Travel Meeting Minutes - June 22, 2021

Travel Meeting Minutes - June 22, 2021

GOVERNOR'S TRAVEL CONTROL BOARD

Meeting of the Board

June 22, 2021
10 a.m.

James R. Thompson Center
Room 4-400
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601

and

William G. Stratton Building
Room 715
Springfield, Illinois 62706

and Webex

MINUTES

PRESENT:

Members

In Chicago
  • Anthony Pascente, Chairman
  • Jasmine Hooks, Member
In Springfield
  • Jim Foys, Member

Staff

In Springfield
  • Kelley Wells, State Travel Coordinator
  • Sean Coombe, Attorney
  1. Call to Order

    At approximately 10:06 a.m. Chairman Anthony Pascente called to order a meeting of the Governor’s Travel Control Board.

  2. Consideration of Minutes

    March 16, 2021

    The minutes of the meeting of the March 16, 2021 meeting were approved. Motion made by Jim Foys with a second by Chairman Pascente to approve the minutes.

  3. Exceptions
    1. Approved Travel Exceptions
      1. Illinois State Police – Blanket Exception for Executive Protection Unit
      2. Tollway – In Headquarters Lodging during Inclement Weather

  4. New Business

    The board made the decision to extend the blanket approval for the use of personal vehicles with regard to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The blanket exception that was put into place allowing employees to claim mileage reimbursement in lieu of being instructed to utlize state cars, rental cars, Amtrak, etc. is to be extended through July 31, 2021.

  5. Adjournment

    A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 10:50 a.m. by Jim Foys and Chairman Pascente seconded the motion.