Outstanding Achievement in Property Assessment (Large Jurisdiction)

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An elected or appointed Certified Illinois Assessing Officer who oversees a township/multi-township jurisdiction of more than 25,000 residents or a county jurisdiction of more than 50,000 residents.



One nomination is allowed per nominee. If multiple nominations are received for one person, the nominators will be contacted and asked to resubmit one nomination.



Candidates are judged on the following factors:

  • Assessment accuracy (measured against comparable jurisdictions)
  • Innovation (practices that improve the quality of assessments within the jurisdiction)
  • Collaboration (working with other officials, both inside and outside the specific jurisdiction)
  • Ethics (maintaining the public trust in the assessment and property tax cycles)



The nominations are reviewed by the IPAI Board of Directors and considered on the above criteria.

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