INTERGOVERNMENTAL POLICY AND PLANNING DIVISION
The Intergovernmental Policy and Planning Division (IGPP) functions as a conduit for intergovernmental communications by gathering and disseminating information concerning the needs of local governments and Council of Governments, the programs of assistance available to them, and legislative activities affecting them. IGPP also coordinates state efforts to revitalize cities, preserve the unique charm of our state, and build livable, economically strong communities while protecting our natural resources for the enjoyment of future generations. The IGPP Division includes two units - the Office of Responsible Growth (ORG) and the Assessment, Data Collection and Grants Management Unit.
|OFFICE OF RESPONSIBLE GROWTH
The Office of Responsible Growth is established by Section 17 of Public Act 23-207 as a successor to Executive Order #15 to coordinate state efforts to revitalize cities, preserve the unique charm of our state, and build livable, economically strong communities while protecting our natural resources for the enjoyment of future generations.
|ASSESSMENT, DATA COLLECTION AND GRANTS MANAGEMENT
Develops and recommends policy to the Governor and provides guidance to municipalities in certain areas of property tax assessment. Issues regulations concerning municipal revaluations; qualifies revaluation personnel; recommends schedules for motor vehicle property assessment purposes; and prescribes municipal assessment forms.
Manages formula grant programs that benefit municipalities and property tax relief programs that benefit individuals/companies. Team members collect, analyze and publish municipal data including grand list, equalized net grand list, mill rates and tax levies.
Oversees the municipality revaluation process including date tracking and certification of revaluations. Tests and certifies revaluation employees and companies.