Freedom of Information Request for Supervisor of Assessments


Organizational Chart(s):

Click here to view the Supervisor of Assessments’ Organizational Chart

Purpose / About:

To oversee the valuation of all real property within the county for the purpose of real estate taxation. Prepare and maintain property record cards, tax maps, ownership lists, homestead and non-homestead exemptions. Notify property owners of any change in their assessed valuation by either U.S. mail and/or publications in local newspapers with general circulation. Serve as Clerk of the Board of Review and maintain records of all their actions and meetings.

Duties of the Office:

  • Assess property as of January 1
  • Ownership names
  • Property address
  • Property record cards
  • Tax maps
  • Farm parcels – soil types & land usage
  • Exemptions – homestead & non-homestead
  • Equalize assessments
  • Mail notices
  • Publish assessments
  • Prepare abstracts of assessments – send to Department of Revenue
  • Deliver assessment rolls to the Board of Review


Grundy County Courthouse


Deb Ritke
Assessors Office
Grundy County Courthouse
111 E. Washington St., Room 1
Morris, IL 60450

Main Voice: 1-815-941-3269
FAX: 1-815-941-2126

Number of Employees:

  • Supervisor of Assessments
  • Deputy Supervisor of Assessments
  • (3) clerks
  • (2) field appraisers

Boards, Commissions, Committees or Councils:

  • Illinois Department of Revenue
  • Board of Review
  • Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board
  • Grundy County Board
  • All Taxing Districts within the County

Procedure for Making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests:

  1. Place requests for documents in writing providing a detailed description of the documents requested.
  2. Submit requests to Grundy County Supervisor of Assessments, Deb Ritke at the above address.


  • 35 cents per page of legal size or smaller and $1 for each larger paper.

Additional Information:

The above fees are in accordance with: Section 9-20 of the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS 200/9-20), Section 14-30 of the Property Tax Code (35 ILCS 200/14-30)

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