APPELLATE COURT OF ILLINOIS, FIRST DISTRICT, FIRST DIVISION
GENERAL TAXES FOR THE YEAR 1980 (Heritage
Standard Bank, as Trustee, et al.,
Edward J. Rosewell, Cook County Treasurer, as Trustee of
the Indemnity Fund Created Pursuant to Section 247a
of the Revenue Act of 1939, as Amended,
542 N.E.2d 15, 185 Ill. App. 3d 701, 134 Ill. Dec. 15 1989.IL.879
Appeal from the Circuit Court of Cook County; the Hon. Marjan Peter Staniec, Judge, presiding.
JUSTICE O'CONNOR delivered the opinion of the court. MANNING, P.J., and BUCKLEY, J., concur.
DECISION OF THE COURT DELIVERED BY THE HONORABLE JUDGE O'CONNOR
Petitioner Larry Burke (Burke) filed a petition for indemnification pursuant to section 247a of the Revenue Act of 1939 (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 120, par. 728a), after the county clerk of Cook County failed to process Burke's redemption of a three-unit apartment building. The respondent Cook County collector, as trustee under section 247a (the Collector), admitted liability for failure to process the redemption, and Burke was awarded indemnification in the amount of the fair market value of the subject property, less the redemption ...