Assessing

FY 2024 ANNUAL BUDGET

The primary responsibility of the Assessing Division is the uniform valuation of property to provide a basis for the fair distribution of property taxes. To comply with State statutes and increase equity in the assessment process, all real property is revalued every few years as determined necessary by fluctuations in the real estate market. Residential and commercial properties are viewed periodically to maintain reliable records systems. Business personal property is valued and assessed annually.


Objectives:

  • Adhere to statutory guidelines and generally accepted assessment practices, principles, and procedures.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.
  • Maintain an effective public relations program with property owners and their agents.

Outputs:

  • Completed the annual review and assessment of 25,000 real and personal properties.
  • Reviewed all recent property transactions.
  • Reviewed numerous requests for new property tax exemptions.

Assessing Expenditure Summary