Board to get report on property values

WashCo_logoOfficials with the Washington County Property Records and Taxpayer Services Department will discuss 2013 property valuations at a workshop Tuesday with the Board of Commissioners.

The data presented to commissioners are this year’s property assessments that are payable in 2014. Tax notices were mailed the week of March 18 to county property owners.

Local Boards of Appeal and Equalization and regional open book meetings will occur between Thursday and May 7, with April 30 the last day to file a Tax Court petition for taxes payable this year.

Property owners have until May 17 to file an intent to appeal before the County Board of Appeal and Equalization with the county Assessor’s Office. The county Board of Appeal meets June 18. The 2013 assessments are finalized July 1,

Other items on a lengthy County Board agenda include:

  •   A resolution to apply for state Housing Family Homelessness Prevention and Assistance funds.
  • Amendments to the county’s Capital Improvement Plan and budget.
  •  More discussion on the Newport Transit Station

The County Board meets at 9 a.m. in the fifth-floor boardroom at the County Government Center in Stillwater. Workshops are held in an adjacent conference room. All meetings are open to the public.