Departments :: Assessment and Tax
We assess property values in order to calculate and collect property taxes to fund local taxing districts. Provide customer service. Responsible for reading deeds and maintaining property ownership; Business Personal Property; Manufactured Structures; plats, lot line adjustments, cancel & combines, segregations of property; exemption programs; special assessment programs.
Tax Collection certifies the tax roll; collects current and delinquent taxes; turns over collections to Treasurer for distribution to all taxing districts; processes foreclosures; manages bankruptcies; does personal property warrants and garnishments; submits yearly audit reports of all tax collections; handles tax appeals; does correction/journal vouchers; processes Fire/Act of God Applications; processes refunds; collects advance collections; and other related work as required.
Director: Tom Linhares
Chief Deputy Assessor: Donna Mollet
Chief Tax Deputy: Sylvia Loewen
Chief Appraiser: Darlene Lufkin
Appraiser I: Brandon Jones
Appraiser II: Melanie Brown
Personal Property Specialist: Sue Awmiller
Deeds Specialist: Jason Wallace
Assessment/Tax Clerk: Linda L. Perkins