Over 700 persons filled the Peters Township High School for Your Property Reassessment: What Does It Mean? on Monday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. Library staff organized the event to help residents understand the recent property reassessment that was conducted in Washington County.
Guest speakers for this event included Commissioner Harlan G. Shober, Jr., County Director of Administration Scott Fergus, and Attorney Susan Key. Topics discussed included:
- The Status of Washington County’s reassessment
- The Appeal Process: How it Works
- How to Look at Your Property Values
- Examples of Assessed Values vs. Millage Rates/Taxe
The program was videotaped by Peters Township Community Television and can be viewed here. It is also being broadcast locally on Channel 7 or Channel 38. Check the current broadcast schedule for dates and times.
If property owners are not satisfied with the new value, they may submit an appeal with the Washington County Board of Assessment Appeals not later than Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Visit the Property Reassessment Information on the library web site for links to the online resources discussed during the program.