Property assessments in Augusta County are up nearly 30 percent countywide, and individual property owners are seeing increases as much as 300 percent.
A citizens group is leading an effort to get the Augusta County Board of Supervisors to consider delaying the implementation of the new assessments.
County leaders, for the most part, are balking at the idea, citing state law as a guide in one respect and indications that they think point to the ultimate accuracy of the assessments.
There is a divergence of opinions on the issue, clearly. We want to see if we can come together to find some common ground.
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Links to AFP reports on the Augusta County reassessment:
– Videocast | Attorney demands answers from county
– Attorney threatening legal action regarding petitions, assessment worksheets
– An obvious solution to the assessment controversy in Augusta