Assessors settle remaining property tax appeals
April 18, 2019
The borough's contract assessors gave the borough assembly, who were acting as the board of equalization, a review of the remaining unsettled property tax appeals between property owner Andrew Cowan and the assessor on April 9.
Every four years, the borough's contract assessors cycle through different areas of the borough evaluating current building permits as needed. This year the assessors evaluated the canneries and properties near the borough's cemetery. The assessors received 81 appeals from 53 appellants. Last year, there were 110 appeals, according to Shannon McCullough of the boroug...