FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2019
Contact: Marshanna Smith
Jackson County Executive opposes assessment proposal
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. and his administration staunchly oppose a proposal to be considered tomorrow by the Board of Equalization (BOE) that would set arbitrary caps on valuation increases, regardless of the property’s true value.
“The proposal before the BOE is full of legal issues and undermines the Board’s state-mandated duty to ensure properties are assessed at their true market value,” said Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. “The proposal would only create greater unfairness and inequity and property owners need to know that.”
If this proposal passes:
Please see the attached memo provided to the BOE that further outlines the legal issues associated with the proposal. Click here.