As of this moment, Washington County is a step closer to property reassessment but the fight isn’t over yet and it’s a long way from being settled in court.
People who live in suburbs east of Pittsburgh began to receive their 2012 assessment notices. Anyone whose home is up more than 30 percent will likely see their taxes increase.
There are winners and losers in this reassessment and those who feel they’ve been socked by an unfairly high value will most likely appeal. But what about those who have seen their valuation go down?
Those new assessment values that caused so much consternation in the city may be arriving in your mailbox very soon. At a hearing Thursday, Judge R. Stanton Wettick ordered the county to start mailing them out suburban communities next week.
With implementation of the new assessment numbers put on hold for another year, does that give time for the state legislature to stop court-ordered assessments?
Judge R. Stanton Wettick has made a decision regarding the delay of the 2012 assessment. The new numbers will be postponed until 2013.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Allegheny County Councilman Vince Gastgeb.
He’s been on City Council for less than two weeks, but already Councilman Corey O’Connor has held several neighborhood meetings on reassessments.
The judge who ordered the Allegheny County reassessments is expected to decide today if the rollout should be delayed.
Call it a standoff between senior Judge Stanton Wettick and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald over property assessments.
The judge who ordered the 2012 property assessments is now ordering county administrators in charge of assessments to listen to him and not Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.
If you live in the city or Mt. Oliver, in the next day or so you’ll be receiving a letter from County Executive Rich Fitzgerald telling you those new reassessment values on your home or business are no longer in effect.
Confused homeowners packed a meeting designed to answer questions about the Allegheny County property assessments.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to former federal prosecutor and current defense attorney Al Lindsay about being in contempt of court.
Judge R. Stanton Wettick issued a ruling early this afternoon that Allegheny County must use the 2012 property assessment values.
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