Judge R. Stanton Wettick issued a ruling early this afternoon that Allegheny County must use the 2012 property assessment values.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s cancellation of informal assessment hearings caught some by surprise at the county assessment office. “I don’t like it and it’s not fair,” said one taxpayer who showed for a cancelled hearing.
Throw out those assessments. At least that is what Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says he’s throwing out the reassessed property values and suggests homeowners do the same.
If you think residential property owners are taking a hit with incorrect super high reassessments, it’s only worse for the thousands who own commercial real estate in the city.
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl says the city will be giving residents some extra help with the assessment process.
An Allegheny County judge is considering postponing the implementation of the recent property reassessments, which have caused so much controversy. A hearing on the issue was held this morning in court.
Blame sky rocketing property reassessments on your local school board, says Allegheny County Executive-elect Rich Fitzgerald.
A hearing was held today over the progress of the property reassessments that have been stirring controversy and causing much anger across Allegheny County this week.
Frustrated homeowners are continuing to voice their many concerns today about the recent property reassessments.
The court-ordered reassessment program has now started in Allegheny County.
Allegheny County Executive-Elect Rich Fitzgerald told a packed house on Mt. Washington that the new court-ordered reassessment program now starting in the county, will be both “disastrous and chaotic.”
Residents in the City of Pittsburgh and in Mount Oliver received their updated reassessments first. Values have skyrocketed and many people are experiencing sticker shock.
Allegheny County executive-elect Rich Fitzgerald takes office on January 3, so KDKA Political Editor Jon Delano asked him if the court-ordered reassessment letters will go out on his watch.
Allegheny County Dan Onorato has just a few months left as county executive and he jokes that he is leaving office just as he started it eight years ago — fighting against what he calls the unfair reassessment of Allegheny County property owners.