Hundreds upset over property assessments



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Jim Nowacki stands in the creek bottom of his Greenwood tree farm Nov. 20. Nowacki appealed the value of his two-acre tree farm after the value jumped from $3,100 to $26,700 when the county deemed the land was residential. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON


More than 1,300 property owners questioned or disputed the new value the county decided their home, land or building was worth.

Last week, the county sent out notices showing property owners how the value of their property changed in a countywide reassessment, and the phone calls questioning the changes began.

About half of property values went up. Most of the rest went down.

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