COUNTY ASSESSOR QUITS BUT WILL VOTERS BE SATISFIED WITH SACRIFICE OF JACKSON COUNTY FALL GUY?!?!
Here's a rather obvious sign that Jackson County political elite are SCARED of the consequences of a property tax mess:
The Jackson County assessor resigned Friday, over controversy surrounded flawed home assessments. The county has not accepted the resignation yet.
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This resignation confirms what Jackson County Insiders have been saying from day one but it's not clear if this sacrificial lamb will solve a bigger problem.
Accordingly . . .
JACKSON COUNTY INSIDERS STILL DON'T THINK THE PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT HOT MESS IS SIMPLY A BUREAUCRATIC PROBLEM!!!
One insider asks:
"They're trying to blame this on everyone including the State of Missouri. If so, why doesn't STL, Clay and Platte County have the same problem? This is is about politics and not broken software."
And so . . . The Friday firing move might seem savvy to politicos but simply raises more questions about who's really in charge down at the Courthouse.
Developing . . .