Jackson County Dumps Corporate Assessors Amid Rampant Complaints

The push back here was palpable given very few breaks for local taxpayers attempting to plead their case and grovel for the right to stay in their homes.

Inside scoop on this move: The corporate reps were protecting their interests meanwhile "homegrown talent" doesn't really have any motive for adjusting assessments against more accurately.

Here's the word . . .  

"The Jackson County, Missouri’s executive’s office said the assessment department released several hearing officers because the county legislature did not pass an ordinance authorizing more money for the officers."

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Jackson County lays off hearing officers amidst assessment appeal process

Jackson County loses 11 hearing officers during busy property appeals process in argument over paying for the positions.