Posted on 21 April 2011 by KWBG
BOONE, Iowa—As expected, new property assessments that were mailed out a week ago are a very hot topic. Some people have seen substantial increases, while others have seen reductions or little to no change. Boone County Assessor D. Kevin Burggraaf says his offices goal is to have fair valuations and avoid equalization orders from the state. He says some 10,000 residential properties have been reviewed. Burggraaf also says ag land is set on corn suitability ratio. The new assessments will certainly draw a number of appeals and Burggraaf says he encourages people to appeal their assessments. He has a link
on the county web site to help start the process.