(Part six in a 13-part series) “People have more faith in Pearson’s than they do in county government,” said Matthew Ridenhour, a Republican member of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, who represents District 5.
The next chapter in the saga of the 2011 Mecklenburg County property tax revaluation began Monday when the Board of County Commissioners approved up to $1.7 million for Pearson’s Appraisal Services to identify and help fix major assessment errors in the county’s 1,300 neighborhoods.
Updated at 9:20 a.m. Dec. 6, 2012 CHARLOTTE — In the latest chapter of the 2011 Mecklenburg County revaluation mess, the county has hired one of its own to be temporary property tax assessor. On Tuesday, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners unanimously, and without debate, OK’d appointing county General Manager Bobbie Shields to head the assessor’s [...]
The man behind the review of the Mecklenburg County revaluation review talks to The Mecklenburg Times. Here's what he had to say.
CHARLOTTE — The current lame-duck Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will meet one last time — at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center, 600 E. fourth St. — to try to take action on an outside report that was highly critical of the county’s handling of the contentious 2011 property tax revaluation. The [...]
CHARLOTTE — The final, written report on an outside review of the highly contentious 2001 Mecklenburg County property tax revaluation of homes and business properties is now posted to the county website as a PDF file. The report, by Wilson-based Pearson’s Appraisal Services, contains no surprises but does go into much more detail about the [...]
Pearson’s representative Emmett Curl said he thought the revaluation would not have devolved into a debacle if the county’s informal appeals process for disputed values were more “customer-friendly.”