Series of Public Meetings Announced for Tax Revaluation Review

Pearson’s Appraisal Services has announced the dates and places for a series of meetings to discuss with property owners the findings and recommendations from its review of the 2011 Mecklenburg County property revaluation. One meeting will be held in each Board of County Commissioners district, and will include details related to findings in the district where the meeting is held. The six BOCC district meetings will follow Pearson’s presentation of its review findings and recommendations at the Nov. 13 Board of County Commissioners workshop, which will be held at 3 p.m. in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center.
At the beginning of Pearson’s review, a first round of public meetings was held in July and August to provide property owners an opportunity to voice their concerns about the revaluation. Pearson’s will spend a total of 16 weeks on the assessment including all aspects of administrative procedures, conformity to legal requirements, accepted appraisal standards, integrity of data, and the dissemination of information to the public.
Meeting dates:
November 13 – District 5 – Marion Diehl Recreation Center – 2219 Tyvola Road
November 14 – District 1 – Cornelius Town Hall – 21445 Catawba Ave
November 15 – District 4 – Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center – Room 280
November 15 – District 6 – Matthews Town Hall – 232 Matthews Station Street
November 19 – District 2 – First Baptist Church West – 1801 Oaklawn Avenue
November 19 – District 3 – Living Faith Baptist Church -8600 Hood Road

All meetings are 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and are open to the public. There is no need to register in advance.
The Board authorized contracting with Pearson’s to analyze the revaluation to address concerns expressed by several home owners about changes in property values as well as the notification and appeals process. Pearson’s will provide a final report to the Board at the Board’s Nov. 20 meeting.