Tag: Anna Johnson

Public Participation Trends & Concepts

And now a word from our panelists and moderator. Jim Middaugh, Communications Director, Oregon Metro Bio: I am responsible for Metro’s communications, media relations and public engagement work. First paying job: Lifeguard Soundtrack of your life: Kikko’s Song Book you are currently reading: Bruce — by Peter Ames Carlin Anything else: I like bicycling  Steve … Continued

The Rest of the Story on the Deschutes County Property Tax Fairy

Local governments have been grappling with property taxes since 1990 when Measure 5 and Measure 50 went into effect. While Measure 5 simply limited the tax rates used in calculating taxes imposed, Measure 50 changed the conceptual definitions of both assessed values and tax rates. The drumbeat for property tax reform in Oregon has grown louder … Continued

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