A Benefit of Consolidating Township Governments

Back in the 1970’s, Algonquin Township Assessor Forrest Hare computerized his office, probably the first to do so in the State of Illinois. He also took an interest in how assessment could be made more accurate. Hare looked at measures … Continue reading

Dorr Township Assessor Commends Grafton Township Assessor Bill Ottley

This arrived in my email from Dorr Township Assessor Veronica Myers: “I would like to take this opportunity to personally commend Bill Ottley, Grafton Township Assessor. “I have been in the assessment profession since 1993. I began working with the … Continue reading

Where Are the Best Assessors?

I remember when I was following the quality of real estate assessments more closely that a margin of error of 10% for an assessor in Illinois was excellent. Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz, first elected in 1977, consistently did that … Continue reading

Where Are the Best Assessors?

I remember when I was following the quality of real estate assessments more closely that a margin of error of 10% for an assessor in Illinois was excellent. Algonquin Township Assessor Bob Kunz, first elected in 1977, consistently did that … Continue reading