Property Tax Symposium to be Held in Kalamazoo

February 23, 2009

Kalamazoo, Michigan - February 24, 2009 - The Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® (GKAR) and the Home Builders Association of Greater Kalamazoo (HBAGK) will be jointly hosting a Property Tax Symposium on Tuesday, February 24th from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the Raymond C. Becker Auditorium at the GKAR facility
located at 5830 Venture Park Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009.

The Symposium is titled "Questions You Were Afraid To Ask About Your Property Taxes" and will include a moderator and a panel made up of local assessors, a Township
Supervisor, an appraiser, legal counsel and an industry representative.

Members of GKAR and HBAGK have been invited and the general public is encouraged to attend as well. There will be no cost for this event as the goal is to provide education regarding the State Equalized Value (SEV) and Taxable Value (TV) of homes, as well as to answer questions relative to the assessment appeal process.

The moderator for this event will be David Maturen, Kalamazoo County Commissioner for District 17.

To date, the following individuals have signed on to serve as panelists:

  • Connie Darling, City of Kalamazoo Assessor
  • Ted Gruizenga, Texas Township Assessor
  • Dave Healy, Texas Township Supervisor
  • Patrick Lennon, Attorney for Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
  • Lee Crossley, Realtor for Prudential Preferred, REALTORS®

Frank Mortl, III
Chief Executive Officer

Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS®
5830 Venture Park Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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