SACRAMENTO – Most properties in Madera County are properly assessed and the assessment quality meets state standards, according to a report by the state’s Board of Equalization.
The assessment roll handled by the Madera County Assessor’s Office represents about $10.2 billion in value, according to George Runner, second district member of the California State Board of Equalization.
The Madera County Assessment Practices Survey Report, released Friday, addresses the quality of the 2010-11 Madera County assessment roll and presents 12 recommendations for improving the county assessor’s programs. It also includes the assessor’s responses to the recommendations.
Such reports provide an overview of how well the assessors’ duties are performed and identify where improvements should be made, according to the state BOE. Every assessor is required to identify and assess all properties located within the county – unless specifically exempt – and maintain a database or “roll” of the properties and their assessed values...