After much debate, the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors voted 4-3 Tuesday night during its meeting in the colonial courthouse to extend Gloucester’s next reassessment completion date from Jan. 1, 2013 to Jan. 1, 2015.
York district supervisor Carter Borden, at-large supervisor Ashley Chriscoe and Ware district supervisor Andy James voted against extending the date, saying the county should stay on track with the Jan. 1, 2013 completion date for the next reassessment.
According to county administrator Brenda Garton, the extra time will allow the county to continue on the path of a fully-staffed, in-house reassessment using new software the county has purchased such as Pictometry, as well as new methodology. Funding for all of the vacant positions to be filled in the county’s reassessment department is accounted for in the current budget, Garton said.
"If we go forward with a good, quality reassessment with more accurate data, we will better serve our const...
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