Press "Enter" to skip to content

Supervisors to hold two hearings Tuesday

The Gloucester County Board of Supervisors will hold two public hearings—on a proposed one-year postponement of the county reassessment, and a tax exemption request from Gloucester Youth Baseball—when the board meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the T.C. Walker Education Center.

Both public hearings were requested during the board’s July meeting.

County Assessor Dan Thomas requested that board consider postponing the county’s property reassessment, which is currently scheduled for 2022. He said that pushing the assessment to 2023 will allow his department to record adequate data on the real estate market in Gloucester.

Thomas cited several factors that would cause inaccurate results or strain on the staff. The outbreak of COVID-19 has had an impact on the housing market and may influence sales negatively, which would be reflected in the assessment. Thomas also listed that lack of staffing is a hurdle they would face with the 2022 date.

Gloucester Youth Baseball treasurer James Hou...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.