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Assessor

A person licensed by a municipality to conduct appraisals of local properties. An assessor may take into account the quality of a property, values of surrounding properties, and market conditions in the area. The purpose of an assessor's appraisals is to assess the value of properties so as to determine each owner's property tax liability.
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assessor

A public official charged with maintaining the property tax rolls and the accuracy of the appraised and assessed value of properties.
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Cosgrove, chief assesor, said the maximum shift allowed in fiscal 2010 was 1.50.