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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.

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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Secretario, o assesor de los Mandarines [secretary or counselor of the mandarins], gan kung [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] gan teu' [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] chu vuen [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
This helps the assesor make a determination as to whether the subject site may have the potential to contain subsurface soil or groundwater contamination that may cause the prospective purchaser to incur liability for cleanup, prohibit development plans or result in increased development costs.
Black Hawk, the Provincial Municipal Assesor and the Town have now agreed that payment of C$825,129 will settle all municipal taxes, arrears and penalties for the period 1997 through 2003.