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'Property Valuation Assessments' to be focus of Texoma Patriots meeting in Van Alstyne July 18
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Jul 18, 2017
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Our next Texoma Patriots meeting is Tuesday, July 18, at 7 p.m.

Location:  Buck Snort BBQ, 224 E. Jefferson, Van Alstyne

Topic:  Property Valuation Assessments

Speakers:  Brett Graham, Shawn Coker, and Bruce Stidham

We will host a roundtable discussion with Brett Graham, Shawn Coker, and Bruce Stidham.  Graham is a local business owner and community volunteer who serves on the Grayson Central Appraisal District (GCAD), Coker is the Chief Appraiser for the Grayson Central Appraisal District, and Stidham is the Grayson Tax Assessor.  What would you like to know about how you are taxed on your home and land?  Come visit with those who can explain the process and help you!

Texans suffer under a horribly burdensome property tax system, and it is only getting worse.  Property valuation assessments have been going through the roof in Grayson County the last couple of years.  Take this opportunity to learn about how the GCAD operates, how it appraises property, and how the appeal system works from the men who work for us in Grayson County.  We will also learn about how assessed values affect taxes as well as how and when taxing entities set their tax rates.  It is important that we, the citizens, fully understand the process.  In most of our cities and towns the budget process is just starting.  It is imperative that we, the citizens, hold our elected officials and taxing entities accountable as it pertains to their budget and tax rate. 

Bring your neighbors or friends with you - everyone is welcome.  Come early and try the tender and tasty ribs.  Jim has the buffet open for us.  There is no charge to attend the meeting.