Tag: Property Appraiser

Scott PowersJanuary 4, 2019

On Friday, Florida’s Supreme Court upheld an Orange County charter amendment to make the county’s constitutional officers nonpartisan, a decision that could open partisan and nonpartisan debates in other counties. By a 4-3 vote, the court quashed a lower-court ruling that had kept Orange County’s elections partisan for the constitutional offices of sheriff, tax collector, […]

Joe HendersonOctober 28, 2016

Since Bob Henriquez took over as Hillsborough County’s property appraiser four years ago, he has taken several steps to modernize the office. There are nine fewer employees than the office had before Henriquez arrived, and the department’s budget is lower. Most important, though — Henriquez hasn’t had a batch of negative headlines. That’s no small matter. […]

Scott PowersJuly 18, 2016

BusinessForce, the political action arm of Central Florida’s chambers of commerce, has voted unanimously to support all three proposed charter amendments Orange County voters will consider in the November election. Two of the amendments are the Orange County Charter Review Commission’s reaction to a recent judge’s ruling that threw out an earlier charter amendment, approved […]

Scott PowersMarch 28, 2016

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, Property Appraiser Rick Singh and Tax Collector Scott Randolph cannot, as elected officials, sue Orange County over an election that changes the natures of their offices, a judge ruled Monday. However, Singh and Randolph can continue to challenge the election results as individuals, Circuit Court Judge Keith White ruled in Orange […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 16, 2015

Duval County Property Appraiser Jerry Holland posted a warning on Facebook Friday about someone claiming to be an appraiser prowling Atlantic Beach and preying on homeowners. “Today we had a call from a homeowner that someone came to their door saying they were from the Property Appraiser’s office and they wanted to measure inside their […]

Associated PressMay 11, 2015

Hillsborough County officials are using high-definition aerial photographs to crack down on residents who made additions or installed swimming pools without permits. The Hillsborough County Property Appraiser’s Office has spotted changes to more than 10,000 properties in the past 10 months, the Tampa Bay Times reports. Revised property values have led to adjustments that have […]


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