Property Assessor’s race

—–Original Message—–
From: “Todd Orr” <toddorr4assessor@gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2020 2:27pm
To: Tona
Subject: Re: Changes that you’d like to see

Tona,
Communication is vital.  As I’ve talked with the public while campaigning, most of the community doesn’t know what the Property Assessor’s job entails.  I want an opportunity to change that.  As Assessor, you have to communicate with the public, the staff, other elected officials, and the County Commission.  In order to have good communication, you must begin by building a relationship.  I believe I can begin doing just that.
 
I also want to have an open door policy with the public.  As Property Assessor I want constituents to feel welcome to come to the office to see me if they have questions or concerns.  I’ll be in the office to meet with them and will return phone calls promptly.  Much of this job is about being a resource to the community.  Getting information to them in a timely manner and being able to address their concerns is vital.  
 
I want to ensure Fair and Equitable Appraisals.  From all accounts that I’ve gathered, the staff in the Assessor’s office does a fantastic job.  I want to make sure they have up-to-date training to help them perform their duties even more efficiently.  I believe continual training is essential.
 
I hope this answers your questions.  I would appreciate your vote in the Republican Primary on Tuesday, March 3.  Also I hope you know early voting started yesterday.  Thank you for reaching out to me.
 
Todd
 
On Wed, Feb 12, 2020 at 8:18 PM Tona wrote:

Dear Mr. Orr,
What changes would you like to see in the Blount County Property Assessor’s Office?

Sincerely,

Tona

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