The township wants to commence reassessment this spring, but had yet to hear from prospective firms as the proposal (RFP) deadline approaches.
Dennis De Klerk
Friday, February 22, 2013
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
However, Cinnaminson has yet to receive any RFPs, just a week week away from the deadline.
The township wants to commence reassessment this spring, but has yet to hear from prospective firms just a week away from the request for proposal (RFP) deadline. Assessor Dennis DeKlerk said the township published the RFPs at the end of last month, with a deadline of Feb. 28. But as of Tuesday, none had been submitted. “I’m a little concerned because we haven’t had any response yet,” said DeKlerk. The tentative timetable for reassessment is to award a contract in March or April, with the field work beginning around May. But if no proposals are received by the deadline, DeKlerk said Cinnaminson officials will have to republish. According to the assessor, many municipalities in the state are undergoing reassessments and revaluations, …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Cinnaminson's tax assessor suggests a reassessment for all residential and commercial properties in town since appeals have costed the township well over $600,000.
With the township slated to lose more than $600,000 in uncollected taxes this year due to appeals—an amount Cinnaminson’s tax assessor calls “unprecedented”—a reassessment has been suggested to township committee members. The next step is for Dennis DeKlerk, the assessor, to contact the county for approval and move forward with the project. “We’ve had unprecedented and historic levels of tax appeals filed in the township, none of which is defended,” said DeKlerk. “The only way to remedy the losses is to reassess the town to reflect the current market conditions.” DeKlerk presented to township committee Monday evening and said the only way to remedy the “snowball effect” of tax appeals is to adjust the ratable base. “There’s no other way to…