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Meeting Monday for tax appeals

The County Board of Equalization and the Board of Review and Equalization for the unorganized townships meeting will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, June 15 at the Carlton County Transportation Building. The meeting is in-person and provides an opportunity for property owners to appeal valuations and classifications to a local authority. Appointments are encouraged.

Carlton County assessor Kyle Holmes said nine appellants are scheduled to address the board, about three times higher than normal. Appointments are typically limited to 15 minutes. His office has also seen a higher number of calls this year.

“This meeting is typically a non-event in our county, as my office usually can explain or make warranted adjustments prior that satisfies most inquiries,” Holmes said. “It has been a little more difficult this year due to the pandemic, but we have gotten creative and been able to work things out with most people and their concerns.”

He said values were set as of Jan. 2, 2020 — before the pandemic.

Holmes always encourages residents to contact his office at 218-384-9142