Photo finish: Commissioner questions why Assessor’s picture adorns reappraisal notices

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 10, 2021 3:09 PM CT | Published: March 10, 2021 2:37 PM CT

The notices are drawing fire from a county commissioner after the commission approved $180,000 more in funding last month for the direct mail piece. The assessor’s office says it is Melvin Burgess’ way of “owning” the process.


Shelby County Assessor of Property Melvin Burgess Jr. Shelby County Commission Mick Wright Javier Bailey Subscriber Only

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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