Tax assessor’s response disappoints Germantown flood victims

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 07, 2021 8:26 AM CT | Published: June 06, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Germantown property owners whose houses were damaged by a 2019 flood say the Shelby County Assessor promised to meet with them to discuss how their homes’ values increased despite the destruction. But Melvin Burgess’ representatives say no such gathering will occur.


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Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren

Abigail Warren is a lifelong resident of Shelby County and a graduate of the University of Memphis. She has worked for several local publications and covers the suburbs for The Daily Memphian.