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City Hallways (Sept. 15) Educating property owners about reval

More information on revaluation

City Hallways reported on Thursday that the city's Assessment and Taxation Department scheduled the first in a series of  public meetings across Buffalo to educate property owners on the revaluation process and to address people's questions and concerns.

The plan to hold public information sessions came up at  a June meeting of the Common Council in which appraisal contractors said that the revaluation process that was started in 2010 was almost complete.

Now, the tax department is working to set up one meeting for each district in the fall and one meeting for each district in the spring. That will provide 18 opportunities for folks to learn what reassessments mean for neighborhoods and property owners.

Although each district will have its own meeting, anyone is welcome to attend of the public sessions in any of the districts.

The first Revaluation Information Session will be held from 6 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in Diefedorf Hall on the University at Buffalo's South Campus in the city's University District.

Stay tuned for additional meetings as information becomes available.

 

El Mes de la Herencia Hispana comienza

Hispanic Heritage Month begins today and runs through Oct. 15.

The national observance recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates the heritage and culture.

This year’s theme is “Shaping the Bright Future of America.”

Locally, the Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York is having a kick-off celebration today from noon to 2 p.m. at the Central Library downtown at 1 Lafayette Sq. The special event will be held in the Ring of Knowledge on the library's main floor.

 

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