assessed value up $86 million
The final assessed valuation reports
are in by the county's Board of Equalization, since taxpayer
appeals have been heard.
Platte County's assessed valuation has grown more than
$86 million dollars since last year according to the report
given by County Clerk Sandy Krohne at Thursday's Platte
County Commission session.
The final assessed valuations for Platte County compared
to last year are as follows:
County of Platte: $1,239,663,143, an increase of
Road and Bridge District No. 1: $178,089,431, an
increase of $13,677,633.
Drainage Ditch District No. 1: $1,740,583, a decrease
The commission also approved a request from the Platte
County Board of Services to set its levy at $.13, which
was approved by Platte County voters and is the same as
A request for bids was approved for a new Windows 2000
Digital Communications Recorder for the Platte County
Cpt. Bill Taylor said the current recorder is a two piece
older style tape system, and the department needs a more
The recorder is a budgeted item at approximately $27,000.
In other business, the commission:
Approved a bid award of $24,600 for a heavy duty
pickup truck for the Platte County Public Works Department
from Thoroughbred Ford in Kansas City.