Fitzgerald & County Council to Hold Reassessment Town Hall Meetings in Hampton Twp. Today and Cheswick on Wednesday

PITTSBURGH – County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and County Council Member Jan Rea will hold a town hall meeting to assist homeowners with the 2013 court-ordered reassessment from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. tonight, March 19, at Hampton Middle School located at 4589 School Drive in Hampton Twp. Parking at the middle school is limited, but overflow parking will be available in the high school lot with a shuttle bus operating to the middle school.

The County Executive and County Council will host an additional town hall meeting in the Alle-Kiski Valley from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, at the Harmar House located at 1321 Freeport Road in Cheswick.

The town hall meetings will include a presentation that explains the reassessment process, how to file and prepare for informal reviews and formal appeals, and other options for reducing assessed values, as well as a question-and-answer period. In addition, county staff will be on hand to assist property owners with filing various forms. Legal and real estate professionals will also be present to provide free one-on-one advice and assistance.

No registration is required, and the sessions are free and open to all. Property owners from any community are welcome to attend town hall meetings throughout the county.

Additional information on upcoming town hall meeting dates and locations is available at www.alleghenycounty.us/townhall.aspx.

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