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For Immediate Release
DLGF offers more accountability and access to hearings for Hoosiers across the state
INDIANAPOLIS (December 8, 2008) – The Department of Local Government Finance will be streaming the upcoming Local Property Tax Control Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at approximately 9:30 a.m. Links to the live streaming will be available from the Department’s Web site at www.in.gov/dlgf/2342.htm. Local officials, staff, citizens and media outlets are encouraged to take advantage of this service.
Following the live streaming of the Local Property Tax Control Board meeting the DLGF will post the video for further viewing within a timely manner.
WHO: Local Property Tax Board Members
WHAT: Live Streaming of the Local Property Tax Control Board meeting
WHEN: December 9, 2008 at 9:30 a.m.
The School Property Tax Control Board and the Local Government Property Tax Control Board meet each month (except January) to review construction plans and other financial requests. After thorough review, the Boards – comprised of experts in the fields of business, engineering, architecture and education – make recommendations to DLGF Commissioner Cheryl Musgrave to approve, deny or modify the requests.
Once she receives the recommendations, the Commissioner is the approving authority. Each request is considered on a case-by-case basis using information related to local opposition and support, property tax impact and the needs of the local community.
Contact: Department of Local Government Finance - 317-232-3777