MISSION STATEMENT

Our department is designed to function as the educational, advisory and assistance arm of County Government, providing a multitude of administrative and technical services to local government, assessing officials and the general public.

All responses are directed toward customer understanding and satisfaction of how NYS Real Property Tax Law is applied equitably and uniformly.
Our activities become paramount to delivering the highest level of professional quality programs by those responsible for such, and establish the framework by which county government is financed in a reasonable and consistent manner.

PRINCIPLES

COMPLIANCE WITH STATUTES OF LAW
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE
GOVERNMENT CREDIBILITY
COMMUNITY AWARENESS
PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
WORKFORCE PROFICIENCY
COOPERATIVE INVOLVEMENT
EQUALIZATION RATE STABILITY
ULTIMATE GOALS: EQUALITY – EQUITY