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Labette County Clerk -Office Clerk job opening

6/9/2021

Labette County Clerk's Office is seeking an Office Clerk.  This is a full-time position with all county benefits including medical/dental insurance, vacation/sick leave, and holiday pay.  Pay starts at $12.44 per hour.  Computer skills a must.  Position requires ability to meet and work with the public.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  A pre-employment physical, drug screen, and background check is required.  Labette County is an E.O.E (Equal Opportunity Employer).  Application and job description can be picked up at the Clerk's Office (501 Merchant, Oswego, KS  67356) or available online.  

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2021 Personal Property Values

5/3/2021

2021 Personal Property Values were mailed out Friday April 30, 2021

Taxpayers have till May 15, 2021 to protest Personal Property Values. 

Personal Property Worksheets were due *March 15, 2021. To avoid further penalties you need to turn in signed worksheets to the Appraiser's Office. 

 *After March 15th the penalties for not returning the Personal Property worksheet are 5% per month up to 25% then 50% after a year for failure to file. The penalties for late failing are set by the State per the guidelines in the Personal Property Guide. [K.S.A. 79-1422]

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2021 Valuation Notices

2/11/2021

Notices of Value will be mailed out on February 12, 2021. You will have until March 12, 2021 to file an Informal Hearing.

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LEGAL NOTICE - TREND ANALYSIS RESULTS

1/26/2021

LABETTE COUNTY APPRAISER
LABETTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
501 Merchant
Oswego, KS 67356
Phone: (620) 795-2548
RESULTS OF MARKET STUDY ANALYSIS FOR LABETTE COUNTY
FOR THE ASSESSMENT YEAR 2021 PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 79-1460a
Annually, at least five business days prior to the mailing of change of value notices pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1460a, and amendments thereto, the county or district appraiser shall cause to be published in the official county newspaper the results of the market study analysis as prescribed by the Director of Property Valuation of the Kansas Department of Revenue.
A study of the residential real estate market indicated that there is an overall inflationary trend of 0.3% per year.
A study of the commercial real estate market indicated that there is an overall deflationary trend of 1.3% per year.
A study of the real estate market for vacant lots indicated that there is an overall deflationary trend of 1.8% per year.
Values on specific properties may not follow indicated trends because of changes in the property, correction of descriptive data or an adjustment of value based on sales of similar properties. Some properties may increase at a greater rate while some properties may decrease or change in valuation only slightly.
Agricultural land values have been established by the Division of Property Valuation and Kansas State University. In accordance with the provisions in K.S.A. 79-1476, the Division of Property Valuation is required to annually furnish each county the results of its study relation to changes, if any, of the use value of agricultural land. Changes can and do occur as a result of several factors including cropping practices, commodity prices and production costs.
Labette County will implement the agricultural land values as provided by the Division of Property Valuation. These values are available for review within the County Appraiser’s office.

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2021 Personal Property Renditions

1/4/2021

Renditions for Personal Property were mailed January 1st, 2021. If you receive one please review, sign and return by March 15th, 2021. If the Appraiser's Office doesn't receive your renditions before March 15th penalties will apply. For further information go to the appraiser’s page and then click on the personal property tab. If you have questions please contact our office at 620-795-2548

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Valuation Notices

2/17/2020

Notices of Value will be mailed out on February 18, 2020. You will have until March 18, 2020 to file an Informal Hearing. For more information please go to the Valuations tab under County Departments.

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Legal Notice - Trend Analysis Results

1/31/2020

LABETTE COUNTY APPRAISER - LABETTE COUNTY COURTHOUSE

501 Merchant - Oswego, KS 67356 - Phone: (620) 795-2548

RESULTS OF MARKET STUDY ANALYSIS FOR LABETTE COUNTY FOR THE ASSESSMENT YEAR 2020 PURSUANT TO K.S.A. 79-1460a

Annually, at least ten business days prior to the mailing of change of value notices pursuant to K.S.A. 79-1460a, and amendments thereto, the county or district appraiser shall cause to be published in the official county newspaper the results of the market study analysis as prescribed by the Director of Property Valuation of the Kansas Department of Revenue.

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2020 Personal Property Renditions

12/30/2019

We will be mailing out renditons on Janurary 1st, 2020. If you recieve one please sign return by March 15th, 2020. For further information go to the apprasier's page and then click on the personal property tab.

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2019 General Election Audit Report

11/12/2019

The 2019 General Election Audit Report is now available.  To access the report please click here...

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Post Election Audit Notification

10/29/2019

Election: November 5, 2019 – City/School General 2019

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