Bedwell, Sutherland will bring needed change |

Bedwell, Sutherland will bring needed change

Bruce and Izzy claim they solved the county’s financial problems. During their term, my property assessment increased 36 percent in one year.

At a 2/26/02 Board of Supervisors’ meeting 30-plus citizens vainly protested assessment increases in violation of Proposition 13, but county counsel claimed Section 51 of the tax code legalized these increases. Section 51, paragraph D, states that, “In no event shall the percentage increase for any assessment year … exceed 2 percent.” It appears the problems were solved on the backs of taxpayers, not their astute management. Elect Drew Bedwell and Robin Sutherland for a change.

Overton Caperton

Grass Valley

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