Tuesday, March 11, 2008


Q&A: Assessing Royalton and state property taxes
By Bill Wolcott, Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Thomas L. Arlington, 60, has been the assessor in the Town of Royalton for 27 years. The town recently completed an assessment and sent out notices to property owners on Feb. 29.

A Royalton native, Arlington graduated from Royalton-Hartland and Erie Community College in the civil technology program. He is also the code enforcement officer.

Arlington began informal hearings with town residents concerned with their assessment on Friday. There is a town board meeting today at the town hall. Arlington conducts informal hearings at 5316 Royalton Center Road. The Grievance Day is the fourth Tuesday in May.There are 3,855 parcels in the town and the last Royalton revaluation was done in 2004.

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