A firm hired by county commissioners to help ease the backlog in the Tax Assessor’s office is set to begin work in January.
Appraisers with McCormick Solutions, a division of LMC Inc., have been tasked with various operational functions, says county public information officer Rob Moore.
“This is the firm the commission voted to hire several months ago to help with the backlog of new construction and with other duties since the Assessors Office has been down several personnel,” he explains.
McCormick employees will monitor new construction permits, do some on-the-ground appraising. Eventually, they help with additional tasks as the Board of Assessors and county see fit.
Property owners should expect to see these contract appraisers conducting onsite visits at the start of the new year. Moore says they will have Habersham County identification and their vehicles will be clearly marked.