For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Tammy Lanier, Director
Communications and Public Information
Cell: 281.543.7845 or Office: 713.696.0752

Carol Vaughn, Communications Manager
Communications and Public Information
Cell: 281.660.9205 or Office: 713.696.0756

2012 Property Tax Base Summit on Feb. 21 details
economic trends affecting 2012 Harris County property values

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Property Tax Base Summit Presentation

Get information about Harris County property values and the consequences to taxpayers at the 2012 Property Tax Base Summit on Feb. 21 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Harris County Department of Education, 6300 Irvington Blvd. in Houston, Texas.  The summit is co-hosted by the Harris County Appraisal District and Harris County Department of Education. 

The presentation led by Jim Robinson, Harris County Appraisal District chief appraiser and Guy Griscom, the district’s assistant chief appraiser gives a comprehensive analysis of major categories of property affecting all regions of Harris County.  Attendees will receive a detailed overview of the economic trends occurring during 2011 that influence property values as of Jan. 1, 2012. 

Following the presentation, the county appraisers field questions from members of the audience.

A $10 fee includes a box lunch.  For more information about the summit, call (713) 696-0790.  To register, go to to “register now” and enter workshop name or date.

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