Snowdon Selected as Starke County Assessor

Newly-elected Starke County Assessor Michelle Snowdon and Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston sign Snowdon’s oath of office. Photo provided.

Starke County has a new assessor. Longtime assessor’s office employee Michelle Snowdon was unanimously chosen during a Democratic Party caucus Thursday. Snowdon replaces Rhonda Milner, who officially stepped down from the position Friday afternoon. Continue reading

Property Tax Reassessment Under Way in Starke County


Representatives from the Starke County Assessor’s Office are visiting homes throughout the county to conduct the state-mandated cyclical reassessment process. They are required to physically inspect 25 percent of the properties in the county each year to ensure property records contain accurate information. County Assessor Rhonda Milner says this is done to make sure taxpayers receive accurate assessments. Continue reading

Starke County Commissioners Award Cyclical Assessment Contract

starke-county-courthouseOwners of property in Starke County will now have the value reassessed every four years.

Assessor Rhonda Milner told the county commissioners the state has ordered a new timeline for the process in order to more accurately track market trends. She says 25 percent of parcels in the county will be assessed each year rather than trying to squeeze everything into two years. That will put the county on a more normal schedule.

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