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Letters to the Editor

Innovation, leadership

To the Editor:

I’m Carol Perschke, McHenry Township assessor since 1995, running for re-election in 2013. I have a Democratic opponent.

My office has served property owners with information, innovation and leadership. Future vision includes continued excellence in service, fairly and professionally.

Information and customer service include:

• Education in person, print and web;

• Ask the Assessor night;

• Extended office hours and home visits.

Innovation includes:

• Online access since 2000/2001;

• Ongoing work toward paperless office;

• Advanced assessment software user.

Leadership includes:

• Department head; award-winning professional;

• 2012 budget lower than 2009;

• Past officer County Assessors Association and Illinois Assessors Association;

• Current chairman of the Illinois Property Assessment Institute;

• McHenry Lions Club since 1999; current second vice president.

I have the passion and energy to continue making ours the best assessment office in the county.

Please choose me on April 9 based on qualifications and accomplishments, not generic promises.

Carol L. Perschke

McHenry Township assessor

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