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Appraisal district seeking normalcy

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Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2008 12:00 pm

By Alicia Lacy

The Cove Herald

From its ashes rises a new building – in Copperas Cove – and possibly a new chief appraiser.

After a rocky year, the first signs of normalcy appear for the Coryell Central Appraisal District.

The tax district broke ground Wednesday for its new Copperas Cove facility after closing its books from 2007.

The appraisal district and the city hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new facility.

The appraisal district’s building was demolished in October, after the roof of a neighboring building collapsed on July 3, 2007, which was followed by the resignation of Chief Appraiser Jerry Hogg in September and the board working to sort out the 2007 and 2008 budgets.

Interim Chief Appraiser Roy Johnson said the board has offered the chief appraiser position to Mitch Fast.

The taxing district will share the new building with the city of Copperas Cove Building and Code Enforcement departments.

The 4,800-square-foot facility, currently under construction at 207 S. Third St., is scheduled for completion in February.

Annabelle Smith, chairman of the appraisal district board of directors, said the location is ideal and just what the district needs. She said the board was glad to have its presence back in Copperas Cove.

“It gives us room to grow and serves the needs of the

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