Assessor

Phone

(308) 268-3145

Fax

(308) 268-3205

Address

PO Box 368
Beaver City, NE 68926

Email

Links

Nebraska Assessors Online

GIS Workshop

Nebraska Department of Property Assessment and Taxation

Nebraska Tax Equalization
and Review Commission

Homestead Exemption Information Nebraska Department of Revenue

Personal Property

Real Estate

Homestead Exemptions

General FAQ's

Permissive Exemptions FAQ's

Mobile Homes FAQ's 

Assessor Video

Melody L. Crawford

Assessor

Duties and Qualifications

The County Assessor is an elected official who has the general supervision over and the direction of the assessment of all property in his or her county. The duties are prescribed by Nebraska Statutes, Rules and Regulations (Chapter 77), which have the effect of law. The following is a partial list of those duties:

  • Administer the assessment statutes of Nebraska law.
  • Establish and maintain fair and equitable value on all real and personal property within the county.
  • Attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization.
  • Review all applications for religious, charitable and educational tax exemptions.
  • Maintain cadastral records (i.e., parcel maps) on all property in the county.
  • Prepare abstract of value and certification of taxes levied for State Property Tax Administrator.
  • Prepare annual tax roll for the County Treasurer.
  • Attend mandatory workshops.
  • Obtain a minimum of 4 hours of continued education bi-yearly.  

General Information Available from this office for Furnas County property:

  • Tax district information
  • Ownership of a property
  • Legal Description of property
  • Valuation information
  • Valuation of improvements
  • Age of a structure
  • Size and dimensions of a parcel
  • Eligibility information on Homestead Exemptions
  • How to file a property protest

How Values Change

  • Fluctuations in the market
  • Outside influences on the property
  • Addition or removal of improvements
  • Remodel or rehabilitation
  • Updated pricing manual

Property Tax Exemptions

  • Charitable facilities
  • Educational facilities
  • Religious facilities
  • Certain seniors or persons with disabilities