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      Dear Taxpayers:                                    Highlights Include:
        July is an important month as my office submits the 2018     • Total Market Value: $263,871,905,280
      preliminary tax roll to Florida’s Department of Revenue     • Total Taxable Value: $187,130,689,986
      (DOR), the agency that oversees the operations of all property     • Total Parcel Count: 640,409
      appraisers in the state. The preliminary tax roll is a systematic     • Total Homestead Exemptions: 339,832
      listing of information pertaining to the just valuation of all     • Total Tangible Personal Property Accounts:
      real property within Palm Beach County, for purposes of   59,485
      ad valorem taxation. These values are based upon market     We  are  now  seeing  modest  and  sustainable
      conditions as of Jan. 1 and provide taxing authorities with a   growth with the overall increase of 6.15 percent,
      crucial element for the process of developing their budgets.   which  indicates a  healthy but stable real estate
        Palm Beach Countywide property values have increased   market in Palm Beach County.
      6.15 percent from 2017 to 2018. These values are subject to     Once the tax roll receives approval from the
      change.                                            DOR (usually in late July), my office will prepare
                                                         the “Truth In Millage” (TRIM) Notices for Palm
      Town Of                                            Beach County residents, which are mailed in mid-
      Jupiter News                                         In  this  month’s  newsletter,  an  update  on  the
                                                         status of applications for property tax exemptions,
                                                         portability and agricultural classifications and an
                                                         invitation to join me and my staff on Aug. 8 for
      By Ilan Kaufer, Town Of                            a seminar about the PAPA website redesign. All
      Jupiter Councilman                                 users of PAPA are welcome. You won’t want to
        Happy July,                                      miss it!
        Hope you had a fun and                                                         Respectfully,
      safe July Fourth celebrating                                           Dorothy Jacks, CFA, AAS
      our great nation. Thank you                               Palm Beach County Property Appraiser
      to all the men and women
      who serve our country and
      protect our freedoms as we                                                 pickupS FOR AuTiSM ...
      celebrate another year in this
      great country.                                                                                                 ... and Related Disabilities
        With  summer  in  full
      swing the Town Council has
      begun budget work. On June 14, the council had its first
      meeting on the budget and the next meeting will be held on
      Aug. 2. Included in the preliminary budget are an accelerated   GOT cluTTeR?                                           DOnATe YOuR
      construction schedule for the new police department and
      emergency operations center and construction of the new                                                                  GenTlY uSeD
      veterans’ memorial. All meetings are open to the public and
      budget materials are available on the Town website.                                                                                    iTeMS
        Don’t forget to mark Aug. 7 on your calendars for the
      Town’s National Night Out Against Crime at Roger Dean                                                                      Call us now
      Stadium in Downtown Abacoa.                                                                                        for a free piCkup
        As always please contact me with any comments or
      questions at and follow me on facebook                                                          561-361-0032
      at or on Twitter @

                        Sunday, July 22                                                                                             All Donations are Tax Deductible

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