February 4, 1991
The General Assembly did not meet during the weekend, th 26th and 27th days of the session.Today1 p.m.: Senate Budget and Taxation Committee receives fiscal briefing on the State Reserve Fund, public debt, Office on Aging, state treasurer and Baltimore Regional Council of Governments, Room 100, Senate Office Building.2 p.m.: House Appropriations subcommittees sponsor budget hearings on higher education issues, assessments and taxation, and the Patuxent Institution, rooms 130, 406 and 431 respectively, House Office Building.
February 4, 2001
Feb. 12 is deadline to mail appeals of assessments Homeowners who recently received a property assessment notice from the state Department of Assessments and Taxation and wish to dispute the department's estimate must postmark their appeal form by Feb. 12. About 620,000 assessment notices were mailed Dec. 29. The Feb. 12 deadline to file an appeal is for those property owners who received notices, said Ron W. Wineholt, director of the state Department of...
February 4, 2003
Mildred C. Kennedy, a retired administrative assistant with the state Department of Assessments and Taxation, died of cancer Thursday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Timonium resident was 79. Born and raised in Baltimore, Miss Kennedy was the daughter of Ambrose Kennedy, an insurance executive who was a congressman from 1932 to 1940. She attended the Institute of Notre Dame and graduated from Mount St. Agnes High School in 1942. After graduating from Eaton & Burnett Business College Inc., she worked as a secretary for the Veterans Administration.
February 14, 1995
Gov. Parris N. Glendening filled several remaining slots in his Cabinet yesterday by reappointing the commanding general of the Maryland National Guard and the director of state planning, and appointing a new director of assessments and taxation.The governor also proved once again that it often pays, literally, to leave the state legislature: He appointed recently retired Baltimore Del. John W. Douglass to become deputy director of assessments and taxation.His other appointments included:* Maj. Gen. James F. Fretterd as adjutant general of the state's 9,400-member Army and Air National Guard.
September 23, 1996
William Kenneth Blevins, former deputy director of the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, died Thursday at Sinai Hospital of a heart attack after surgery. He was 68.A top-ranking official with the state for 16 years, he helped to unify the way state property taxes were assessed throughout Maryland. He began his career as an assessor in Baltimore County in 1963.Ronald W. Wineholt, director of the Department of Assessments and Taxation, said Mr. Blevins filled the No. 2 slot for many years before the deputy's position was created officially.
February 12, 1997
DENTON -- "Caroline County came in first, unfortunately," sighed Margaret Myers, president of the three-member County Commission during yesterday's meeting.The "first" -- Caroline County's property assessments increased more than any other in the state last year -- has angered a lot of property owners and stirred up a small furor in this rural mid-Shore county, known for its rich soil and productive vegetable farms.Citizen complaints and letters of appeal led the County Commission yesterday to invite the local assessor and the director of the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation to a future meeting and explain how assessments are made.