Some Grundy County residents have taken notice of their annual property assessments, arguing values have skyrocketed without cause.
The issue was highlighted by a number of Morris residents. According to their assessments, some land values drastically increased this year. Records obtained by the newspaper show a handful of stark increases in assessments, including one property that went from an assessment of $79,942 in 2018, to $128,798 in 2019 with no property improvements. Another assessment went from $74,554 in 2018 to $115,272 in 2019, also with no improvements completed.