Mid-Michigan Association of
Assessing Officers
Meeting schedule for 2017
January 11 - 10:00am at the Crowne Plaza Lansing, 925 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, MI 48917.  The program will be
a presentation by Heather Frick, Executive Director of the State Tax Commission who will be providing an
update on assessing issues.  Following the program and lunch, a 4 hour renewal course will start at 12:30pm.  
Details are available on the Events Calendar page.  Please RSVP by January 3 with Gail Dolbee.

April 12 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm.  The location will be at the Air Zoo, 6151 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002.Debby
Ring will be speaking about MAA Education. Pasta Buffet Lunch, followed by Ms. Ring’s presentation, MMAAO
Meeting and an optional tour of Air Zoo.  More information and the reservation forms are available on the
Events Calendar page.   Please RSVP by April 5 with Gail Dolbee.

June  - MMAAO outing and meeting.  Outing starts at 8am.  Meeting and lunch start at 1pm.

September

November
Other Information

    MMAAO Executive Board
    The 2017 Executive Board was
    elected at the November 2016
    meeting.  The new Executive
    Board is listed at above.  
    Clicking any of the Executive
    Board members names on the
    left will bring up your default
    email program.  A PDF of all the
    Executive Board members can
    be found on the Documents
    Page.

    Ever wonder what counties
    District 2 covers?
    Click here to access a map of
    the State of Michigan showing
    the three districts of the MAA.  
    This document will also be listed
    on the Documents Page.
MMAAO Home Page
Welcome to the Mid-Michigan Association of Assessing Officers
website.  The MMAAO is made up of assessing and equalization
personnel within District 2 of the Michigan Assessors Association.

We hope that this site will be helpful to Assessors and Equalization
Directors throughout the State of Michigan.
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This site is updated on a quarterly basis or
as needed.  Please refer to the date box
listing the most recent update.  If you have
any questions you may contact one of the
Executive Board members by email just by
clicking on their name.  Your default email
program will open.
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Recent Updates

  • Next MMAAO Meeting - April 12, 2017
    12:00pm to 2:30pm.  The location will be at the Air Zoo,
    6151 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002.Debby Ring will be
    speaking about MAA Education. Pasta Buffet Lunch,
    followed by Ms. Ring’s presentation, MMAAO Meeting
    and an optional tour of Air Zoo.  More information and
    the reservation forms are available on the Events
    Calendar page.

Recent Job Postings
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL – Kalamazoo County is
accepting proposals for the following appraisal studies:  
Approximately 100-125 commercial and industrial class
appraisals. The study is to be completed by August 31, 2017.  
The appraisal study must be performed by a MAAO (3) or
MMAO (4) as certified by the Michigan State Tax
Commission.  The appraisal firm shall carry a public liability
policy and worker’s compensation insurance.  A certificate of
insurance shall be delivered to Kalamazoo County prior to
commencement of the appraisal work.  Deadline to submit a
proposal is 5 p.m. February 14, 2017.  Interested parties
please email Mathew Hansen at Mlhans@kalcounty.com for a
list of specific requirements.

Additional postings and more details are available on
the
Job Postings page .

Renewal course information

  • April 13, 2017 - Agricultural Training for Assessors and
    Equalization by Dr. Adam J Kantrovich, Ph. D., Bruce
    MacKellar, Mark Longstroth, Paul Gross and Lyndon
    Kelley; MSUE Educators.  Sponsored by Ottawa County
    Equalization.  Registration due by March 29, 2017.

  • April 21, 2017 - To Divide or Not To Divide by Amy
    DeHaan, MMAO.  Sponsored by Muskegon County
    Equalization. Registration due by April 7, 2017.

  • April 28, 2017 - Journey from study to signed
    assessment roll by Debby Ring.  Sponsored by
    Muskegon County Equalization.  Registration due by
    April 14, 2017.

  • May 23, 2017 - Deconstruction of Commercial
    Construction by Michael Racklyeft and Scott
    Vandemergel.  Sponsored by MMAAO.  Registration due
    by May 5, 2017.

  • June 5, 2017 - Capitalization Rates: Real World
    Applications - Michigan by David Rice, MAI, CAE,
    MMAO.  Sponsored by Ottawa County Equalization.  
    Registration due by May 22, 2017.


Other information

  • UPDATED  Personal Property Tax Reform Overview. An updated
    presentation from 2015 is also available on the Documents Page.  
    The presentation by Howard Heideman to the MAED on April 4,
    2014 concerning Personal Property Tax Reform is now available
    on the Documents Page.



  • 2016 Meeting Dates as proposed are listed below.  More
    information about each date will be available on Events Calendar
    page.
2017 MMAAO Executive Board

President - Donna Vander Vries
Vice-President - Tony Meyaard
Treasurer- Gail Dolbee
Secretary - David VanderHeide
Board Member - Stephanie Cross
Board Member - Katherine Roslund
Subscribing  Member - Robert Vujea
Past President - Laura Stob
Updated February 5, 2017