They “hit the nail on the head” says Wade Patterson, Garfield County Assessor.
OK-SAFE, Inc. – After publishing our voter guide on the six state questions on the November ballot, some folks were scratching their heads over some of OK-SAFE’s recommendations, particularly the two questions dealing with the ad valorem taxation – SQ 758 (putting a 3% “cap” on fair cash value of property) and SQ 766 (exempting intangible personal property from ad valorem taxation).
We recommended a NO vote on both.
The Ad Valorem taxation subject is a relatively new one for us – we normally deal with issues of rights to life, liberty and property; the growth of government, surveillance technology, health care reform, sustainable development, etc.
We took a long time analyzing the six state questions, paying particular attention to the context of the proposal, what was being amended, what the intent was, and more importantly, what would be the effect of the proposed state question. We also checked for…
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