St. Johns County, Florida Installs new Value Adjustment Board system

November 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Pioneer Technology Group, a provider of custom developed software to County Government, announced that the St. Johns County, Florida Clerk of Court has automated their Value Adjustment Board process with AXIA.

St. Johns County is one of 67 Florida counties that have seen a drastic increase in petition filings contesting property taxes. For years, this VAB process was handled manually which was possible until counties starting seeing petition numbers double and triple from one year to the next. Fortunately, the days of manual paper processing are behind St. Johns County. Axia provides online petition filing, paperless hearings, and electronic data sharing with other County agencies.

Broward, Indian River, Flagler, Bay, and Orange Counties are all taking advantage of AXIA

St. Johns County joins the growing list of counties that have turned to Pioneer Technology Group for an improved VAB workflow solution. AXIA provides the St. Johns County Clerk of Court with online access for their taxpayers, Property Appraisers, Magistrates, and Value Adjustment Board staff. Online access includes real-time status of petitions, hearing dates and hearing decisions as well as allowing for evidence submittal and retrieval.

“We know that St. Johns, and all Florida Counties have been getting inundated with petitions. With this in mind, we have developed a solution that adds a considerable amount of efficiency to the VAB process.” said Steve T. Rumsey, President of Pioneer Technology Group.

The Clerk of Court in St. Johns County, Cheryl Strickland, added, “The number of petitions filled in St. Johns County has been steadily increasing; the addition of this software will help our VAB staff continue to provide our citizens with the service they are accustomed to receiving.”

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