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Montgomery County Property Assessor resigns

Montgomery County Property Assessor resigns

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Tenn. – Betty Burchett, Montgomery County Assessor of Property for the past five years has resigned.

In letter to County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, Burchett indicated her last day will be November 30.

Burchett has been named Vice President of Operations for Legends Bank and IT Manager and will work out of the company’s Wilma Rudolph office.

In her resignation letter, dated October 21, Burchett wrote; “When I ran for Assessor, certainly, it was my plan to complete my term but sometimes changes occur that challenge us to reconsider our path. I have been presented with an exceptional opportunity for me and my family.”

“I loved serving as Property Assessor,” Burchett told Clarksvillenow.com. “We put in a lot of new technology to make things more efficient and more effective. The online services made it much easier for people to access information from anywhere.” She said.

Burchett expressed confidence in the team she assembled in the Property’s Assessors office.

Montgomery County Government will be seeking qualified applicants interested in filling the vacancy. This is an appointed position until the next general election in August 2014. Candidates must be at least 18 years old.

The position will be filled at the December County Commission meeting. Interested candidates may submit a letter of interest, current resume and copy of current voter registration card. Information must be submitted to the Montgomery County Human Resources Department, 1 Millennium Plaza, Suite 111, Clarksville, TN 37040, no later than Friday, November 22 for duplication and distribution to the County Commission. Information received after this date will be presented to the County Commission prior to the formal commission meeting on December 9.

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