Jake Zimmerman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en As Dooley and Stenger Duke It Out, Zimmerman Seeks Quieter Re-Election Bid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dooley-and-stenger-duke-it-out-zimmerman-seeks-quieter-re-election-bid <p>In some strange, alternate universe, St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman would be running for a third term on the St. Louis County Council.&nbsp;</p><p>Back in the mid-2000s, the Olivette Democrat seemed to be on a collision course with Barbara Fraser, a fellow Democrat, for the 5th District council seat. But the two agreed on a deal: Fraser would run for county council while Zimmerman would run for Fraser's spot in the Missouri House.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 02:24:05 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 34018 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org As Dooley and Stenger Duke It Out, Zimmerman Seeks Quieter Re-Election Bid County Assessor To Review Property Tax Exemptions Of Non-Profit Groups http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/county-assessor-review-property-tax-exemptions-non-profit-groups <p>The St. Louis County Assessor’s Office will undertake a review of all tax-exempt properties in the county to confirm their owners still qualify for the tax break.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Exemptions have been granted to thousands of non-profit groups because their properties are used for charitable, religious or educational purposes, but some of them no longer qualify, said County Assessor Jake Zimmerman.</span></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 00:46:50 +0000 Joseph Leahy 33702 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org County Assessor To Review Property Tax Exemptions Of Non-Profit Groups Pinnacle, St. Louis County Settle On Value Of River City Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pinnacle-st-louis-county-settle-value-river-city-casino <p></p><p>St. Louis County and Pinnacle Entertainment have settled a dispute over how much the River City Casino in south St. Louis County has been worth for the past three years.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 20:08:02 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5400 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pinnacle, St. Louis County Settle On Value Of River City Casino Local lawmakers push tax relief bills for struggling seniors http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-lawmakers-push-tax-relief-bills-struggling-seniors <p>Tax Day can be a tough time for anyone, but it&rsquo;s especially hard for seniors facing rising personal property taxes on a fixed income. That&rsquo;s according to some local lawmakers who are asking the state to give seniors a break.</p><p>State Representatives Jill Shupp&nbsp;and Scott Sifton are pushing two bills in Missouri&rsquo;s legislature to help seniors:</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 20:13:31 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3496 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local lawmakers push tax relief bills for struggling seniors Special elections occurring for 4 Mo. House seats in St. Louis, Kansas City areas http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/special-elections-occurring-4-mo-house-seats-st-louis-kansas-city-areas <p>Voters in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas are choosing four new representatives to the Missouri House to take over for lawmakers who moved to different jobs.</p><p>The special elections are being held Tuesday.</p><p>Three people are vying to replace Republican Rep. Sally Faith, who resigned after being<a href="http://stcharles.patch.com/articles/sally-faith-sworn-in-as-mayor-of-st-charles#video-5721463"> elected mayor of St. Charles in April.</a></p> Tue, 08 Nov 2011 17:42:49 +0000 The Associated Press 2428 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Special elections occurring for 4 Mo. House seats in St. Louis, Kansas City areas Board reverses decision on assessed value of River City Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/board-reverses-decision-assessed-value-river-city-casino <p><em>Updated at 5:20pm with comments from hearing, more details.</em></p><p>The board that hears appeals from St. Louis County taxpayers on the value of their home or business has reversed&nbsp; <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-casinos-assessed-values-cut">its decision to reduce the value of River City Casino</a> in Lemay.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:17:04 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 2131 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Board reverses decision on assessed value of River City Casino Zimmerman sworn in as St. Louis County Assessor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/zimmerman-sworn-st-louis-county-assessor <p>For the first time in more than 50 years, St. Louis County has an <em>elected </em>assessor - not one appointed by the county executive.</p><p>Jake Zimmerman was sworn into office today following his election on April 5. Zimmerman says his priority is to build an accountable office that listens to the county&#39;s taxpayers.</p> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 22:15:03 +0000 Bill Raack 999 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Zimmerman sworn in as St. Louis County Assessor