Posted on January 04, 2024 in: Guest Column
One of the many things I love about Citrus County is the ability for all our residents and businesses to connect with each other and share information on many different platforms. Some of you read the Citrus County Chronicle each day, some of you watch the news on your television, or you may get it from the internet or social media. They are all great way to obtain pertinent local information. If you are like myself, you enjoy all of those various outlets.
The Citrus County Property Appraiser’s Office has many options for you to enjoy regarding the services we offer in our organization. Using many different platforms – website, various social media platforms, informative videos, speaking engagements around the county, telephone support, in-person customer service, e-newsletter, print magazines, or the Citrus County Chronicle – our office wants to assist you.
One of my goals as your Property Appraiser has always been to ensure that the public becomes fully educated about the objectives within our office, especially since this information may directly influence the decisions you make about your business or your personal property. I know I will sometimes fall short reaching everyone so we are constantly exploring new ways to get our information out to you. If you have any awesome ideas, I would enjoy hearing about them.
We are continually updating our website with current information. We are also always improving the availability, content, and accessibility of the services on our website. The website includes many new features. One awesome and convenient feature is the live-chat function to instantly communicate with our customer service department from a computer or mobile device. This feature will allow customers to ask questions via the internet from anywhere in the world. Also, we have various brochures about various topics related to our office along with all of the articles we have written over the last three years.
Our Citrus County Property Appraiser’s social media pages are regularly being updated with new content to notify citizens of information you may or may not know about what we do or currently doing, property exemption information and their respective deadlines, updated or extended office hours, information about our staff, and the correct department to call for your property needs or questions. Citizens will also be able to reach our social media pages from our updated website by clicking the appropriate link. As we move toward a more technologically advanced society, we want to reach our community in every way possible.
In the 2024, our office will be releasing explanatory videos on our website and social media platforms about various topics. For example, the videos will advise the public about the state statutes associated with property exemptions and the necessary qualifications required to be eligible for specific property exemptions. We always want the public to be fully aware of every exemption possible.
One thing that I know is that if you need anything from our office, we are here for you. It is our pledge to you in the coming year that we will continue to try our hardest to take care of you and your specific situation. It’s what we do. It’s the givers in us all. It’s my pledge to you. From me, my family, and the staff of the Citrus County Property Appraiser's office, we hope you have a very Happy New Year!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Customer Service Department at (352) 341-6600, or, during business hours, you can ask questions via our chat feature online at www.citruspa.org.