Assessor

Cherry County GIS 2023 Certification of Value GIS Sale Finder Map of 3GF Soils

Office Hours

8-5 CST Monday - Thursday
8-1 CST Friday
or by appointment

Phone

402-376-1630

Fax

402-376-1893

Address

365 N Main St #7
Valentine, NE 69201

Email

Assessor

Deputy Assessor

Links

General FAQ's

Nebraska Tax Equalization
and Review Commission

Personal Property

Real Estate

Homestead Exemptions

Permissive Exemptions FAQ's

Mobile Homes FAQ's 

USDA Web Soil Survey

Improvement Information Statement

Water Issues

 NE Department of Revenue

Nebraska Department of Property Assessment and Taxation

Homestead Exemption InformationHomestead Exemption Information

Personal Property

Real Property

Jackie Moreland

Assessor

Andrea Andre

Deputy Assessor

Daniel Bauer

Appraisal Staff

Dusti Goodrich

Office Clerk

Duties and Qualifications

The County Assessor is an elected official who has the general supervision over and the direction of the assessment of all property in his or her county. The duties are prescribed by Nebraska Statutes, Rules and Regulations (Chapter 77), which have the effect of law. The following is a partial list of those duties:

  • Administer the assessment statutes of Nebraska law.
  • Establish and maintain fair and equitable value on all real and personal property within the county.
  • Attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization.
  • Review all applications for religious, charitable and educational tax exemptions.
  • Maintain cadastral records (i.e., parcel maps) on all property in the county.
  • Prepare abstract of value and certification of taxes levied for State Property Tax Administrator.
  • Prepare annual tax roll for the County Treasurer.
  • The County Assessor must hold and maintain a valid certificate.
  • Attend mandatory workshops.
  • Obtain a minimum of 30 hours of continued education bi-yearly.  

General Information Available from this office:

  • Tax district information on a property in Cherry County
  • Ownership of a property in Cherry County
  • Valuation information on a property in Cherry County
  • Valuation of improvements on a property in Cherry County
  • Age of a structure in Cherry County
  • Size and dimensions of a parcel in Cherry County
  • Eligibility information on Homestead Exemptions
  • How to file a property protest in Cherry County

New Construction / Alterations: In order that improvements to real property are properly assessed for property tax purposes, no building amounting to a value of two thousand five hundred dollars or more shall hereafter be erected, or structurally altered or repaired, and no electrical, heating, plumbing, or other installation or connection, or other improvement to real property, amounting to a value of two thousand five hundred dollars or more, shall hereafter be made until an information statement has been filed with the county assessor in the county in which the improvement is to be made. - Nebraska Revised Statute 77-1318.01

 

How Values Change

  • Fluctuations in the market
  • Outside influences on the property
  • Addition or removal of improvements
  • Remodel or rehabilitation

Property Tax Exemptions

  • Charitable facilities
  • Educational facilities
  • Religious facilities
  • Certain seniors or persons with disabilities