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ACIDA Public Hearing


May 9, 2022 at 6:00 PM
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Notice from Assessor


Notice is hereby given, that the assessor of the Town of Independence County of Allegany, has completed the tentative assessment roll for the current year; that a copy of the roll has been left with the Town Clerk of Independence 885 Marietta Ave. Whitesville, NY 14897, where it may be seen and examined by any person interested therein until May 27, 2022 in May and that on such day the Board of Assessment Review of said Town will meet at Independence Town Hall in said Town, between the hours of 4pm and 8pm, to hear and examine all complaints, in relation to such assessments, on the application of any person believing themselves aggrieved thereby.

Notice is further given, that prior to the aforementioned date, the said assessor will be in attendance with said Assessment Roll at 885 Marietta Ave. Whitesville, NY 14897 in said Town, on the four following days and times:
May 3, 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
May 10, 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
May 14. 2022 from 5pm to 9pm
May 17, 2022 from 12:30pm to 4:30 pm

To hear and file any complaints in relation to said Assessment Roll.

Teresa Lyons
Assessor of the Town of Independence

Assessor Project


The town assessor, Teresa Lyons, is conducting a reval project this year. She is available at the town hall on Tuesdays from 12-4. She can also be reached via email: or on her cell at 607-3777930. Please contact her with any questions.

Attention Tax Payers


Due to increasing health concerns, the tax collector will no longer be accepting payment at the town hall. Please pay by check or money order only. She will not accept cash payments any longer. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Revaluation Tax Roll Project 2022


The Town of Independence is in the process of doing a revaluation project for the 2022 tax roll year. If you have any concerns, please call the assessor's office. It would benefit each property owner to check to be sure the inventory on your property is correct.