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InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Dutton announces Assessor-Record bid

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Monday, September 16, 2013 – 04:30 p.m.

As expected, Former State Senator Bob Dutton formally has announced his candidacy for San Bernardino County Assessor-Recorder.

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DailyBulletin: Higher property values, fewer foreclosures in San Bernardino County

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By Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 09/07/13, 9:57 PM PDT |

Assessed property values in San Bernardino County increased by 68 percent since May, and foreclosures decreased by 46 percent from 2010 to 2012, a sign, some say, that the county’s real estate market is on the mend.

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InlandPolitics: This and That!

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Monday, August 12, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

Here’s some news flowing across the transom this Monday morning.

Dutton to run for S.B. County Assessor-Record?

Former California State Senator Bob Dutton (R-Rancho Cucamonga) may have found a place to go.

That’s the latest.

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Campaign finances impacted by limits

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Thursday, August 1, 2013 – 09:30 a.m.

Campaign finance limits are having a definite impact on San Bernardino County officeholders.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Property tax assessments up 3 percent

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July 01, 2013; 06:59 PM

San Bernardino County’s annual property tax assessment roll for 2013 reflects a 3 percent increase in value from 2012, Dennis Draeger, the county’s assessor, recorder and clerk, announced Monday, July 1.

To read story by Debra Gruszecki in The Press Enterprise, click here.

InlandPolitics: S.B. County: Fundraising limits already a problem

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 – 10:30 a.m.

In didn’t take long.

San Bernardino County politicos, a obsessed with making themselves look good the past couple years, now find themselves in an unexpected predicament.

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The Sun: Property taxes likely to increase with values in San Bernardino County

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Jim Steinberg, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/22/2013 11:24:13 AM PDT

Property values in parts of San Bernardino County are on the rise, a sign that the regional economy could be on the mend, county officials said Monday.

But it comes with a catch: higher taxes.

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VVDailyPress: Assessor: Property values are stabilizing

July 05, 2012 4:08 PM
From Staff Reports

SAN BERNARDINO • Victor Valley property values saw smaller declines in the past year while property values in San Bernardino County saw increases for the first time in three years, according to the 2011-12 property assessment roll signed this week by Assessor Dennis Draeger.

Property values in San Bernardino County jumped by 0.8 percent as compared to 2010-11, the assessor reported. The county’s 818,092 parcels on the roll are valued at $162.7 billion.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Pension ballot measure draws opposition

Supervisor Josie Gonzales

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 24 January 2012 07:08 PM

San Bernardino County supervisors moved forward Tuesday with a proposal to require voter approval of future pension increases but face opposition from employee unions who quickly announced plans for a competing measure aimed at supervisors.

The board agreed to have county staff draft a ballot measure requiring voter approval before retirement benefits for county employees, legislative officers and elected officials could be increased. But final approval is not assured with supervisors split 3-2 on whether to consider the proposal.

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The Sun: San Bernardino County Supervisors proposing more benefits cuts

By Joe Nelson, The (San Bernardino County) Sun
Posted: 01/23/2012 03:05:32 PM PST

Two San Bernardino County supervisors are requesting that benefits for all county elected officials, not just the Board of Supervisors, be reduced to be in line with elected officials in other counties.

Supervisors Neil Derry and Janice Rutherford are pushing for the ordinance, which comes less than two weeks after the board approved a similar ordinance that reduced total compensation for future supervisors by roughly $48,000 annually.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Officials’ benefits debated

San Bernardino County Auditor/Controller/Treasurer-Tax Collector Larry Walker

BY IMRAN GHORI
STAFF WRITER
ighori@pe.com

Published: 21 January 2012 05:49 PM

After slashing their own benefits earlier this month, San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday will start taking aim at extra compensation for other county-wide elected officials.

The board will vote on a proposal by Supervisors Janice Rutherford and Neil Derry to direct the county administrative and counsel offices to prepare an ordinance that would cut benefit packages for the assessor-recorder, auditor/controller/treasurer-tax collector, district attorney and sheriff. If a majority of supervisors agree, the ordinance will return to the board at a future meeting for a vote.

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County Board declines to cut benefits of countywide officials

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 – 11:25 a.m.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, while adopting cuts to their own benefits package, wouldn’t go near a proposal by Third District Supervisor Neil Derry to have the cuts apply to all of the county’s elected officials on Tuesday morning.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012 – 08:30 a.m.

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors will consider slashing their own lavish benefits package Tuesday morning.

A benefits package unmatched anywhere in the state and possibly country.

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County supes right to cut benefits

Sunday, December 4, 2011 – 12:30 p.m.

Now San Bernardino County supervisors want to cut their benefits package again.

They shouldn’t think twice about.

The benefits package afforded the county’s elected officials is the richest in the state, and can be adjusted by a mere majority vote of the supervisors.

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The PE: SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY: Property values drop 0.87 percent

By PE Politics
July 1, 2011 6:01 PM

San Bernardino County’s property values declined by less than 1 percent this year, Assessor Dennis Draeger reported Friday.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Hansberger testifies before grand jury

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07:01 AM PDT on Tuesday, April 12, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Special Section: San Bernardino County Corruption Probe

Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Dennis Hansberger testified Monday before a criminal grand jury that has also summoned several county officials.

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InlandPolitics: S.B. County supes decline pay boost

Monday, January 24, 2011 – 11:10 a.m.

All five members of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors have now declined a two percent pay increase as prescribed by Charter Measure P.

A good move on their part considering the county budget deficit, their current benefits package, and demands the county will be placing on employees later this spring.

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The PE: Sheriff, DA, Assessor, Auditor-Controller begin new terms

09:02 AM PST on Tuesday, January 4, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

Four top San Bernardino County officials began new terms of office Monday.

Sheriff Rod Hoops and Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector Larry Walker marked the occasion with late morning and noon swearing-in ceremonies at the County Government Center.

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InlandPolitics: Some S.B.County elected officials refuse to forgo raises

Saturday, January 1, 2011 – 08:00 p.m.

Many of San Bernardino County’s elected officials have decided not to forgo their pay increases.

Even though the county is looking at millions of dollars in new budget cuts this year and most employees have already voted to cancel previously negotiated raises.

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The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Final part of swap to take effect

10:00 PM PST on Saturday, January 1, 2011

By IMRAN GHORI
The Press-Enterprise

The San Bernardino County clerk-recorder’s office will be formally transferred to the assessor Monday in the final part of a series of mergers approved in early 2010.

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