County wins an award from IAAO

The County of Maui Real Property Assessment Division recently won the prestigious International Association of Assessing Officers Certificate of Excellence in Assessment Administration. It is a first such award for the county jurisdiction and for the state of Hawaii as a whole, according to the IAAO, which presented the award on April 20.

The award recognizes government units using the best appraisal and assessment practices. IAAO, the world’s leading property appraisal and assessment administration organization, emphasized the jurisdiction’s teamwork, accomplishments and high level of satisfaction among peers, staff and constituents.

The county’s Real Property Assessment Division is the 37th jurisdiction to receive this award out of about 13,000 assessment jurisdictions worldwide, according to department head Scott K. Teruya.

For information on the IAAO, visit www.iaao.org. For information on county Real Property Assessment Division, visit www.mauicounty.gov/1952/Real-Property-Assessment-Division.