At a special Avon Township meeting held December 24th, 2011, Supervisor Sam Yingling and the Avon Township Board approved the appointment of Trustee Chris Ditton to serve out the remaining term of Avon Township Assessor. Former Assessor Bryce Carus had resigned earlier this year citing health reasons and an interim assessor is currently fulfilling the duties until December 31st. Trustee Ditton is expected to formally resign his position as trustee sometime before December 28th at which time he will take over the reigns of Avon Township Assessoruntil December of 2013 when the position will be assumed by the winner of the next election.
Trustee Ditton is a Grayslake resident and practicing attorney who has over a decade of experience in real estate transaction closings. This gives him a good perspective in what homeowners are feeling when they look at their property’s assessed value.
You can watch the entire proceedings of the special Board meeting in the following video:
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