In Minnesota, property taxes provide most of the funding for local government services. Each property's share of taxes is determined according to its value, classification (use), and the property tax levies.
The Sherburne County Assessor's Department is responsible for estimating property values and setting property classification for tax purposes. Each spring, a Notice Valuation and Classification is sent to every property owner in Sherburne County. We address the resulting property valuation and classification concerns with property owners in person, by phone, and by letter. Appeals are addressed at the Local Boards of Appeal & Equalization and at the County Board of Appeal & Equalization.
Our Mission: "To administer the statutes of the State of Minnesota which pertain to Real and Personal Property Assessment to the best of our ability, and in a manner which shows neither partiality nor prejudice towards any property owner, class of property or taxing jurisdiction."