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AVI community meetings in March [updated]

Do you feel like the city’s property tax reform efforts – aka the Actual Value Initiative or AVI – have raised more questions for you than answers? Scratching your head about the assessment you received in the mail? Now’s the time to put your questions to representatives from the Office of Property Assessment, (and learn how to appeal your assessment before the March 31 deadline if you think it’s incorrect) at one of these upcoming community meetings about AVI this month:  

  • Germantown: Tuesday, March 5, 5pm. 14th Police Distirct, 43 W. Haines Street.
  • Bustleton: Thursday, March 7, 6-9pm. American Heritage Credit Union, 2060 Red Lion Road. Property owners can meet one-on-one with city staff to discuss your assessment and get specific answers to your questions about what AVI means for you and get information about appeals and relief programs.
  • GermantownThursday, March 7, 6-9pm. Joseph Coleman Library, 68 West Chelten Avenue. Property owners can meet one-on-one with city staff to discuss your assessment and get specific answers to your questions about what AVI means for you and get information about appeals and relief programs.
  • Roxborough: Saturday, March 9, 10am-Noon. Immauclate Heart of Mary, Sullivan Hall, 819 East Cathedral Road. Rep. Cherelle Parker’s 21st Ward Town Hall meeting.
  • Passyunk: Saturday, March 9, 10am-5pm. Neumann/Goretti High School, 1736 South 10th Street. Property owners can meet one-on-one with city staff to discuss your assessment and get specific answers to your questions about what AVI means for you and get information about appeals and relief programs.
  • Point Breeze: Tuesday, March 12, 5:30pm. 17th Police District, 1202 South 20th Street.
  • Spruce Hill: Wednesday, March 13, 7pm. University of the Sciences, Griffith Hall A, 43rd Street and Woodland Avenue. 
  • Southwest Center City: Wednesday, March 13, 6-9pm. Shiloh Baptist Church, 2040 Christian Street. “Drop-in” meeting.
  • Northern LibertiesThursday, March 147pm. St. Michael’s Russian Orthodox Church (North 4th and Fairmount streets) Northern Liberties Neighbors Association will host Council President Darrell Clarke, Councilman Mark Squilla, as well as representatives from the Office of Property Assessment (OPA) and the Board of Revision of Taxes (BRT) for a discussion of property-tax reform, relief measures under consideration by City Council, and assessment appeals before OPA and BRT.
  • Chestnut Hill: Thursday, March 14, 7-9pm. Unived Cerebral Palsy, 102 East Mermaid Lane. Rep. Cherelle Parker’s 9th Ward Town Hall meeting.
  • Northeast Philly: Thursday, March 14, 6-9pm. Archbishop Ryan High School, 11201 Academy Road. “Drop-in” session.
  • Chestnut Hill: Saturday, March 16, 10am-2pm. Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Avenue. “Drop-in” session.
  • Francisville: Saturday, March 16, 10am-2pm. Francisville Recreation Center, 1737-39 Francis Street. “Drop-in” session.
  • Carroll ParkMonday, March 18, 6pm. 19th Police District, 6059 Haveford Avenue
  • Powelton/Mantua: Tuesday, March 19, 6pm. 16th Police District, 3900 Lancaster Avenue.
  • Whitman: Wednesday, March 20, 6:30pm. Murphy Recreation Center, 300 West Shunk Street.
  • Hunting Park: Thursday, March 21, 4pm. Pantoja Charter School, 4101 North American Street.
  • Fishtown: Thursday, March 21, 7pm. Fishtown Recreation Center, 1202 East Montgomery Avenue.
  • Tioga/Nicetown: Monday, March 25, 6pm. 39th Police District, 2201 West Hunting Park Avenue.
  • Passyunk Square/Lower Moyamensing/Dickinson Square West/East Passyunk: Tuesday, March 26, 7pm. Neumann/Goretti High School, 10th and Moore streets. Joint civic association meeting, all South Philadelphians welcome.
  • Bustleton: Wednesday, March 27, 7pm. Greater Bustleton Civic League, American Heritage Credit Union Community Room, 2060 Red Lion Road (at Jamison Avenue).

Contact the Office of Property Assessment via telephone at (215) 686-9200

*Note: Meeting dates/times/locations are subject to change. Please check OPA’s website for updates.

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