Tax tiff drives assessor race debate

Thursday, July 31, 2008 | 10:33 p.m. CDT; updated 10:05 a.m. CDT, Friday, August 1, 2008

COLUMBIA — Shortly after Mike and Alison Martin bought their historic home on South Glenwood Avenue in the fall of 2002, they received a letter from the Boone County Assessor's Office asking them to complete a questionnaire to help maintain fair and accurate home appraisals.