Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott looks over a pile of delinquent tax notices Monday, Oct. 16. Abbott plans to address the more than $640,000 in delinquent property taxes owed to the village.

County Treasurer’s Office taking steps to collect delinquent property taxes

New Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott isn’t long on the job, but he’s already looking to make an impact.

One of Abbott’s first goals is to address the large amounts of unpaid property taxes owed to the county.

“We are taking a more aggressive and proactive approach to address the issues of delinquent taxes in Monroe County,” Abbott said. “Currently, the total outstanding (amount) from delinquent (property) taxes is $645,799.81. We are trying to tackle that to get it down.”

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