Treasurer’s office collects more than $250,000 in back property taxes

Monroe County Treasurer Taylor Abbott wasn’t sure what to expect when he started mass-mailing delinquent tax notices in October.

While collecting some of the $645,799.81 owed to the county in delinquent property taxes was the main goal, so was letting property owners who were behind know that he was serious about collecting what was owed.

Abbott didn’t set an exact goal of what he hoped to collect, but, if he had, he likely would have exceeded it.

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