Noting it is cheaper to contract the work out, the Barton County Commission Monday morning approved hiring an Arizona company to handle the bulk mailing of the county’s tax valuation notices.
State statutes require the notices to be mailed by March 1, County Appraiser Barb Esfeld said. And, having an outside vendor handle the job is nothing new.
This year, the county is going with Marana, Ariz.-based Komtek at a cost of $8,761.50. A software company, it is a relative newcomer to this sort of bulk mailing, Esfeld said.
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