Auditor Galloway works to make sure property appraisals are fair and equitable. By employing certified professional staff as well as integrating the newest field mobility technology to reduce overhead, Auditor Galloway is reducing the revaluation costs for taxpayers.
Since becoming Auditor in April 2019, Chris has put a focus on upgrading the technology used in the Auditor’s Office. One of auditor Galloway’s first actions was to put Lake County on OhioCheckbook.com so residents have full visibility to public expenditures in Lake County. Full transparency is a priority. Auditor Galloway is working to implement electronic filing of deeds and conveyances as well as enhanced web portals for public access of data and information.
Auditor Galloway is working with our local officials to support the economic development and job creation programs of our local communities. By providing the county and local officials a robust set of data, Auditor Galloway is ensuring that community development is targeted, efficient and successful. As a former Concord Township Trustee and current Joint Economic Development District Board Chairman, Auditor Galloway has been at the forefront of improving our local economy for over 15 years.
Under the leadership of Auditor Galloway, Lake County was prepared for the pandemic when it hit hardest. In fact, it was Auditor Galloway that initiated the county’s operational response to COVID-19 on February 25th through his role overseeing county IT operations. Chris foresaw the coming lockdowns and prepared county departments and agencies for remote working – so Lake County didn’t miss a beat.
Every taxpayer should know exactly what a levy costs them. That’s why tax bills are available on-line to the public and the Auditor’s office has developed a website tax calculator – so you can see what your taxes will costs and where the money goes. Full transparency is always a priority for Auditor Galloway.