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Eagle County Assessor Chapin announces he will seek re-election

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Mark Chapin

Eagle County Assessor Mark Chapin announced he will seek a fourth term in the November election.

“I look forward to continuing my work for the people of Eagle County. I am very fortunate to work with a great staff, dedicated to serving the public. Together we’ve built an efficient, effective team that does an excellent job,” Chapin said in a statement.

Chapin, a Democrat, has been assessor since 2006. During his three terms, the Assessor’s Office has completed five reappraisals of the county, successfully passing each state-mandated audit while estimating the most equitable and fairest values, as mandated by Colorado law. Chapin served as the president of the Colorado Assessors Association in 2012 and currently serves as the co-chairman of the Assessors Legislative Committee.

In 2014, he was appointed by the governor to the Colorado Board of Real Estate Appraisers, where he served from 2014 to 2017, and continues with his second gubernatorial appointment as a member of the Statutory Advisory Committee to the Property Tax Administrator. Chapin was named assessor of the year in 2016 by the membership of the Colorado Assessors Association for his contributions to assessment in Colorado. Chapin is a Colorado certified general appraiser.