Get To Know UsThe County Appraiser's Department is responsible for discovering, assessing, listing and valuing all property within Kingman County. In 1985, the Kansas Legislature passed new reappraisal laws by which all appraisers must abide. Amber Hartley is the County Appraiser and has a staff of two.
The Appraiser's Office emphasizes that its staff is here to serve and assist the public.
ResponsibilitiesEach year the appraiser must review recent real estate sales and consider local economic conditions in order to maintain the most current value of the property in the county. The appraiser's goal is equalization of property values.
The appraiser's office sets the values for real estate, personal property, and oil and gas. The office is also responsible for change of ownership, parcel maintenance and mapping.