I am so proud to endorse Shelly Scott for Marin County Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk.
Shelly served on the Marin Human Rights Commission with me and I have known her personally for many years. And if you go to her endorsement page you will see so many fellow former Human Rights Commissioner’s have endorsed Shelly.
I assure you, that after checking in on the other candidates, you will be left with no question that Shelly Scott is the one for this job.
Like so many I too did not really realize the importance of this office and exactly what the County Assessor’s office does; and as I learn more, I realize here in Marin we want someone in that office who not only has the experience, but who is committed to community, to fairness and who has a compassionate, understanding heart. Shelly has all of that and more.
Shelly has served in the Assessor Recorder County Clerk office for over 30 years. She is the only Assessor candidate in the June election who has served in all departments that gives her the crucial scope and breadth of understanding required for for this position:
Extract form her campaign website: Shelly Scott, with over 35 years of service with the County of Marin, is a confident and experienced professional. She started with the Marin County Municipal & Superior Court/County Clerk. While working in the Courts she handled probate & civil cases and all phases of the accounting department.
Shelly is currently serving in the Marin County Assessor-Recorder- County Clerk’s office. She is certified by the State Board of Equalization as an Auditor Appraiser and a Real Property Appraiser. Throughout the 30 years that Shelly has worked in the Assessor-Recorder’s office, she has successfully defended assessment appeals before the Marin County Assessment Appeals Board. Her goal is to see that the assessments are correct, fair and equitable to ensure that every taxpayer pays only his or her fair share of the tax burden. She also enjoys working with the public and helping them to better understand the assessment process.
Shelly served as a Commissioner on the Marin County Humans Rights Board. The Board works to eliminate prejudice and discrimination to foster attitudes which will lead to civic peace and better inter-group relations.
As a member of the Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise, she assists in recognizing needs within the community, allocating funding to support the project and then volunteering her time to bring the project to completion.
Shelly is a recent graduate of Emerge California Class of 2009. Emerge California is a political leadership training program for Democratic women in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shelly has volunteered her time as a girl’s gymnastics coach at Cal Star Gymnastics in Novato. Shelly also serves as a Trustee for the Novato School District. Shelly is a commissioner on the Marin County Parks & Open Space Commission.
As you can see Shelly brings a myriad of critical experience, and undoubtedly understanding to precisely where change is needed, with the ability to make that happen. Holding this office will help implement the new ideas for the Marin County Assessor’s office, to better serve all of its communities.
Shelly, a Democrat, has received the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Marin County (DCCM).
Shelly also has the critical endorsements of Betty Yee, California State Controller, our Congressman Jared Huffman, and Fiona Ma, CPA from the California State Board of Equalization.
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By Melanie Nathan
NOTE: The recorder and Assessor’s office oversees the valuation of taxable real and business personal property; recording and maintaining documents regarding property ownership, births, deaths and marriages; performing civil ceremonies; and processing marriage licenses, fictitious business names and other legal documents. The Assessor-Recorder mission is to provide excellent customer service by administering property tax law, state law and local ordinances with integrity in a fair, efficient and consistent manner.