Village League seeks support for June 14 court hearing

Staff report

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The Village League to Save Incline Assets this week issued a request to all Incline Village and Crystal Bay property owners to lend support by attending a court hearing next Friday in Reno regarding the community’s decade-long tax revolt.

According to the Village League’s website, Friday’s hearing before Washoe County District Court Judge Patrick Flanagan is to hear arguments from Washoe County and the state Board of Equalization, who are “attempting to overturn all of our previous victories at the Nevada Supreme Court and re-assess all properties in Incline Village and Crystal Bay for the 2003, 2004 and 2005 tax years.”

“… We anticipate that they will increase values, allowing them to claw back the refunds that already have been paid for 2006 and subsequent tax years,” said Village League board member Chuck Otto in an email to the Bonanza. “The Village League will aggressively fight this disingenuous effort in the legal arena. We need to show the court we are united and committed to opposing yet another attempt to circumvent previous rulings that held that the methods used to assess our properties were illegal and unconstitutional.”

The hearing is at 9 a.m. Friday, June 14, at the Washoe County Courthouse at 75 Court Street in Reno. To learn more about the Village League, visit

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