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From the July 13, 2016 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   A Buena Vista company has settled out of court with the Marion County government after suing over the value placed on its property by the Marion County Board of Assessors.
   Baby's Dream Furniture believed its property value assessment of $2,525,000 was too high, so the company had two independent appraisals conducted. The highest one was $1,200,000, which is $1,325,000 less than the official appraisal.
   Therefore, they asked the Board of Assessors to revise its official appraisal, which is the figure that the company's property taxes are based on.
   The Assessors declined, so the company ... The rest of the story.