Tax Leving Hearing


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Announcements & Closures



APRIL 28th, May 5th and May 12th, 2022 @ 9:30 am in the Ralls County Commission office:

On April 21st, 2022 Wiley Hibbard made a motion for the county to hold 3 public meetings for comments regarding the county taking over maintenance of Sunburst, Bannister, and Hays Road due to flooding and safety issues. John Lake seconded the motion. The public meetings will be held on April 28th, May 5th and May 12th in the Ralls County Commissioner’s office at 9:30 am. Written comments may also be submitted to the Ralls County Clerk via email to:

A public hearing is set place on Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at 9:15 am in the Ralls County Commission Office, for a Utility Permit Application submitted by Marion County PWSD #1 for work potentially being done on Pecan Road in Ralls County in the Ralls County Commission office. 


Kristal Hiner, Clerk of Ralls County, announces that the Board of Equalization will begin meetings at 9:00 a.m., July 21st, 2022, at the historic Ralls County Courthouse to hear those who disagree with the values of real estate and personal property established by the Assessor.

The first process for a tax appeal would be an informal hearing with Assessor Josh Ketsenburg to exchange information and discuss the value of your property, he can be reached at (573) 985- 3292. Then if a resolution cannot be reached, please contact the County Clerk’s Office at (573) 985-7111 to request the appeal forms.

Property owners who wish to appeal their assessments must make an appointment no later than July 8th, 2022. Property owners appearing before the board should be prepared to present evidence to establish what they believe to be the correct value of their property. If after a decision of the board, the property owner is still dissatisfied with the assessment, the appeal may be heard by the State Tax Commission and thereafter to the Circuit Court.

January 2nd, 2023- closed for New Years

January 6th, 2023 - closed in Observance to Judge James Leighton Lemon Jr Funeral

January 16th, 2023 - Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 13th, 2023 - Closed for Lincoln Day

February 20th, 2023 - Closed for Washington's Birthday

May 8th, 2023 - Closed for Truman Day

May 29th, 2023 - Closed for Memorial Day 

June 19th, 2023 - Closed for Juneteenth 

July 4th, 2023 - Closed for Independence Day 

September 4th, 2023 - Closed for Labor Day

October 9th, 2023 - Closed Columbus Day

November 10th, 2023 - Closed for Veterans Day

November 23rd & 24th, 2023 - Closed for Thanksgiving

December 25th & 26th, 2023 - Closed for Christmas 

January 1st, 2024 - Closed New Year's Day