The Senate Majority Caucus has announced its task force appointments for the 2020 Interim of the Kentucky General Assembly.

State Sen. Robby Mills, R-Henderson, has been appointed to serve as the Senate Co-Chair of the Property Valuation Administrator’s Office Task Force during the 2020 Interim of the Kentucky General Assembly. The Senate Majority Caucus made the announcement last week.

Mills, in his first term in the upper chamber, represents Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, Union, Webster and Henderson counties.

“I am grateful to be appointed as co-chair of this important task force. During these difficult times, it is a priority of mine and the General Assembly to strive for an efficient and accountable government,” Mills said.

“PVAs play a crucial role in our communities. We will focus on ways we can improve the functions of those offices across the commonwealth. I trust the results of our work will be in the best interest of our constituents.”

The duties of the task force include, among other things:

• Studying the operations of PVA offices to identify best practices to reduce redundancy, increase efficiency, improve processes, increase cost savings and create uniformity among the offices within the commonwealth.

• Studying the funding of PVA offices to identify if other funding methods or increase in current level of funding is needed and analyze job requirements, property valuation methods, and time frame established concerning ad valorem taxation process.

The task force will meet at least once per month during the 2020 Interim of the General Assembly. By Dec. 1, the task force will submit findings, recommendations, and any proposed legislation to the Legislative Research Commission for a referral to the appropriate committee or committees.