Holt County property valuations have decreased almost $1 million for 2019-20.
The Holt County Assessor's Officer recently released the valuations with the county decreasing 2.78 percent from approximately $3.47 billion to $3.37 billion.
All cities and villages in Holt County saw an increase except O'Neill which decreased almost $6 million making this year's total value around $172 million.
The highest increase was noted in Atkinson with property values rising $1.69 million pushing them to more than $71.8 million.
Other changes included Stuart decreasing just over $1 million making its total valuation over $31 million. Ewing increased $321,900 with a final tally of more than $10.8 million. Page grew by $266,236 making their valuation over $5.56 million.
Chambers rose by $137,833 to make its total valuation more than $7.73 million.
Inman increased $9,592 with a total valuation of over $1.74 million. Emmet also rose by $37,066 ending with a total valuation of more than $1.54 million.
All of the major public schools in Holt County also decreased in valuations.
O'Neill Public Schools decreased by more than $46 million with a total tally of more than $1.27 billion.
West Holt Public Schools in Atkinson decreased by more than $10.52 million with a total valuation of more than $1.14 billion.
Ewing Public Schools decreased more than $13.9 million making its valuation more than $240 million. Stuart Public Schools decreased $9.93 million with a total valuation over $195 million. Chambers Public Schools fell more than $1.85 million with a total tally of more than $299 million.