Appraisals Faulted

While many Perth Amboy residents received higher tax bills this year, Mayor Wilda Diaz saw her bill go down after her home’s assessed value was reduced.

PERTH AMBOY — A reflection of the grossly unfair distribution of the city’s tax burden under Mayor Wilda Diaz is evidenced by a rash of complaints filed by citizens disputing the municipal assessor’s appraisal of their property values, which have a direct correlation to tax bills.