There will be a public hearing held May 3rd, 2017 at 1:00 pm CST in the Commissioners Room of the Cherry County Courthouse. The purpose of this meeting is to address the “Show Cause” hearing requested by the Nebraska Tax Equalization & Review Commission. Cherry County will be defending why Cherry County should not raise its grassland values by an additional 21% for the 2017 tax year. This meeting will be held telephonically between Lincoln and Valentine. The public is welcome to attend and/or testify either in Valentine or Lincoln location. If you have questions, please contact your county board members or your county assessor’s office. If you plan on attending, it is recommended to arrive 15 to 20 minutes early.