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Real Property Appraiser Receives Employee of the Month

Post Date:10/18/2016 11:21 a.m.

April FarenceApril Farence, Real Property Appraiser in the Tax Department, is the October 2016 Dare County Employee of the Month. Senior Real Property Appraiser, Nettie Midgett, presented Farence with the award at the October 3, 2016 Board of Commissioners meeting. 

“April has been described over and over again by her coworkers as dependable, available, conscientious, eager to learn, eager to help and always smiling,” said Midgett during the presentation.

Farence was hired in 2008 as a Health Department Accounting Clerk. In September 2009, she transferred to Business Personal Tax Division as a Business Personal Property Appraiser. In July 2014, Farence transferred to the Tax Revaluation Division where she was promoted to Real Property Appraiser.

Farence is responsible for determining the value for all improved residential condos, townhouses, co-ownerships, timeshares and undeveloped land for future condo sites. She also assists other Tax Department personnel with daily tasks and provides coverage for the Office Manager and Land Transfer Tax Administrator in their absence.

“April is always willing to help anyone with anything and is always willing to jump right into the task at hand. She goes above and beyond to help others. She wants to do her job well and will handle any task asked of her with a smile,” said Farence’s coworkers during the nomination process.

“April consistently goes beyond what her job requires in order to help others learn and to get the job done, whatever that job may be. She steps forward at every turn to offer help her coworkers. She eagerly helps the public with any question or concern they may have. We can always count on her to tackle difficult projects,” remarked Midgett.

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