Commissioner Mielke again tardy on property taxes
This time, he forgot to pay his bill
Friday, May 4, 2012
Clark County Commissioner Tom Mielke said Thursday he forgot to pay his first-half property taxes, which were due April 30.
“I can’t believe it,” said Mielke, after a reporter called him to ask why he hasn’t paid.
“I see I forgot my grandson’s birthday, too,” Mielke said.
In 2010, Mielke was late paying his second-half property taxes. That time, it was a budgeting issue. He’d been remodeling his Battle Ground-area home, and his other bills carried higher interest rates than his property tax bill. So he postponed payment.
This time, he said, he simply forgot.
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