Alexis M. Smith, an employee of the Larimer County Assessor’s Office for almost twenty years, most recently as Chief Deputy Assessor, announced her candidacy for the job of county assessor because the current assessor, Steve Miller, is term-limited.
Smith, a resident of Loveland, CO., and a member of the Republican Party, made her intention public through a press release.
The general election will take place November 6, 2018. Currently she is the only candidate for the office.
The Larimer County Assessor’s Office determines the value of all real estate and business property within the county for property tax purposes.
Smith, who started in the Assessor’s Office in April 2001, was appointed a deputy assessor in 2010, and cites this experience as proper qualification for the elected position.
Because most of the duties and responsibilities of the Assessor’s Office are mandated at the state level her focus would be on taking advantage of new technologies to make the office more user-friendly and better communication.
Smith holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, with an emphasis in Public Relations, from Southern Utah University. She moved to the State of Colorado in 1995. In 1997 she moved to Loveland with her family, finding employment as a water rights broker and marketing associate for a real estate developer. She holds a Colorado certified general appraiser license.
Alexis M. Smith and her husband, Robb, have two grown sons and a daughter. Her husband is a veteran of the United States Army, a member of the local American Legion, and an officer in the state organization. She is an officer in the local American Legion Auxiliary.