Rep. Bailey and Local Farm Bureaus Offer Seminars on ‘Farmland Assessment’ and Property Tax System

State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is working with local Farm Bureaus in Clay, Effingham, Jasper and Richland Counties to host seminars to answer questions about the multi-year re-assessment program on agricultural land in Illinois. The seminars will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at the following locations:

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.              Clay County Farm Bureau (Louisville)

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Richland County Farm Bureau (Olney)

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.             Jasper County Farm Bureau (Newton)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.             Effingham County Farm Bureau (Effingham)

“I am happy to be working with our local farm bureaus to host these seminars in four of the counties I represent,” said Rep. Bailey. “The state Farm Bureau is providing us with their expert on farmland assessment to come down and present a program and answer questions. We are fortunate to also have our local supervisors of assessment on hand to help answer questions for those who may have other kinds of questions dealing with resident assessments.”

More information on these seminars can be found online at It is recommended that people RSVP to their local farm bureau or to Rep. Bailey’s office to ensure enough materials are available. Seating is limited.