Greene County’s collector is resigning from workplace pursuing months of delays in private house tax filings for county inhabitants.

On Friday, the county despatched out a news release indicating Leah Betts would keep on until the finish of February.

“It is essential that citizens know that I strategically selected the timing of my very last day to get through and deal with the most difficult tasks presented all through this tax period,” she wrote in a statement. “One particular of my targets will be to make the ideal changeover achievable to the freshly appointed Collector for the good of the citizens of the County.”

The release did not give a motive for her resignation, though Betts’ office has been the supply of general public awareness in recent months as it introduced a number of delays in distributing individual home tax charges to local inhabitants.

Leah Betts

The problem commenced in late November when Betts’ workplace announced the tax statements would be delayed because of to a application challenge that prevented the assessor’s office, which assesses the assets, from communicating with the clerk’s office environment, which calculates the sum owed, and the collector’s workplace, which usually takes the payments.

These payment because of dates had been extended to the end of January and then once more to Feb. 28.