For Immediate Release:
YAVAPAI COUNTY, ARIZONA SELECTS CCI
Fort Collins, Colo., November 6, 2008 - Colorado CustomWare, Inc. (CCI) is pleased to announce that Yavapai County, AZ has selected CCI to provide them with a Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) solution. Yavapai joins six other Arizona counties (Mohave, Navajo, Apache, Santa Cruz, Gila, and Greenlee) on CCI’s industry-leading CAMA solution, RealWare.
RealWare will provide Yavapai with improved valuation techniques. The system will also allow users to configure their user interface in a customizable manner, helping to improve accuracy, create greater efficiencies and enhance workplace satisfaction. Employees and taxpayers alike will benefit from the timesaving effects of RealWare following installation and training.
In a unique display of stewardship, the out-going Assessor, Victor Hambrick, brought the new Assessor Elect, Pamela J. Pearsall, into the decision-making process prior to contract negotiations. Mr. Hambrick knew that Ms. Pearsall would be the public official using RealWare when it was fully implemented in 2009 and understood the importance of her involvement and buy-in to the RealWare product. After many discussions and meetings, both agreed to recommend to the Board of Supervisors that they move forward with CCI and sign a contract.
“CCI’s CAMA system will serve the public’s best interest by providing cutting edge technology,” said Yavapai County Assessor Victor Hambrick. “We selected CCI because they have proven they can work in Arizona through the implementation of this CAMA system in Mohave County. CCI has shown that they can meet all the requirements of the Yavapai County Assessor’s Office at a reasonable cost that will most efficiently provide the necessary service to the property owners of Yavapai County.”
“Our ongoing strength in Arizona comes from a firm commitment to providing the best possible solutions and partnering with like-minded Assessors. It helps to share success stories and lessonslearned as future customers leverage these experiences for the benefit of their jurisdiction,” said CCI Sr. Business Development Specialist Ko Clifton.
Yavapai County has nearly 165,000 parcels and was one of the four original Arizona counties formed in September of 1864; one year after the Arizona Territory was established. The County was named after the Yavapai Tribe, whose name means "people of the sun."