John Braese, an assistant in the Malheur County Economic Development Department, repeatedly told an Ontario company its tax break was in the works when it wasn't eligible, according to a court complaint. (The Enterprise/File)
Owners of Ontario’s Bluebird Express Car Wash have appealed the denial of a property tax exemption, claiming in a court filing that they were “strung along” by Malheur County economic development officials for months on the promise the exemption was coming.
The appeal filed Nov. 6 with the Oregon Tax Court seeks . . .