Jim Rooney

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Jim Rooney, Assessor"Our mission is to create equitable, timely and accurate property tax assessments to fund public services. We will strive to be a source of accurate and timely property information for local government and the community."

Jim Rooney was born on May 26, 1958 in Sacramento, California. He has resided in Amador County since 1988 after moving from Sloughhouse, California. He graduated from Jesuit High School in 1976 and California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo in 1981 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Management. Jim was the President of the statewide association in 2013.  The last Assessor from Amador County to be president of the association was Clarence Jarvis in 1912, a span of 101 years.  Jim was formerly a small business owner as a produce farmer and real estate appraiser. He has also served as Chairman of the Ione Parks and Recreation Commission and is active in numerous community organizations including Ione Rotary, the Native Sons of the Golden West and youth religious education. Jim is married to Mariya with sons, Seamus, Peter and Michael. Jim Rooney was initially elected in 2002.

Contact Information

810 Court Street Jackson, CA 95642

Phone: (209) 223-6351
Email us: Assessor
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.