Bruce Medley, a Partner with the firm of Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott, is guest speaker at the Keene Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at Keene Community Center, 1000 N. Old Betsy Road in Keene (put Cleburne in your GPS).

Doors open at 11:15 a.m. The caterer is La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant. Admission is $18 for those who RSVP by noon Tuesday, June 21. Admission at the door is $20. The program concludes at 1 p.m.

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Medley’s presentation is: Property Tax 101 – A Taxpayers Guide to the Local Property Taxes. He will talk about the recent changes to the Tax Code and the rights, remedies and responsibilities of property owners within the system.

A graduate of Rice University and University of Houston Law School, Bruce has been practicing in the field of ad valorem taxation since 1982 and has been a partner PBFCM since 1989. He is a frequent lecturer on property tax topics, has been designated a subject matter expert on tax assessment and collections by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, and is a certified instructor for tax professionals on property tax law, ethics, the calculation of tax rates and tax collections. Bruce currently serves as Vice-Chair on the Board of the Property Tax Education Coalition as representative of the Texas School Assessors Association.