Chester, IL


Emergency Management Agency

2515 State St

Chester, IL 62233

Voice: 618.826.5007 ext 630

Fax: 618.826.3702

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Supervisor of Assessments

Welcome to the Assessor's Office


Christopher W. Koester

Supervisor of Assessments 

It is the responsibility of the Assessor's Office:

To administer accurate, equitable and timely assessment of all real property in Randolph County. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Observing and abiding by the Illinois Department of Revenue and Illinois State Statutes
  • Documenting finished evaluations for the County's Board of Review to aid in timely tax computation and billing
  • Providing accurate taxpayer information and assessments through mail correspondence and publication
  • Answering questions involving property calculation records
  • Fair and equitable treatment for all property owner.
  • Find, list, and value uniformly taxable property in the County


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