Wed. 10:56pm: Youngstown mayoral hopeful owes property taxes

Youngstown mayoral candidate DeMaine Kitchen hasn’t paid property taxes on his campaign headquarters building dating back to August 2011.

After the Tribune Chronicle brought it to his attention early Wednesday afternoon, he said he would take care of it.

“I will be there first thing in the morning with check in hand,” he said.

Kitchen owes $4,570, which includes the years when no payments were made, penalties and a delinquency of $2,394, records show.

Records from the Mahoning County Auditor’s Office show the last payment made for 77 Struthers Liberty Road was in August 2011 – right around the time Kitchen and his wife began buying the home from Rosewood Investment Corp. through a land contract.

There have been no payments for 2011 and 2012 taxes.

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