The number of delinquent property tax parcels is down 5 percent from last year, Polk County Treasurer Mary Maloney announced today. The dollar amount of delinquent property taxes also  is down 12 percent from last year. The number of parcels delinquent is 3,364, down from 3,553 last year. The amount owed is $5.8 million, down from $6.6 million last year. The 2013 Annual Tax Sale will begin on 7:30 a.m. on June 17 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial, 833 Fifth Ave.