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County seeks members for equalization board

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The Clark County Council is seeking individuals with a background in real property, appraisal techniques and property tax law to fill a position on the Clark County Board of Equalization, according to a county news release.

The board of equalization is a three-member panel that’s meant to be an impartial arbiter for property owners who appeal their property’s assessed valuations and exemptions. Members are paid $100 per day while attending hearings and meetings. Board hearings usually are held in alternating weeks, Tuesday through Thursday mornings on the sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. The three-year position runs from July 15, 2018 to July 14, 2021.

Applicants must be Clark County residents and cannot hold any elective office or be an employee of any elected official, according to a county news release. Persons who have been employed by the Clark County Assessor’s Office are not eligible to be a board member for two years after leaving their employment.

Applicants also should have knowledge of Clark County real property and personal property appraisal techniques and property tax law. Knowledge of building trades is helpful. Computer skills are helpful.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and résumé to Tina Redline, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666 or email her at tina.redline@clark.wa.gov.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. March 23.

To learn more, visit https://www.clark.wa.gov/general-services/board-of-equalization.

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