Councilors seek applicants for three Board of Equalization vacancies
Vancouver, WA – The Board of County Councilors is seeking applicants to fill three positions on the Clark County Board of Equalization.
One position is for a routinely serving member, and two positions are for alternates. Terms of all three positions are from July 15, 2017 to July 14, 2020.
The Board of Equalization is a three-member, impartial citizen board that hears and decides property owners’ appeals of assessed property valuations and exemptions. Members are paid $100 per day while attending hearings and meetings. Board hearings usually are in alternating weeks, Tuesday through Thursday mornings on the sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.
Applicants must be Clark County residents. They cannot hold any elective office or be an employee of any elected official. 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 Jennifer Clark, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 5, 2017.
To learn more, visit www.clark.wa.gov/board-equalization.