Interested in serving on the Lane County Board of Property Tax Appeals?
The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the Lane County Board of Property Tax Appeals for the 2015-2016 term.
BOARD OF PROPERTY TAX APPEALS: The Board of Property Tax Appeals is responsible for hearing taxpayer appeals for reduction of the real market or assessed value of property pursuant to ORS Chapter 309.
MEMBERSHIP: The Lane County Board of Commissioners appoints all members of the Board of Property Tax Appeals. The appointments are to two pools of people: one representing the Board of Commissioners as Chairs of the Board of Property Tax Appeals; and the second group representing the Board of Commissioners as Members of the Board of Property Tax Appeals. Both Board Chairs and Members receive a stipend based on a rate of $12.50 per hour.
VACANCIES: Applicants must be residents of Lane County. People with interest and background in real property appraisal, finance, and real estate are encouraged to apply. Applicants cannot be employees of the county or of any taxing district within the county. The number of appointees varies, depending on the projected number of appeals. The number of boards assigned will be based on the number of appeals filed with the county.
MEETING SCHEDULE: During the hearing period from February 1, 2016 through April 15, 2016, the Board(s) of Property Tax Appeals meets up to 40 hours per week. In addition there will be at least one training session held in January of 2016.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: The term of each member begins on the date of appointment and ends on June 30, 2016 or when a successor is appointed.
APPLICATIONS: Available in the Lane County Deeds and Records Office, on the main floor of the Public Service Building at 125 East Eighth Avenue in Eugene, or from the link.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 PM Monday, August 31, 2015