Pierce County Board of Equalization search continues

The deadline for applying for positions on the Pierce County Board of Equalization has been extended a month. The new deadline is Nov. 30.
Applications are being accepted to fill up to three positions on the Pierce County Board of Equalization. The five-member board hears appeals from taxpayers who disagree with the assessed value of their properties as determined by the Assessor-Treasurer’s Office.

Board members receive a per diem amount for attending board meetings. New members are required to attend a two-day Department of Revenue training school within a year of being appointed.

Elected officials or employees of elected officials are ineligible for board service. Persons who have worked in the Assessor-Treasurer’s Office within the past two years also are ineligible.

Board members are appointed by the county executive subject to County Council confirmation. Terms are for three years.

Applications can be obtained at the Executive’s Executive’s Office, 930 Tacoma Ave. S., Room 737. The office can be contacted at 253-798-7477 or pcexecutive@co.pierce.wa.us.