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Wahkiakum County Board of Equalization
The Wahkiakum County Board of Equalization is a board comprised of five citizen members who are appointed for three-year terms by the Wahkiakum County Commissioners. The Board is established by the laws of Washington State and governed by the Washington State Department of Revenue (DOR), pursuant to RCW 84.08.020 and 84.08.060.
The Board is separate from and operates independently of the Wahkiakum County Assessor. It adjudicates appeals of assessed property valuations and other determinations of the Assessor, with a goal of providing an impartial and economical forum to hear and decide appeals brought by taxpayers.
Hearings of the Board are open to the public except for confidential proceedings involving proprietary business information.
Current members of the Board are:
- Robert Rendler
- Justin Moriarty
- Theresa Eykel
- Rosalinde Willson
- VACANT -- See Below
Board Position Available - Click here for more information and how to apply
- The Clerk of the Board, Laurie Williams: email@example.com
PO Box 641, Cathlamet, WA 98612
FORMS and INFORMATION
Forms and information are available by contacting the Clerk of the Board at the above link or by clicking the following links:
Taxpayer Petition for Review of Property Valuation Determination
Meeting Location: River Street Meeting Room, 25 River Street, Suite D Cathlamet. The entrance is at the back of the building. The River Street Meeting Room is barrier-free and handicap accessible.
Board of Equalization Meeting Schedule:
Upon certification of the tax rolls the BOE shall convene and be in session for 28 days and meet three (3) times in a regular meeting during this period.
Meetings will be on the first Tuesday following certification and the two consecutive Tuesdays thereafter and, will commence at 9:00 am.
2023 Property Value Assessments Public Appeals
- Click here for the Schedule of Appeals for 2023 Notice of Valuations
- Click here for Zoom log-in information
All appeals are open to the public. There is no public comment other than the property owners or their legal representative. Deliberations are closed to all public parties and County Assessors. The Board of Equalization members are the only ones in attendance for deliberations.
The purpose of the Board of Equalization meetings is to conduct any business that may come before the Board during the regular 28-day convened session.
Board Meeting Minutes
RECORD of HEARINGS
View 2023 Meeting Minutes at the Agenda Center here: https://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/AgendaCenter