Board of Equalization

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Board Description
The Board of Equalization is a three member citizen panel, recommended by the local governing body and appointed by the Circuit Court. By law, Board of Equalization members must be property owners in the locality in which they serve. The Code of Virginia requires that members and prospective members of local Boards of Equalization attend and participate in a basic course of instruction offered by the Department of Taxation in order to be eligible for appointment to the board. The board's primary and foremost concern is the equalization of real estate assessments to ensure that the real estate tax is borne equally by all.

 

Term
Three years; three successive. 

 

Meeting Date/Time/Location
The Board of Equalization conducts meetings as needed. 

*2016 Board of Equalization Hearings Schedule

 

Board Member

Term

Expiration

Mr. Rodney Eagle

2nd term

12-31-2018

Phyliss Y. Coulter

1st term

12-31-2019

Mr. Gerald Bland

2nd term

12-31-2017

Questions or Comments?  Mail to City of Harrisonburg, Office of City Manager, Attn: (Board Member), 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

 

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