October 7, 2010
The County of Tulare Clerk of the Board Office is accepting applications from interested and qualified District One and District Four residents to fill two vacancies on the Tulare County Assessment Appeals Board and a District Three resident to fill one vacancy on the Housing Authority of Tulare County Board.
Assessment Appeals Board
The purpose of the appeals board is to determine the full value of property or to determine other matters of property tax assessment over which the appeals board has jurisdiction.
A person shall not be eligible for nomination for membership on an assessment appeals board unless he or she has a minimum of five years professional experience in the state as one of the following: certified public accountant or public accountant, licensed real estate broker, attorney, property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization, property appraiser certified by the Office of Real Estate Appraisers, or property appraiser certified by the State Board of Equalization.
The appeals board meets on the third Monday of each month in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers (with the exception of January, February, and December which are adjusted due to County holidays). There are also no meetings scheduled in April or May. Each Board member receives a $150 stipend per meeting along with mileage reimbursement.
Housing Authority of Tulare County Board
The Housing Authority of Tulare County Board functions much like the board of directors in a large corporation. The Board is responsible for setting organizational policy and hiring the Executive Director.
Board members are appointed to four-year terms by the Tulare County Board of Supervisors. To insure adequate representation, two of the Board is residents of the Housing Authority and one must be a senior citizen.
The board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the Housing Authority office. Each Board member receives a $50 stipend per meeting and receives $.22 per mile to and from the meeting.
Applications for the Assessment Appeals Board and Housing Authority of Tulare County Board can be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors located at the County Administration Building, 2800 W. Burrel, Visalia CA 93291-4582 or you can call (559) 636-5000 and request an application to be mailed to you.