Council seeks applicants for three-year position on Board of Equalization

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Vancouver, Wash. – The Clark County Council is seeking applicants to fill a position on the Clark County Board of Equalization.

The three-year position runs from July 15, 2019 to July 14, 2022.

The Board of Equalization is a three-member, impartial citizen panel that hears and decides property owners’ appeals of assessed property valuations and exemptions. Members are paid $100 per day while attending hearings and meetings. Board hearings usually are held in alternating weeks, Tuesday through Thursday mornings on the sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. 

Applicants must be Clark County residents. They cannot hold any elective office or be an employee of any elected official. Persons who have been employed by the Clark County Assessor’s Office are not eligible to be a board member for two years after leaving their employment.

Applicants also should have knowledge of Clark County real property and personal property appraisal techniques and property tax law. Knowledge of building trades is helpful. Computer skills are helpful.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest and résumé to Alyssa Weyhrauch, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email to

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019.

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Melanie Ausmus
Board of Equalization