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Value Adjustment Board

Background:  The purpose of the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is to hear appeals regarding denied exemptions, petitions relating to assessments, and appeals concerning ad valorem tax deferrals.

Member Terms:  Every county shall have a Value Adjustment Board which consists of:  Two members of the governing body of the county, elected by the governing body from among its members, one of whom shall be elected as the chairperson of the Value adjustment Board; one member of the school board of the county, elected by the school board from its members; and Two citizen members.  One citizen member who owns homestead property in the county appointed by the county’s governing body; one who owns a business that occupies commercial space located within the school district appointed by the school board of the county. Appointees to the VAB serve from year to year until they resign or another appointment is made.

Meetings:  Annually usually in October – OR ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS.

Current Members:  Gadsden County Commissioner Gene Morgan, Gadsden County Commissioner Eric Hinson, Alternate; Gay Steffen, TBA, Bradley Munroe and Gadsden County School Board Member Steve Scott.

Citizen Advisory Committee Application