Board of Equalization

CANCELLATION of the Board of Equalization (BOE) Appeal Hearings

Due to the continuing concerns over COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the 2020 Board of Equalization appeal hearings have been cancelled. Hearings will be rescheduled to a later date, which will be advertised. Appellants will be notified of the cancellation.   Rescheduled hearing dates will be mailed to appellants in the coming weeks. 

Overview

The Board of Equalization (BOE) serves as a review board for county real estate assessments. The BOE is responsible for hearing property owners’ appeals and may increase, decrease or affirm assessments. 

Meetings

This board meets as needed during an assessment year.

Member Details

The BOE consists of five members who may be recommended by the Board of Supervisors and are appointed by the Circuit Court Judge.  Members must be residents of the county and a majority of the members must own land in the county.  At least 2 members shall be commercial/residential real estate appraisers or professionals, builders, developers, or legal or financial professionals.  To be eligible for appointment, each prospective appointee shall attend and participate in the basic course of instruction provided by the Department of Taxation as required by Section 58.1-3374 of the Code of Virginia.  In addition, at least once in every four (4) years of service on the board, each member shall take continuing education instruction provided by the Virginia Tax Commissioner in accordance with law.  Appointments will be for three years. 

NamePositionPhoneEmailTerm Expiration
Willard S. GrantCitizen Rep.202-431-3538Email Willard Grant12/31/2022
Mark CookCitizen Rep.804-815-0910Email Mark Cook12/31/2021
Ashley MillerLegal/Financial Rep.804-824-6914Email Ashley Miller12/31/2021
Patricia J. SnyderReal Estate Agent757-532-2777Email Patricia Snyder12/31/2021
B. Kay Van DykeCitizen Rep.757-810-8175Email Kay Van Dyke12/31/2020
Caroline ProulxPoint of Contact804-693-1325Email Caroline ProulxN/A

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Related Documents

Board of Equalization establishment

More Information

For more information, contact the Real Estate Assessment Department, 804-693-1325.