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Tax board members sought

The Wasco County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Wasco County Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA).

The tax appeals board hears taxpayer appeals for reduction of real market or assessed value of their real and personal property. The Wasco County Board of Commissioners seek candidates who:

• Have a working knowledge of the local real estate market, residential and commercial.

• Are willing to participate in public hearings, can quickly review documentation while listening to the public and can make decisions with the affected parties in attendance.

• Have mediation skills, real estate appraisal, financing or related background.

• Are familiar with Oregon property tax.

BOPTA members receive a per diem rate of $75 per day and must complete on-line training prior to the hearings process.

Applications are available on the Wasco County website: or e at 511 Washington Street, Suite 101, The Dalles. All applications are due no later than May 17.

Details: Board of Commissioners, (541) 506-2520.


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