The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking Escambia County residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the Value Adjustment Board. The VAB provides for the hearing of all petitions, complaints, appeals and disputes concerning taxable assessment of properties. The term of office is one year.
Escambia residents interested in serving on the Value Adjustment Board are asked to submit a resume and letter indicating their desire to serve by 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Resumes and letters should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Judy Witterstaeter, Program Coordinator
Escambia County Board of County Commissioners
P.O. Box 1591
Pensacola, FL 32502
Please note that resumes submitted for consideration are subject to public records requests and are included in Escambia County Commission meeting information, including the agenda and official meeting minutes.
The board of county commissioners' VAB appointee must meet the following requirements to be eligible to serve:
- Must own homestead property in Escambia County.
- Cannot be a member or employee of any taxing authority.
- Cannot represent property owners in any administrative or judicial review of property taxes.
The VAB was established in accordance with Section 194.015, Florida Statutes, which was revised on Sept. 1, 2008. The VAB meets for approximately 30-40 minutes twice a year, usually in September and December.