Wahkiakum County Board of Equalization

The Wahkiakum County Board of Equalization is a board comprised of five citizen members who are appointed for three-year terms by the Wahkiakum County Commissioners. The Board is established by the laws of Washington State and governed by the Washington State Department of Revenue (DOR), pursuant to RCW 84.08.020 and 84.08.060.

The Board is separate from and operates independently of the Wahkiakum County Assessor. It adjudicates appeals of assessed property valuations and other determinations of the Assessor, with a goal of providing an impartial and economical forum to hear and decide appeals brought by taxpayers.

Hearings of the Board are open to the public except for confidential proceedings involving proprietary business information.

Current members of the Board are:

  • Robert Rendler
  • Justin Moriarty
  • Theresa Eykel
  • Rosalinde Willson
  • VACANT -- See Below

   Board Position Available - Click here for more information and how to apply


FORMS and INFORMATION
Forms and information are available by contacting the Clerk of the Board at the above link or by clicking the following links:

Taxpayer Petition for Review of Property Valuation Determination

https://dor.wa.gov/get-form-or-publication/forms-subject/property-tax-forms#Appeals

https://dor.wa.gov/get-form-or-publication/publications-subject#property

https://dor.wa.gov/sites/default/files/legacy/Docs/Pubs/Prop_Tax/AppealProp.pdf


MEETING SCHEDULE

Meeting Location: River Street Meeting Room, 25 River Street, Cathlamet.  Entrance in back of building.  The River Street Meeting Room is barrier free and handicap accessible. 

Board of Equalization Schedule of 2023 Property Tax Appeals:

  • Board Business Meeting #1 - Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Agenda and Zoom info
  • Board Business Meeting #2 - October 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in River Street Meeting Room  Zoom Info
  • Board Business Meeting #3 - November 9, 2022 at 10:00 am. to 11:00 a.m. in River Street Meeting Room


2023 Property Value Assessments Public Appeals






All appeals are open to the public.  There is no public comment other than the property owners or their legal representative.  Deliberations are closed to all public parties and County Assessors.  The Board of Equalization members are the only ones in attendance for deliberations.



The purpose of the Board of Equalization meetings is to conduct any business that may come before the Board during the regular 28-day convened session.


Board Meeting Minutes


November 9, 2022

October 28, 2022

October 14, 2022


November 4, 2021

Nov. 29, 2021

December 1, 2021

RECORD of HEARINGS

21-R2-06 Casapulla 3-15-22

21-R2-01 Selby, 3-15-22 

21-R3-16 Gregory, 3-11-22

21-R4-15 Tischer, 3-11-22

21-R1-13, Black, 6-20-22

21-R4-30, Thomason, 6-20-22