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.

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

Current members of the Board are:

  • Theresa Eykel, Chair 2023
  • Robert Rendler 
  • Justin Moriarty
  • Rosalinde Willson
  • Kenneth Quick

Forms and information are available by contacting the Clerk of the Board at the link on the right or by clicking the following links:

Appealing your property tax

Taxpayer Petition for Review of Property Valuation Determination

Meeting Location: River Street Meeting Room, 25 River Street, Suite D Cathlamet.  The entrance is at the back of the building.  The River Street Meeting Room is barrier-free and handicap accessible. 

Board of Equalization Meeting Schedule:

Upon certification of the tax rolls the BOE shall convene and be in session for 28 days and meet three (3) times in a regular meeting during this period.

The 2023 valuation meetings are Monday, Oct. 9th at 9:00 am, Tuesday, Oct. 24th at 12:30 pm, and Thursday, Nov. 9th at 9:00 am.

View Meeting Minutes at the Agenda Center here: https://www.co.wahkiakum.wa.us/AgendaCenter

  1. Board of Equalization

    Mailing Address
    PO Box 641
    Cathlamet, WA 98612

  2. Laurie Williams

    Clerk of the Board of Equalization