Board of Equalization Public Notice

NOTICE OF MEETING OF THE WHATCOM COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

Notice is hereby given that the Whatcom County Board of Equalization will convene at 9 a.m. on July 15, 2016, at Whatcom County Courthouse, Council Conference Room, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, Washington, and will continue in session and adjourn from time to time for a period of not less than three (3) days, and not to exceed twenty-eight (28) days.  Thereafter, meetings will be held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and at other times as required, to publicly examine and equalize the assessments extended in the current year on the taxable property of Whatcom County, for taxes to be levied in the year 2017, and to correct all errors in valuation, description or qualities of property by the assessor.  

The owner or agent of any taxable property who feels there are inequities in their assessment or exemptions may file a petition and appear before the board at the time and place appointed.  Petitions must be filed by July 1, 2016, to be considered timely.  Petition appeal forms may be acquired from the Whatcom County Courthouse, Whatcom County Council Office, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, Washington.

Published May 28th and June 4th