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Posted on: October 31, 2022

NOTICE: Upcoming Appointment of Camden County Board of Equalization

In accordance with Georgia laws (O.C.G.A.§48-5-311), the Camden County Grand Jury is required to appoint members/alternate members to the Camden County Board of Equalization upon the occurrence of any vacancy. The Clerk of Superior Court is seeking applications to fill vacancies in said board. Appointees shall serve from the date of appointment to the end of term created by the vacancy. 

Any resident of Camden County having the following qualifications and an interest in serving on the board may nominate himself or herself for appointment by submitting a nomination form as indicated below:

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Each person who is, in the judgment of the appointing grand jury, qualified and competent to serve as a grand juror, who is the owner of real property in Camden County, and who is at least a high school graduate shall be qualified, competent, and compellable to serve as a member or alternate member of the board. No member of the governing authority of a county, municipality, or consolidated government; member of a county or independent board of education; member of the county board of tax assessors; employee of the county board of tax assessors; or county tax appraiser shall be competent to serve as a member or alternate member of the board of equalization. 
  2. Within the first year after a member's initial appointment to the Board of Equalization, each member shall satisfactorily complete not less than 40 hour of instruction in appraisal and equalization processes and procedures, as prepared and required by the commissioner. The failure of any member to fulfill the requirements of this subparagraph shall render that member ineligible to serve on the board; and the vacancy created thereby shall be filled in the same manner as other vacancies on the board are filled.
  3. No person shall be eligible to hear an appeal as a member of the board of equalization unless, prior to hearing such appeal, that person shall satisfactorily complete the 40 hours of instruction in appraisal and equalization processes and procedures required by law. Any person appointed to such board  shall be required to complete annually a continuing education requirement of at least 20 hours of instruction in appraisal and equalization procedures, as prepared and required by the commissioner. The failure of any member to fulfill the requirements of this subparagraph shall render that member ineligible to serve on the board; and the vacancy created thereby shall be filled in the same manner as other vacancies on the board are filled.

TERM OF OFFICE

Those persons so appointed shall complete the term created by vacating member/alternate member of the Camden County Board of Equalization.

APPLICATION/NOMINATION FORM

If you are interested in qualifying for appointment to the Board of Equalization, please contact the office of the Clerk of Superior Court at the following:

Clerk of Superior Court
P.O. Box 550
Woodbine. Georgia 31569
(912) 576-5631

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