Value Adjustment Board
The Value Adjustment Board hears appeals from property owners regarding the assessed value for ad valorem tax purposes of their real property or tangible personal property. The Board also hears appeals of denials of ad valorem tax exemptions such as homestead and agriculture classifications, and of determinations of a late filing of an application for an exemption.
The Value Adjustment Board consists of 5 members. The Board of County Commissioners appoints 2 County Commissioners and 1 citizen to the Value Adjustment Board. The School Board appoints 1 School Board member and one citizen to the Value Adjustment Board. The citizen member appointed by the Board of County Commissioners must own homestead property in the County. The citizen member appointed by the School Board must own a business occupying commercial space located in the County. Citizen members may not be a member or employee of any taxing authority and may not be a person who represents property owners in any administrative or judicial review of property taxes. All Value Adjustment Board members are appointed annually.
The Value Adjustment Board meets as necessary, usually in October of each year. For more information about the Value Adjustment Board, contact the Okeechobee County Property Appraiser at (863) 763-4422.
|Value Adjustment Board | Updated: 01.28.2013|
|Bryant Culpepper||County Commissioner||2012|
|Joey Hoover||County Commissioner||2012|
|Bill Dover||County Commission citizen appointee||2012|
|Elvie Posey (alternate)||County Commission citizen appointee||2012|
|David Williams||School Board member||2012|
|Joe Arnold (alternate)||School Board member||2012|
|Michael Sumner||School Board citizen appointee||2012|
|Anita Nunez (alternate)||School Board citizen appointee||2012|
To be considered for a County appointment to the Value Adjustment Board, submit a completed application to the County Administrator’s Office along with verification of ownership of homestead property in the County. An Okeechobee County Citizen Board/Committee application may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the Okeechobee County website. For information on School Board appointments to the Value Adjustment Board, contact Assistant Superintendent Ken Kenworthy at (863) 462-5000 x 261.