BOCC Seeking Value Adjustment Board Members

Do You Own Homesteaded Property in Wakulla County and Are Interested in Serving on the Value Adjustment Board?

The Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners is currently seeking two (2) Citizen Appointments to serve on the Value Adjustment Board (VAB). This Board allows for any taxpayers within Wakulla County who object to the assessment placed on any taxable property by the Property Appraiser, to file a petition with the clerk of the governing body for a hearing.  Per 194.015, F.S. each County is required to create a Value Adjustment Board.  The VAB citizen appointments by the Board of County Commissioners must own homesteaded property in Wakulla County. Typically, the VAB only conducts 3 or 4 meetings during the months of August, September, and October.

If you are interested in serving on the VAB, please submit your request and contact information to Jessica Welch at or phone 926-0919 ext.706, by COB on December 27, 2012.  The citizen appointments are anticipated to be made by the Board of County Commissioners during their January 21, 2013 meeting.