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Board of Equalization - Summary of Hearings 2009-2013


Notice is hereby given that the Whatcom County Board of Equalization will convene at 10:00 a.m. on July 15, 2014, 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 2015, 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, 2014, to be considered timely. Appeal forms may be acquired from the Whatcom County Courthouse, Whatcom County Council Office, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, Washington, or on the web.

For further information, please call the Clerk of the Board of Equalization at 360-676-6690.