The board is an independent body organized to hear appeals of various determinations made by the assessor. It is comprised of five citizen members appointed by the Snohomish County Council. The board’s goal is to provide an impartial hearing environment that protects each party’s due process rights and results in a fair decision.
The Board of Equalization is made up of five members who serve three-year terms and are limited to three consecutive full terms. No more than two board members may reside in the same council district. Board members must have knowledge of property values, and may not be an elected official or employed by an elected official. Board members are appointed by council on the recommendation from the executive. Contact 425-388-3407 for more information.