Apply to be a Board of Review Member

Assessing across the State Michigan is conducted by a mass appraisal process; therefore, the Board of Review (BOR) was created to hear appeals from individual property owners. The BOR consists of three members. Each member is appointed for a 3-year term by the City of Brighton City Council. The BOR is responsible for listening to taxpayers’ appeals of the current year’s annual assessment roll, poverty applications, veteran’s exemptions, clerical errors, mutual mistake of fact errors, etc. Appointment to the BOR is based upon the applicant’s knowledge and experience in property valuation, real estate, construction, property tax laws, knowledge of any governmental units and/or knowledge of the city. It can also include other relevant knowledge deemed appropriate for this position. Eligibility for office is set forth in the City of Brighton Charter, section 5.1.

Board Meetings are conducted in February, March, July, and December and are in the City Council Chambers.

Any individual interested in serving on the Board of Review should send a completed application and resume by June 18, 2024, to: Michelle Miller, Human Resources Manager applications@brightoncity.org

Subject Line: Board of Review Application

Please direct any questions regarding this vacancy to Colleen Barton, Assessor, to bartonc@brightoncity.org or 810-225-8024.

 

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