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Posted on: May 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Greene County is Seeking Applicants for Two Board Positions

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When are the Positions Appointed?

Appointments will be considered during the June meeting of the Board of Commissioners for each of these Boards, and the designated appointees will serve for three-year terms.

Board Position Openings

Board of Tax Assessors

The Board of Tax Assessors operates autonomously under state law as the agency responsible for determining taxability and establishing the fair market value of all real and personal property for taxation purposes. The Board is also responsible for notifying taxpayers when there are changes to the fair market value of their property. In addition, the Board receives, reviews and ensures the proper processing of all appeals, reviews all applications for exemptions, and approves or denies the applications. Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:15pm in the Lower-Level Conference Room of the County Administration Building located at 1034 Silver Drive in Greensboro. The term is for three years.  Members are required to complete at least 40 hours of approved appraisal courses within 180 days of appointment, and an additional 40 hours of training during each of the two calendar years of service.  

Planning and Zoning Board 

The Planning and Zoning Board conducts public hearings on rezoning and variance requests. The Board does not make planning and zoning decisions, but serve to make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 4pm in the County Commission Meeting Room of the County Administration Building. The position on the Planning and Zoning Board is an at-large position that serves as the Chairman of the Board and it is a three-year term.

Qualifications

To be eligible to serve on a Board in Greene County you must reside and maintain residency in Greene County, you must not owe any delinquent taxes or fees to Greene County, you cannot serve on more than two appointed boards or authorities, and you must completely, properly and accurately complete a Candidate Questionnaire.  Applicants ideally would have some relevant background, involvement or education in the respective board, be competent and of sound mind, be truly interested in the welfare of Greene County and its residents, sensitive to the long-term, as well as, immediate impact of their decisions, and be willing to devote the time and energy necessary to fulfill their responsibilities.

How to Apply

 If you would like to be considered for one of these openings, complete a Candidate Questionnaire.

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