Board of Equalization

Meetings

Members

Qualification of Members: any owner of real property in Barrow County and at least a high school graduate. Members of the Board of Commissioners, City Council, Board of Education, Board of Tax Assessors, employees of the Board of Tax Assessors, or Chief Appraiser are not eligible to be members. Members receive $40 per meeting.

  • James Gilbert, Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Lane M. Rowe, Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Elaine Wright, Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • John Nevil, Alternate Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025
  • Sonya Turner, Alternate Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • William Whitley, Alternate Member, Appointing Authority: Grand Jury
    Term Expires: December 31, 2025

Overview

Board Profile: This six-member board (three members and three alternates) is appointed by the Grand Jury for three-year terms. The Clerk of Superior Court provides oversight to this board. The Board of Equalization hears taxpayer appeals from assessments made by the Board of Tax Assessors and can take necessary action to obtain uniformity. Board of Equalization decisions may be appealed to the Superior Court.