History

The Board of Assessment Appeals was created by Legislative Act Title 9 in 1968 and created by Ordinance #305 in 1989;  Amended by Ordinance #571 and modified by Ordinance #346 in 1991.

Purpose

The purpose of the Board is to advise, oversee and assist in hearing appeals from taxpayers for adjustments in the valuation and assessment of real property and improvements.  No compensation.

Number

The Board consists of seven (7) members.

Term

The Board is appointed by County Council, one (1) from each Council Member’s district for a four (4) year term.  The term of the appointment corresponds with the term of the Council member.  Board members may succeed themselves.  The appointee shall be a registered elector residing in Laurens County. The appointee may be from the district of the Council Member making the appointment or from any other area of the County, at the sole discretion of the Council Member making the appointment. In the event a vacancy occurs, the Council Member for whom the appointee serves shall fill such vacancy for the unexpired term of the appointee.

AppointeeExpiration DateCouncil District
December 31, 2021#3 - McDaniel
Scott RiddleDecember 31, 2018#1 - Younts
Willie PrickettDecember 31, 2021#7 - Pitts
Richard WoodDecember 31, 2021#2 - Wood
Melinda GrayDecember 31, 2018#4 - Jones
Ulis Byrd, Jr.December 31, 2021#6 - Anderson
Crystal D. CaseyDecember 31, 2018#5 - Carroll