Loudoun County, Va. (October 23, 2014) – The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors encourages residents to become actively involved in their county government. There are currently opportunities for people to serve on the following county and regional advisory boards, commissions and committees:
Board of Equalization:
The Board of Equalization is charged with the responsibility of determining whether a property assessment is equalized among similarly situated properties and is assessed at its fair market value as of January 1 of the year in question. There is one vacancy on the Board of Equalization as of January 1, 2015, with a term of three years.
A majority of the members must own land in the county. All members must be residents of Loudoun County. Preference may be given to candidates with professional experience or background in real estate appraisals and sales; as well as builders, developers, active or retired members of the Virginia State Bar, or other legal or financial professionals whose area of practice requires or required knowledge of the valuation of property, real estate transactions, building costs, accounting, finance, or statistics. More information is online at www.loudoun.gov/boe.
Loudoun Water Board of Directors:
The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is seeking nominees for two positions on the Loudoun Water Board of Directors for the term of January 1, 2015, through December 31, 2018.
The Board of Supervisors has expressed its desire that nominees have experience in or knowledge about one or more of the following fields: engineering, business administration, land development, public utilities, finance and water systems. Citizens who do not have specific knowledge of those areas also are encouraged to apply.
Loudoun Water is an independent agency, which provides public water and sewer service to certain parts of Loudoun County. As a not-for-profit, community-owned utility, Loudoun Water is governed by an appointed Board of Directors which sets policy for the organization and establishes rates for the services the utility provides.
More information is online at www.loudounwater.org.
A complete list of the other advisory panels seeking members is online at www.loudoun.gov/advisory-vacancies.