PUBLIC NOTICE - PROPERTY TAX ARBITRATORS
The Routt County Board of County Commissioners is developing a list of qualified people to serve as property tax arbitrators pursuant to C.R.S. § 39-8-108.5.
A taxpayer who receives an unfavorable decision from the County Board of Equalization has the option of appealing that decision to the State Board of Assessment Appeals, the District Court or to an arbitrator. If the arbitration process is selected, the taxpayer and the County Board of Equalization select an arbitrator from the Board of County Commissioners' list of qualified arbitrators.
To be considered for Routt County's list of property tax arbitrators, each person must be a registered, licensed, or certificated appraiser pursuant to C.R.S. § 12-61-701 et seq. and be one of the following:
a. an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Colorado;
b. an appraiser who is a member of the institute of real estate appraisers or its equivalent;
c. a former county assessor;
d. a retired judge; or
e. a licensed real estate broker.
Anyone who possesses the above minimum qualifications and is interested in having their name placed on Routt County's list of property tax arbitrators should contact the Routt County Attorney's Office at (970) 870-5304 on or before August 8, 2011.
Published in the Steamboat Pilot & Today
Publication Date: July 17, 2011