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File #: RS2021-841    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: A resolution approving the appointment of hearing officers by the Metropolitan Board of Equalization to conduct preliminary hearings and to make investigations regarding complaints before the Board.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2021-841 Exhibit

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A resolution approving the appointment of hearing officers by the Metropolitan Board of Equalization to conduct preliminary hearings and to make investigations regarding complaints before the Board.

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WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated § 67-5-1406 permits the Metropolitan Board of Equalization to appoint one (1) or more hearing officers with the approval by resolution of the Metropolitan Council; and,

WHEREAS, the hearing officers shall assist the county board and prepare proposed findings of fact and conclusions and recommend the same to the county board; and, 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Board of Equalization has appointed the hearing officers listed on the attached Exhibit A.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1:                     The appointment of the hearing officers listed on the attached Exhibit A by the Metropolitan Board of Equalization to conduct preliminary hearings and to make investigations regarding complaints before the county board is hereby approved.

Section 2:                     This resolution shall take effect from and after is adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it. 

 

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution approves the appointment of 75 Davidson County citizens to serve as hearing officers for the Metropolitan Board of Equalization (MBOE). The MBOE is authorized under state law to hear appeals of assessments on real property. This will include 69 residential hearing officers and six commercial hearing officers. State law requires that the MBOE members be approved by the county legislative body by resolution. (Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-5-1406).