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AGENDA
Value Adjustment Board
Organizational Meeting - August 21, 2019 - 9:00 a.m.
Ernie Lee Magaha Government Building - First Floor


 
 
             
1.   Call to Order.

(PLEASE TURN YOUR CELL PHONE TO THE VIBRATE, SILENCE, OR OFF SETTING)

The purpose of the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) is to hear appeals regarding property value assessments, denied exemptions or classifications, ad valorem tax deferrals, portability decisions, and change of ownership or control. Taxpayers or their representatives file petitions with the VAB clerk in the county where the property is located. See the link below for additional information.

http://floridarevenue.com/property/Documents/pt101.pdf
 
2.   Proof of Publication.

The Public Notice was advertised in the Pensacola News Journal in a block ad on July 31, 2019, posted on the Escambia County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller's website on July 25, 2019, and was included in the Board’s weekly meeting schedule for August 19 – August 23, 2019.
 
3.   Selection of Private Counsel.

Recommendation: That the Board review and consider the application submitted by Suzanne Whibbs for Private Counsel for the 2019 tax year and authorize the Chairman to execute a Contract for Services of Private Counsel, in accordance with Chapter 194.035 (1), Florida Statutes, effective August 21, 2019, through August 30, 2020.
 
4.  
Introduction of Value Adjustment Board (VAB) Members and VAB Clerk.

 
2019 VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA
CONTACT INFORMATION
 
NAME TITLE E-MAIL & MAILING ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER
County Commissioner Steven L. Barry
 
VAB Member district5@co.escambia.fl.us
 
P.O. Box 1591
Pensacola, FL  32591
(850) 595-4950
County Commissioner
Jeffrey W. Bergosh
 
VAB Member district1@co.escambia.fl.us
 
P.O. Box 1591
Pensacola, FL  32591
(850) 595-4910
School Board Member
Kevin Adams (District 1)
VAB Member kadams@escambia.k12.fl.us
 
75 North Pace Boulevard
Pensacola, FL  32505
(850) 469-6137
Gerald W. Adcox
 
VAB Member (School Board Citizen Appointee) gerald@adcoximports.com
 
5603 North ""W"" Street
Pensacola, FL  32505"
(850) 439-9209
Richie Faunce VAB Member (BCC Citizen Appointee) rrfaunce@att.net
 
10311 Bowman Avenue
Pensacola, FL  32534
(850) 712-7533
Suzanne Whibbs VAB Attorney suzanne@whibbsandstone.com
 
801 West Romana Street
Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 434-5395
Pam Childers Clerk of the Circuit Court pchilders@escambiaclerk.com
 
190 Governmental Center
Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 595-4310
DeLana Allen-Busbee Administrative Specialist dallen-busbee@escambiaclerk.com
 
221 Palafox Place, Ste. 110
Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 595-3917
Mylinda Johnson Operations Supervisor mjohnson@escambiaclerk.com
 
221 Palafox Place, Ste. 110
Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 595-4813
Krykyt Fisher Office Assistant III kfisher@escambiaclerk.com
 
221 Palafox Place, Ste. 110
Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 595-3920
 
5.   Overview of Sunshine Law (Section 286.011, Florida Statutes), Public Records Law (Chapter 119, Florida Statutes), and Voting Conflicts (Chapter 112, Florida Statutes).

The 2019 Government-In-The-Sunshine Manual can be accessed via the following link: http://www.myflsunshine.com/sun.nsf/sunmanual
 
6.   Florida Administrative Code Rules 12D-9, 12D-10, 12D-51.001, 12D-51.002, and 12D-51.003 and Florida Statute, Chapters 192 through 195.

The following Florida Administrative Code Rules can be accessed on the Florida Department of Revenue's website via the following links:
 

Florida Statutes Chapters 192 through 195 can be accessed at http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/
 
7.   Selection of Attorney Special Magistrate.

Recommendation: That the Board review and consider the application submitted by Larry A. Matthews for Escambia County Attorney Special Magistrate for the 2019 tax year, and authorize the Chairman to execute a Contract for Services of Special Magistrate, in accordance with Chapter 194.035(1), Florida Statutes.
 
8.   Selection of Appraiser Special Magistrate.

Recommendation: That the Board review and consider the application submitted by Steven L. Marshall for Escambia County Appraiser Special Magistrate for the 2019 tax year, and authorize the Chairman to execute a Contract for Services of Special Magistrate, in accordance with Chapter 194.035(1), Florida Statutes.
 
9.   Filing Fee Resolution.

Recommendation: That the Board confirm, for the record, that Resolution R2015-1, which was adopted by the Value Adjustment Board (VAB) on August 18, 2015, remains in effect until repealed by the VAB, and provides that a petition filed pursuant to Section 194.013, Florida Statutes, and Rule Chapter 12D-9.013(k), F.A.C., shall be accompanied by a filing fee, to be paid to the Clerk of the Circuit Court, in the amount of $15 for each separate parcel of property, real or personal, covered by the petition.
 
10.   VAB Hearing Dates

Recommendation: That the Board approve scheduling hearings on the following dates: October 22, 2019; October 28-30, 2019; November 5, 2019; and November 12, 2019.
 
11.   Approval of Minutes.

Recommendation: That the Board approve the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of the Value Adjustment Board held December 7, 2018, as prepared by DeLana Allen-Busbee, Administrative Specialist, Clerk & Comptroller's Office.
 
12.   Adjournment.
 
 

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