The Douglas County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill open positions on the Douglas County Board of Property Tax Appeals.

The board is made up of three county residents who are not employees or members of any governing body or taxing district within the county.

It hears taxpayer appeals for the reduction of the real market or assessed value of their properties.

The term begins Oct. 15 and ends June 30, 2020. A BOPTA board consists of three members that may rotate membership during the session. The number of BOPTA boards assigned is based on the volume of appeals filed.

Applications are available in the commissioners' office, Room 217, Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., by calling 541-440-4201 or online at

The deadline to submit applications is 5 p.m. Sept. 3. The appointment will be completed on or before Oct. 15 and successful appointees will be notified.

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Carisa Cegavske is the senior reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at or 541-957-4213. Follow her on Twitter @carisa_cegavske

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