Board of Equalization





Mr. Robert Neel, Chairman
Mr. Joe Tilley, Vice-Chairman
Mr. Charles Pecchio, Member
Ms. Nell Tidwell, Alternate
Mr. Larry Parker, Alternate
Mr. Johnny Kown, Alternate
Mr. Pete Alday, Alternate

The Board of Equalization is comprised of property owners appointed by the Grand Jury of Bartow County.  In addition to being property owners, the appointees to the Board of Equalization (BOE) must also be qualified and competent to serve as grand jurors and be high school graduates.  Each member must satisfactorily complete 40 hours of certified training before he or she can participate as a member of the Board. Upon completion of each 3 year term, members shall complete a continuing education requirement of at least 20 hours of instruction in appraisal and equalization procedures. Additionally,  each member must also complete an eight (8) hour update training class annually.  The Board is charged by the O.C.G.A § 48-5-311 to hear appeals of property tax matters that include Value, Uniformity of value, Taxability and Denial of Homestead exemptions and Special assessments.

Board of Equalization
Contact Information:
Office Number:  770.387.5094
Fax Number:  770.387.5611
    Please ask to speak with Tara Nix, Lynne Gentry or Monica Whitfield for assistance regarding hearing dates, rescheduling, withdrawals, hearing location, procedures, member applications, decorum, etc.
Office Location / Mailing  Address:
Board of Equalization Office
135 West Cherokee Avenue; Suite 233-B
(Office located in Clerk of Superior Court's Office)
Cartersville, Georgia 30120

Hearing Room Location / Address:
Frank Moore Administration and Judicial Center
1st Floor Hearing Room
135 West Cherokee Avenue
Cartersville, Georgia 3012

Important Contacts and Links:
Office Number: 770.387.5090