The Travis County Commissioners Court is seeking applications from qualified individuals to serve on the Travis Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. Travis County appoints two members of the Board of Directors, who serve staggered two-year terms. The Court wishes to fill one vacancy for a term to begin on January 1, 2016.
The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2015.
The Travis Central Appraisal District, founded in 1981, appraises property in all of Travis County. It covers an area of approximately 873 square miles and is responsible for almost 380,000 tax accounts. The Appraisal District’s primary responsibility is to develop an annual appraisal roll for use by taxing units in imposing ad valorem taxes on property in the district. TCAD is governed by a 10-member Board of Directors, which is primarily responsible for the hiring of the Chief Appraiser as well as approving the annual budget.
- Must be a resident of Travis County
- Must have resided in the county for at least two years immediately preceding the date taking office
- An employee of a taxing unit participating in TCAD is not eligible to serve unless the individual is also a member of the governing body or an elected official of a taxing unit participating in the district
- A person is ineligible if he or she owes delinquent property taxes
- A person may not be appointed or continue to serve on the board, if related within the second degree of consanguinity or affinity to TCAD staff or a person who represents property owners for compensation before the TCAD’s appraisal review board
- Appraised property or represented owners in proceedings before TCAD within the last five years
- Has substantial interest in a business that has a contract with TCAD
Further information, and the application packet, are available online at http://www.traviscountytx.gov
or can be obtained by calling (512) 854-4774.