Organization

THE APPRAISAL DISTRICT’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS ROLE IN THE PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM

The local property tax system follows the principle of checks and balances,  An appraisal district Board of Directors hires the Chief Appraiser, sets the budget, policies and appoints the Appraisal Review Board members. The Board of Directors have no authority to set values or appraisal methods.  The Chief Appraiser carries out the appraisal district’s legal duties, hires the staff, does the appraisal work, and oversees the day to day operations of the Central Appraisal District.

SHACKELFORD CAD BOARD MEMBERS

Judge Ross Montgomery – President

Clint Bumguardner – Vice President

Russell Chapman – Secretary

John Tate

Lanham Martin

Bruce Bailey

John Adams

Appraisal Review Board

The Appraisal Review Board (ARB) is the judicial part of the system. The ARB is a separate body from the appraisal office and serves a different function. It hears and resolves disputes over appraisal matters. The ARB has a very important role and responsibility in the appraisal process, and must be sensitive to its legal and practical limits.

First, the ARB only has authority over matters submitted to it. The ARB has no role in the day to day operations of the appraisal office or in appraisal process. Except where it is deciding a protest, challenge or a correction motion, the ARB has no authority to change a value or correct the appraisal records directly. In a challenge, it must order the Chief Appraiser to reappraise or correct the records related to the challenge. Only in resolving taxpayer protests can the ARB make changes or set a value on its own. Such a change only affects the property in question.

ARB BOARD MEMBERS

Kenneth Hill – Chairperson

Steve Kayga – Secretary

Jack Clack – Member

Please feel free to contact the Appraisal District directly with any questions regarding  your property’s appraised value or the collection of taxes.

Contact Information
(325) 762-2207(325) 762-2208
PO BOX 2247
Albany, TX 76430-8010
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
OPEN during the lunch hour for your convenience.