Board of Equalization (BOE)

Procedural Changes Due to COVID-19

Board of Equalization meetings are conducted in person and by Zoom, or by Zoom only with consideration given to the Borough Operational Status and if the Juanita Helms Administration Center is otherwise open to the public, as outlined in the Modifications and/or Waivers of FNSB Code Provisions Governing Assembly and Board of Equalization Public Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic (PDF)

If the FNSB Operational Status is Low to Intermediate: Board of Equalization members, staff, parties and their representatives may participate in person or by Zoom. Seating is limited to 15 public seats on a first come first served basis. The Assembly Chamber doors will open to the public at 5:30 p.m.

If the FNSB Operational Status is High Risk: All meetings are conducted by Zoom only. 

Zoom

Citizens can listen via Zoom by clicking on the link or dialing the toll free number. This information will be routinely updated to reflect any upcoming meetings.

Board of Equalization, May 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Alaska

  • Launch Zoom Meeting
  • Passcode: 877528
  • Webinar ID: 160 175 2144
  • Telephone: 646-828-7666 or 833-568-8864 (Toll Free)

Board of Equalization, May 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Alaska

  • Launch Zoom Meeting
  • Passcode: 822308
  • Webinar ID: 160 544 7983
  • Telephone: 551-285-1373 or 833-568-8864 (Toll Free)

Board of Equalization, May 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Alaska

  • Launch Zoom Meeting
  • Passcode: 610681
  • Webinar ID: 161 099 3621
  • Telephone: 551-285-1373 or 833-568-8864 (Toll Free)

If you have questions regarding participating remotely, please contact the Clerk's Office at (907) 459-1401 or email the Clerk's Office.

Stream

All Board of Equalization meetings will be live streamed through FNSB Live Webcasts.

Agendas

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.  View Most Recent Agendas

Property Assessment

Property Assessment notices are mailed every year by the end of January. Please visit the Assessing Department with any concerns regarding your valuation. Appeals to the Board of Equalization must be filed with the Borough Assessor no later than 30 days from the mailing date of your assessment notice. Meetings are held during the months of April and May.

The Assessing Department is located in the Juanita Helms Administration Center at 907 Terminal Street, Fairbanks. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays. Questions can also be answered by phone at (907) 459-1428 or email the Assessing Department.

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding BOE hearing proceedings or these forms, please contact the Clerk's Office by phone at (907) 459-1401 or email the Clerk's Office

This Board falls under State Law (AS 29.45) and does not need to be reauthorized.

Members

Member Qualifications

Regular board members and alternate members shall be appointed on the basis of their expertise in: 

  • Construction
  • Farming
  • Property Appraisals
  • Real Estate Market
  • Other Fields Related to Their Functions as Members of the Board of Equalization

Regular board members and alternate board members shall serve for three years or until their successors are appointed and qualified. Terms shall be staggered so that approximately one-third of the terms expire each year.

Current Members

View the Board of Equalization members (PDF).

Member Application

If you are interested in serving on this board, please complete the Board of Equalization member application (PDF).