Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board

Meetings
The Board will decide a time and place within the county of each meeting. Approximately 10 to 15 meetings are conducted each year.

Members
Name Role Type Term Term
Start
Term
End
Michael Feldman
Member Citizen Second 11/1/06 6/2/17
Felix W. Morrison
Member Citizen First 1/17/13 6/2/18
Walter Scanlan
Member Citizen Second 11/1/06 6/2/18
George Weaver
Member Citizen Second 4/19/04 6/2/18

Composition
Each Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board consists of three members and one alternate. Members are appointed by the Governor. The Governor names the Chair. Members are paid $25 per hour.

Election
The Commissioner's Office and Liaison submit their nominees to the Commissioners for approval. Once approved the Commissioners send a letter to the Governor’s Appointment Office for his approval and appointment. The Governors Office copies the Commissioners on new appointments.

Term of Office
This is a 5-year term.

Charge / Authority
(Annotated Code of Maryland; Tax Property Article; Title 3. Section 3-101-108)
The Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board shall have jurisdiction over all appeals in its area concerning:
  • Agricultural Land Preservation Easement Program
  • Home Owners' Tax Credit Program
  • Property Tax Assessments
  • Renters' Tax Credit Program
  • Other local tax matters assigned to the board for hearing
This jurisdiction includes but is not limited to appeals concerning local tax credits, local taxes, and special taxing areas.