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Board of Equalization
The Washoe County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants from the community to serve on this board.
This Board is charged with hearing appeals filed by property owners who do not agree with the value placed on their property for tax purposes by the County Assessor (NAC 361.624).

Click here for more information about the Board of Equalization.


This term will begin in January 2024 and is set to expire on June 30, 2027.

Time Commitment

The County Board hearings are held from late-January through February of each year.


Apply online or pick up a printed application at the Washoe County Manager’s Office.
Printed applications must be completed and returned to the Washoe County Manager’s Office: 1001 E. 9th Street, Suite A201 Reno, NV 89512 or via email at

Deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2023. For any additional questions/concerns, please contact Washoe311 at the email address provided or by dialing 328-2003.



Senior Services Advisory Board

Membership Requirements
The Board shall consist of not less than 7 or more than 11 members with full privileges of making motions, and of voting, and 2 Alternate At-Large Members. Board members must be competent volunteers who are residents of Washoe County; of whom it is preferred that more than 50% are over the age of sixty or are an unpaid caregiver for a person over the age of 60; while varied experiences desired, the main requirement is that the applicant is knowledgeable about seniors and about services provided for them, and, if appointed, the applicant will continue to be actively involved with seniors.
Time Commitment
Board members serve a four year term; meetings are held monthly and run 1-2 hours; members usually spend 2-6 hours per month outside of meetings on board-assigned business.
Washoe County Code 45.425
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We want to let you know we currently have openings on the Senior Services Advisory Board for Washoe County residents, preferably 60+, who are willing to provide input and have two to four hours per month to volunteer. Remember, members must live in the District they represent. To find your District, please use the following link: Find your district here.

The Board is constituted to support the implementation of the policies of the Board of Washoe County Commissioners as they apply to the functioning, management, and operation of the Washoe County Senior Services Department. Those serving on the board will recommend programs for seniors, make specific recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the operations of the department and work to improve senior centers.

The Advisory Board shall provide assistance and make recommendations to the director, at a minimum, in the following areas:

  • Development of long and short range departmental goals;
  • Recommending and evaluating programs and policies;
  • Reviewing the quality of departmental services provided;
  • Providing input to county manager regarding performance of director.
  • Providing technical assistance, as applicable;
  • Reviewing and making recommendations regarding the department`s proposed budget;
  • Reviewing and providing input to director regarding community trends and needs.


Contact Information Abby Willrich 775-328-2774 APPLY ONLINE


Washoe County Building Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee (BEFC)
The Washoe County Community Services Department, Building Program, is accepting applications from residents and/or business owners to serve on this committee.
The County’s Building Enterprise Fund Advisory Committee (BEFC) was created pursuant to NRS 354.59893 to review the operations of and make recommendations related to the enterprise fund for the issuance of building permits. NRS requirements for the committee are provided here.


This will be for a four-year term, set to begin at the time of appointment.

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Time Commitment

The Committee meets once a year with the time and place to be determined. Members receive no compensation.


Apply online or pick up a printed application from the Washoe County Community Services Department, Planning & Building Division, 1001 East Ninth Street, Reno, NV 89512; 775-328-3600.

Deadline to apply is February 27, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.


For any additional questions/information, please contact Adriana Albarran: 775-328-2721 or


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