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<br />JEFFERSON COUflTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION <br /> <br />A.C. Dalgleish <br />David G. Douglas <br />Archie Barber. Jr. <br />Jall1eS A; DeLeo <br /> <br />Chairman <br />Vice-Chairman <br />Member <br />Alternate <br /> <br />M I NUT E S <br /> <br />July 24, 1985 <br /> <br />./ ./ <br /> <br />The meeting of the Board of Equalization was called to order by Chairman <br />Dalgleish with all members and clerk present. t1inutes will be approved at <br />a later date. 1'1r. r1ark t1cCready represented the Assessors' office for <br />the hearings. <br /> <br />BE-85-4-R George Randolph petitioned for relief on land valuation of .98 <br />aGre lot no. 24 in LUdlow Beach Tract #2, south side of Ludlow Bay. <br />(1.) Comparable lots in the tract originally sold at same price now have <br />$20,000 variables in variation. <br />(2) Lot 24 has major drainage easement and semi winter flood areas at <br />water's edce. <br />(3) Same lots in tract have two and three residences on lot. <br />(4) Assessor have 3 comparables with land value of $76,000 to $100,000. <br />Board will visit site to, review comparables. <br /> <br />BE-85-79-L George Randolph petitioned for relief on 4.9 acres of land <br />.valued at $27,675 located within the Thorndyke Bay "Slide Area". This <br />'540 feet water front property is inaccessable because of the slide fault <br />line, and the area below the fault is a talus slope and unstable. <br />Assessor recoi1l'1ends revi ew of the property with County Pl anni ng and Health <br />Department to determine use before making adjustments. <br /> <br />BE-85-5-LO The petition of Albert & Susan Schreiber was heard without <br />the petitioners being present. The thrust of the petition was based <br />on the impact of the Sewer Horaterium on Division I, Area 2, lot 43 'in <br />PorL LU,dl ow. Since the moratorium has now been 1 if ted, the Board moved to <br />sustain the Assessor on the valuation of record. I <br />\, <br /> <br />BE-85-12-R Sarah Bliss petitioned for relief in'the $116,652 valuation of <br />the land in her property at 2~,21 Old Gardiner Road on Discovery Bay. The <br />5.59 acrea tract has home at 195' water front end, is by railroad right- <br />of-way, and cannot be sub-divided because of perks limitation and access, te <br />waterfront home. Petitioner is seek,ing $3,495 reduction' on val uation', <br />due to limited use of the upper 4+ acres of logged off land and area <br />.above railroad. Board must inspect this site. <br /> <br />BE-85~13 Charles C. Eggert's counsel Paul ~1. !'!illiams did not appear for <br />nearing. Petition was revieved in absence of parties. The thrust of the <br />petition of Division IV, lot 3 in Port Ludlow was the Sewer Moratorium <br />of 1984, which was lifted June 1985. Assessor reconmends review of site. <br />to determine whether relief is in line with comparables. <br /> <br />BE-85-14 Bonnie E. Broders petitioned for relief in the ~117,OOO valuation <br />of a property of 600 feet of Discovery Bay waterfront at 4461 Old Gardiner <br />Road. The long tapered property sits on the edge of a 100 ft. bluff and <br />is bounded at the back by the railroad easement. Petitioner contends there <br />is no building site on property due to instarility of bluff, set back <br />requirements and access limitation. Assessor'recommends review with <br />Planning to substantiate that site is unbuildable. <br />