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<br />JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZATION <br /> <br />A.C. Dalgleish <br />David G. Douglas <br />Archie Barber, Jr. <br />James A. DeLeo <br /> <br />Chairman <br />Vice-Chairman <br />Member <br />Alternate <br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />9 October 1985 <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order, with Board members present,Dalgleish, Douglas <br />and Barber, Clerk was absent. <br /> <br />BE-85-45-R (Parcel #001-022-004): Board inspected the parcel on 9-24-85 and <br />found it to be open pasture with the dilapidated remains of a house. The Board <br />moved to reduce the land valuation from $24,500 to $18,500 and to sustain the <br />valuation of the building at $500.00. This adjustment was made to attain <br />equalization of value in this and the adjacent 4 acres below. <br /> <br />BE-85-46-L (Parcel #001-002-008): The property adjacent to and contiguous with <br />the above parcel is also open pasture land. The Board moved to sustain the <br />valuation of this parcel at $37,500. At the time of inspection. the Board re- <br />commended that Mr. Castillano petition the County Commissioners for attainment <br />of Open Space Agriculture Classification for both parcels. <br /> <br />BE-85-48-LO (Parcel #993-800-018): The Board inspected this parcel on 9-18-B5 <br />and found it to be a view property in a high bluff. No record of non-perk <br />condition has been made .available and lots on both sides of homes and have land <br />valuation of $31,000. Board moves to SUSTAIN valuation of $30,000. <br /> <br />BE-85-49,50,51: The Board inspected these three parcels and thecomparables <br />presented by the Assessor on 9-11-85. It was found that all of thise parcels <br />had more open visibility at the time that the development was opened and sold. <br />In the interim years, natural growth has, partially obscured the view, however <br />the covenants, by-laws and Rules of the Owners Assossiation permit selective removal <br />of the new growth. The Board moved to SUSTAIN Parcel #990-603-124 $21,000 <br />Parcel #990-603-168 at $35,000, Parcel #990-603-140 at $18,50. <br /> <br />BE-B5-60-R (Parcel 987-001-901): The Board inspected this parcel on 9-20-85 <br />and found this land to be used as pasture and that some further improvements had <br />been made on the barn since our 1983 adjustment, The Board moved to equalize <br />the land valuation with the contiguous pasture parcels above by reeucing from <br />$63,000 to $49,600 and the barn was increased from $34,000 to $39,000 in <br />recognition of improvements and 5%/annual appreciation. Total valuation of parcel <br />was was reduced from Assessor setting of $97,000 to $88,600. <br /> <br />BE-85-61-R (parcel 001-012-002) The Board inspected this parcel on 9-29-85 and <br />found evidence (1) that a foundation for an additional building has been started <br />out and (2) that the street corner encroachment does not appreciably affect the <br />value of this land. The Board moved to SUSTAIN the Assessors valuation at $58,360. <br /> <br />BE-85-62-R (parcel 948-318-407) The Board inspected this property on 9-24-85 <br />and voted to SUSTAIN the Assessors value of $8,500, for the land and $49,440 for <br />the improvements. Decision based on comparables and equalization. <br /> <br />BE-85-52-53-54: The Board inspected these parcels on 9-05-85 and found them to be <br />low-lying winter flood areas adjacent to the Chimacum Creek. Further investigation <br />with Planning Department found that the uses of this land for a distance of 200 <br />feet in all directions from this circle are united by Shorel ine Management, County <br />Flood-Plain Ordinance and the Clear Water Act. The Board moved to reduce the <br />valuation of all lots in these parcels to $800/10t; <br />Parcel 942-903-002 - 4 lots reduced from $5,000 to $2,000 <br />Parcel 942-903-006- 4 lots reduced from $5,000 to $2,000 <br />Parcel 942-902-403- 23 lots reduced from $25,000 to $18,400 <br />Parcel 942-902-502- 23 lots reduced from $23,000 to $18,100 <br />