Board of Tax Assessors


In order to speak at a board meeting or to get an item on the board’s agenda contact Steve Watson, Chief Appraiser at 770-531-6733.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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A Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary are elected internally on an annual basis, and the Board appoints a Chief Appraiser.

Members include:

Eric JacksonChairman
Ann Hood
Vice Chair
Berlinda LipscombMember
Jim HendersonMember
Jennifer PettittMember


The Board of Tax Assessors is a 5-member board responsible for the preparation and approval of the annual tax digest, which is the taxable value of all properties in a jurisdiction. The Hall County Board of Commissioners appoints board members and sets the budget. Otherwise, the Board of Tax Assessors operates autonomously under state law.

The Board of Assessors hears in their meetings reports and recommendations from staff as to the valuation of property, appeals, appeal statistics, tax digest reports and ongoing projects.

The Board of Assessors is responsible for hiring the Chief Appraiser who is responsible for hiring managers, staff and operating the function of the office with respect to the various state laws governing the assessment administration process.

If you have questions about the office and its operation feel free to contact Steve Watson at 770.531.6733 or