Appraisal Review Board Members
Register for 2005 Texas Comptroller's Seminar
During March and April, the Texas Comptroller’s Property Tax Division (PTD) will conduct appraisal review board (ARB) training seminars in 22 locations. State law requires ARB members to complete a Comptroller’s training course before they can participate in ARB hearings.
Tax Code Section 5.041 states that the Comptroller supervise a training course for ARB members. Those ARB members that have attended a Comptroller's ARB training course do not have to attend another training course in 2005. The certificate issued for a prior year meets the attendance requirement. Any ARB member, however, may attend this training, if he or she so chooses.
The training will provide members with a basic understanding of the property tax laws that govern their duties and responsibilities on the ARB. The Comptroller’s Appraisal Review Board Manual will serve as the course text, and the Comptroller’s PTD staff will teach the training course. Staff will present information on required hearing procedures, property appraisal methods, exemption laws, types of protests and standards of evidence.
A list of the 22 seminar dates and locations appears below. Each one-day seminar will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. Attendees will be on their own for lunch.
2005 ARB Training Seminars
Dates and Locations
Tuesday, March 8
Region VIII Education Service Center
2230 N. Edwards Avenue
903/572-8551 Wednesday, March 9
Region VII Education Service Center
1909 N. Longview Street
903/988-6700 Thursday, March 10
Richardson Civic Center
411 W. Arapaho Road
972/744-4090 Friday, March 11
Region XI Education Service Center
3001 North Freeway
817/740-3600 Tuesday, March 22
Region XIX Education Service Center
6611 Boeing Drive
915/780-1919 Wednesday, March 23
Region XVIII Education Service Center
2811 LaForce Blvd.
432/563-2380 Thursday, March 24
1301 S. Eddy Street
432/445-5122 Tuesday, March 29
Webb County Appraisal District
3302 Clark Blvd.
956/718-4091 Wednesday, March 30
Region I Education Service Center
1900 W. Schunior
956/984-6000 Thursday, March 31
Region II Education Service Center
209 N. Water Street
361/561-8400 Friday, April 1
Region XX Education Service Center
1314 Hines Avenue
210/370-5200 Tuesday, April 5
Region V Education Service Center
3545 Highway 96 Bypass in Silsbee
409/386-5521 Wednesday, April 6
Region VI Education Service Center
3332 Montgomery Road
936/435-8400 Thursday, April 7
Clear Creek ISD
2425 E. Main Street
281/338-5833 Friday, April 8
Region III Education Service Center
1905 Leary Lane
361/573-0731 Tuesday, April 12
Region XVI Education Service Center
5800 Bell Street
806/677-5000 Wednesday, April 13
Region XVII Education Service Center
1111 West Loop 289
806/792-4000 Thursday, April 14
Region XV Education Service Center
612 S. Irene Street
325/658-6571 Friday, April 15
Region XIII Education Service Center
5701 Springdale Road
512/919-5313 Wednesday, April 20
Region IX Education Service Center
301 Loop 11
940/322-6928 Thursday, April 21
Region XIV Education Service Center
1850 Highway 351
325/675-8600 Friday, April 22
Region XII Education Service Center
2101 West Loop 340
To attend an ARB seminar, complete the registration form and pay the $10 registration fee in advance of the seminar. The registration deadline for all seminars is February 28, 2005. PTD will accept late registrations only as space permits. This form is a PDF file. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to download the latest version to view and print the form.
The seminars are open to taxpayers and appraisal district staff. ARB members, however, will receive priority at registration. Others will be registered on a first-come, first-serve basis as space permits.
If the appraisal district board of directors has not appointed all ARB members by the registration deadline, simply write “To Be Appointed” in the space for the ARB member’s name.
Please send any questions by e-mail to email@example.com or call the PTD’s information services at 1-800-252-9121, extension 5-0175. In Austin, call 512/475-0175.