The Assessment Appeal Tribunal hears property assessment appeals made to it as a result of a decision from a municipal or territorial board of revision.
Government of the Northwest Territories
Department of Municipal and Community Affairs
Property Assessment and Taxation Act (NWT)
The Tribunal consists of at least three members.
There are no alternate members.
The legislation does not provide for the appointment of alternates to the Tribunal.
A Chairperson is designated by the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs from amongst the Board members.
There is no Vice-Chairperson.
Quorum is three members.
Members are appointed by the Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs under section 48(2) of the Property Assessment and Taxation Act.
A member holds office for a term of three years and may be eligible for reappointment.
Time and Travel Requirements
The Tribunal conducts its hearings in public and sits when necessary.
Members shall receive remuneration according to Executive Council classification and Financial Management Board Secretariat directives.
Category - Regulatory/Quasi-Judicial
Chairperson - up to $400 per day
Member - up to $325 per day
Chair and members – 50% per half-day (i.e., 3.5 hours or less), for work on board business for each day of meetings
The Minister shall appoint one or more members of the public service to be secretary of the Tribunal.
The Tribunal may make bylaws regarding its sittings and procedures.
|Position||Appointee||Term Start||Term Expiry||Number of Terms||Appointed By||Nominating Authority|
|1. Chair||Colin Baile||2021-07-28||2024-07-27||2nd term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|2. Member||Nick Leeson||2021-07-28||2024-07-27||2nd term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|3. Member||John Williston||2021-07-28||2024-07-27||2nd term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|4. Member||Colin Baile||2021-07-28||2024-07-27||1st term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|5. Member||Billi Wun||2021-07-28||2024-07-27||1st term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|6. Member||Paul Parker||2021-12-12||2024-12-11||1st term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|
|7. Member||Matthew Yap||2021-12-12||2024-12-11||1st term||Minister of Municipal and Community Affairs|