The Kentucky Department of Revenue announced a special examination will be held at 9 a.m. eastern time on Monday, July 18, 2016, to qualify prospective candidates for the vacant office of Grayson County Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) as required by Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 132.380(1).
The examination, which is open to Grayson County residents only, will be held at the Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) Building, 400 Englewood Drive, Frankfort, Kentucky. Identification will be required.
Persons who pass the examination will be qualified and eligible for appointment by the governor to serve as PVA until the general election of Nov. 8, 2016.
Republican and Democratic candidates who qualify will be eligible to be nominated by their respective party to run in the Nov. 8, 2016 general election for the remaining unexpired term of Grayson County PVA. That term ends Dec. 3, 2018. Independent and political group candidates who qualify will be eligible to file a nominating petition with the required number of signatures, and write-in candidates who qualify are eligible to file a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate.
Applicants must meet certain criteria as set forth in Section 100 of the Kentucky Constitution. Applicants must:
· Be at least 24 years of age;
· Be a citizen of Kentucky;
· Have resided in the state at least two years preceding the election; and
· Have resided in Grayson County at least one year preceding the election.
The written examination is based on verbal and mathematical skills. All materials necessary to take the examination, including calculators, are supplied.