Good Neighbor

Purpose:

The purpose of the Good Neighbor Award is to show appreciation, to recognize an individual, to reach out to our friends and good neighbors. Plus, further the aim and goals of the Texas Rural Chief Appraisers.

To Qualify for the Award, One Must:

Support TRCA
Support Rural Appraisal Districts
Be a good friend to TRCA
Have a Good Neighbor Attitude

Eligible Persons are:

Taxpayers
Elected Officials
State Employees
Appointed Officials
Educators
C.A.D. Board Member

Non-Eligible Persons:

Chief Appraisers
Appraisal Staff
Appraisal Firms
Software Firms
Tax Collection Firms

Previous Good Neighbor Award recipients

2001 – James Archer

2002 – Chaunche Thompson

2003 – Senator Todd Staples

Amendment 1: The Steering Committee made an amendment to the qualification process in 2004 to allow a selection for an attorney if the individual had been supportive and outstanding in such a way to be “A Good Neighbor” and friend to TRCA. The vote passed by unanimous vote.

2004 – Robert Mott

2005 – Peter Low

2006 – Dave Montoya

2007 – Representative Fred Hill

2008 – Carolyn Kyzer

2009 – Representative Jim Keifer

Amendment 2: In 2010, the Steering Committee made an amendment to change the name of the Good Neighbor Award to the TROY SLOAN GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD. Troy has been a vital part of the Texas Rural Chief Appraisers. He was one of the initial members of the Steering Committee and he was responsible for presenting the idea of the Good Neighbor Award. Troy was named the first recipient of the Troy Sloan Good Neighbor Award.

2010 – Troy Sloan

2011 – Deborah Cartwright

2012 – Jim Evans

2013 – Stanton Brown

2014 – Patti (and Ralph) Fatheree

2015 – Tracey Foster

2016 – Brandon Kay and Britt Martin

Amendment 3: In 2016, the Steering Committee made an amendment to change the requirements to include individuals who are Eligible to receive the Troy Sloan Good Neighbor Award to include anyone who demonstrates the qualities of a GOOD NEIGHBOR as stated in the original qualifications with the exception of Chief Appraisers. The vote carried unanimously.

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