Started in 2001 as an ANNUAL EVENT:
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 Rural Appraisal Districts
Be a good friend to TRCA
Have a Good Neighbor Attitude
- Eligible Persons are:
C.A.D. Board Member
- Non-Eligible Persons:
Tax Collection Firms
The following individuals have received the GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD:
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.
2017 – ??????