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Vivian Wilhoite

Vivian Michael Wilhoite is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi, who came to Nashville to attend Tennessee State University (TSU).  Upon graduation from TSU, Vivian started her professional career as a Real Estate Appraiser at the Tennessee Regulatory Authority, formerly known as the Tennessee Public Service Commission (“Commission”) now known as the Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA). While at the Commission, Vivian was responsible for the appraisal of public utility properties for ad valorem tax purposes.  She was promoted to the position of Assistant Director and later ascended to Chief of the Consumer Services Division.  She concluded her career as the TRA’s statewide representative for Consumer Education & Outreach, a role in which she travelled the state empowering consumers to make informed decisions about their gas, water, electric, and telephone services.

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Vivian believes her purpose in life is to serve others.  She began walking in that purpose as an involved student at TSU.  In 2003, she ran and was elected to serve as Representative of District 29 on the Metropolitan Davidson County Council.  In 2007, she was re-elected by 72% of the votes which was the largest percentage of anyone running for local public office in that election year.  While serving on the Metro Council, Vivian was selected as Vice-President of the National League of Cities Information, Technology and Communications Committee which played a major role in the implementation of the Broadband Plan and Digital Transition for the city of Nashville.

After serving eight (8) years on the Metro Council, Vivian remained active in the community and political arena. Seeing an opportunity to effect change and empower the masses, she again entered the political arena and ran for the Office of the Assessor of Property for Davidson County.  On August 31, 2016, she took the oath of office for the term 2016-2020.  In so doing, she became the first African American to hold the office of Assessor of Property in the history of Davidson County.

Vivian views public service as a lifetime commitment.  She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. as well as numerous other boards and organizations.  She and her family are active members of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Vivian most enjoys family time with her husband Larry and their two sons, Lelan and Pherius, as well as their beloved dog Feebie.  She lives her life directed by the adage:
“Do all the good you can, in every way you can, for all the people you can, while you can.”

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  • Be sure to also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates on the 2017 Reappraisal, news from around Nashville-Davidson on property developments and community outreach event information. Read More

    Be sure to also connect with us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates on the 2017 Reappraisal, news from around Nashville-Davidson on property developments and community outreach event information.

    To connect with us on social media, please click the links above or search for our pages. Please like our Facebook, Metro Nashville-Davidson Assessor of Property and follow up on Twitter, @NSHPropAssessor. Be sure to spread the your friends as well.

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  • Mayor Barry Says No Property Tax Rate Increase
    Due to what’s going on in the real estate market, many Davidson County residents may see an increase in their property value. As of December 1, 2016, property values across Davidson county may see an increase anywhere from 24-57 percent with the County Wide Average increase to be 35 percent. Read More

    Due to what’s going on in the real estate market, many Davidson County residents may see an increase in their property value. As of December 1, 2016, property values across Davidson county may see an increase anywhere from 24-57 percent with the County Wide Average increase to be 35 percent.

    Homeowners will receive their Reappraisal Notice in April which will inform them of their 2017 property value. Three things the Property Assessor and Staff want you to know:
    1) When you receive your Reappraisal Notice in April, you can Appeal the stated value. Make sure that you pay close attention to the dates to Appeal.
    2) Contact TODAY your Metro Trustee Charlie Cardwell (615-862-6330) to see if you qualify for any of the following programs: Tax Freeze, Tax Relief or Tax Deferral. The deadline to qualify for certain programs is April 5. AND FINALLY…
    3) THANK Mayor Barry for proposing to NOT increase the Certified Tax Rate.

    Read more about the Mayor’s proposal here. http://bit.ly/2jLVFlj

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  • 2017 Personal Property Schedule B’s
    The 2017 Schedule B's were mailed out on Friday, January 27th and the deadline to timely file was March 1, 2017. If you have not filed your 2017 Schedule B you have until April 21st at 4pm to file so that we still use your data in our assessment, but please note that it will receive a forced status. Read More

    The 2017 Schedule B’s  were mailed out on Friday, January 27th and the deadline to timely file was March 1, 2017. If you have not filed your 2017  Schedule B you have until April 21st at 4pm to file so that we still use your data in our assessment, but please note that it will receive a forced status. If you have any questions about filing your Schedule B, please call our Personal Property Department at (615) 862-6073.

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