Mr. Chehardy, who served as Jefferson Parish Assessor for 34 years, was
appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards for this very important role, which
shows the Governor's explicit trust and belief in Mr. Chehardy for
this tremendous responsibility.
"I look forward to serving Louisiana taxpayers fairly and working
alongside Governor Edwards and his administration," says Mr. Chehardy.
David Sherman says that "the Firm is so very proud of Lawrence. It
is a tremendous honor to have our newly elected Governor appoint him Chairman
of one of the State's most important commissions. It demonstrates
the tremendous trust and respect Governor Edwards has for him and his
The Louisiana Tax Commission is the supervisory agency over Louisiana’s
assessors. It hears appeals from the local assessments made by the local
assessors. Additionally, it values and assesses all public service properties
in the state, as well as creates, maintains and updates the manuals used
by assessors and promulugagtes the general rules and regulations that
the state’s 64 assessors follow in assessing property. The commission
is composed of five members, one from each of the state’s five public
service commission districts.