Before entering the office, each member of the county board of equalization must take and subscribe to the following oath before the county mayor:
State of Tennessee
County of _____________________
I, ___________________________, member of the board of equalization of such county, do hereby solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will carefully examine, compare and equalize the assessments of such county in accordance with the Constitution and the laws of the state of Tennessee; and that to the best of my knowledge and ability I will faithfully, honestly and impartially perform all duties imposed upon me as a member of the board by the laws of the state of Tennessee.
Sworn to before me, this ____________ day of __________, __.
This oath must be filed with the county clerk who, upon request, shall make a certified copy of the oath and forward it to the State Board of Equalization.1
1T.C.A. § 67-1-402.