The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners named Kenneth Joyner the new Tax Assessor at its Sept. 3 meeting.
Joyner is a former tax administrator and most recently a lecturer at the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Joyner began his assessing career in 1993 in Harnett County as a residential appraiser. Since then, he has served as tax administrator for Chatham, Onslow and most recently, Durham counties.
Joyner’s first day on the job will be October 1. His annual salary will be $150,000.