Upcoming Meetings

  1. Select Board MeetingMon, Jul 23 07:00 pm
  2. Open Space Committee MeetingMon, Jul 23 07:00 pm
  3. Finance Committee MeetingMon, Jul 23 07:00 pm

—January 12, 2009

1. Called meeting to order @ 6:05PM Joseph Mattei, Marvin Peck, & James Richardson

2. Reviewed mail:

  • MassACORN Workshop January 20th
  • MAAO Winter Meeting January 22nd
  • DOR Storm Damage Bulletin
  • Foreclosure Sale Notice for Mohawk Orchard Properties
  • Veteran Services Letter for FY2010 Expenses - $ 4,941
  • Free Cash Certification General Fund = $117,450 Sewer Enterprise Fund = $145,696
  • Building Permits - which Cosby house? It is at 602 Bardwells Ferry.
  • New Cingular Wireless (Bell Atlantic Mobile) ATB Decision will not be centrally
    Valued by the state any longer - not a telephone company by law
  • City & Town
  • Highland Communities
  • MAAO Newsletter

3. Thomas Gadomski met with the board - his house is still not finished - it was listed at
100% for FY2009 - previously it was at 60% complete -second floor not finished,
First floor not finished - plywood floors and counters - some trim done -
Assessors will go look at house, when an appointment is set up; but he needs to file abatement forms by February 2nd

4. Signed Previous meeting minutes

5. Signed Farm Excise Article request for annual town meeting

6. Signed Tax Exemption Clause 17D request for town meeting article in order to help
Elderly persons 70 years of age or older, with limited funds and assets
Shall the Town of Shelburne accept Real Estate Tax Exemption Clause 17D?
which sets a total limit of $40,000 for a person's whole estate, real and personal,
excluding the total value of their property, not to exceed 3 dwelling units, and any unpaid
mortgage balance on that property?

7. Signed Motor Vehicle Abatements

8. Signed Real Estate & Personal Property Warrants FY2009
Town - Real Estate = $1,365,047.30 Personal Property = $87,461.96
Fire District - Real Estate = $61,350.24 Personal Property = $5,776.09

9. Signed November & December Monthly list of Motor Vehicle Abatements

10. Reviewed Chapter Land Application

11. Reviewed Annual Report - decided to list Joe Mattei, since he was chairman for FY2008

12. Reviewed and signed FY2010 Budgets for Assessors' Salaries, Assistant Assessor,
Expenses, and Contracted Services

13. Tabled review and signing of exemption and abatement applications

14. Next Meeting January 26th

15. Adjourned Meeting @ 7:09PM

James T. Richardson

Joseph P. Mattei

Marvin C. Peck