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SHELBURNE BOARD OF ASSESSORS
MEETING MINUTES
—September 27, 2010

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

2. Reviewed mail:

  • Building Permits - August
  • Small Business List

3. Signed Previous meeting minutes

4. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement

5. DOR has given town preliminary certification of values -- Notices placed in local newspapers for Public Disclosure - beginning Sept. 27 and ending Oct. 14 -- must be available for at least 10 days

6. Old Business

  • Unanimously voted to not bill owners on the Boat List from Mass Environmental Police -- the town does not collect these - many names are residents of other towns and there are no valuations listed for the boats
  • Signed Monthly Reports for August & Revised Reports for June
  • Reviewed, approved and signed Chapter applications
  • Mass Audubon letter
  • Geffen property on Mohawk Trail -- we will assess on available information on the building permits -- entire board is not welcome to measure & list
  • Michael Stein from Vipassana Center called and they will increase payment from $3,000 to $4,000 a year in total -- approx. 1/3 to fire District & 2/3 to town
    $2,750 -- town $1,250 -- Fire District
    Checks received on 9/27 - $1,750 for the town & $250 for the Fire District
    Mr. Stein stated that they have paid $28,000 for building permits also
    Joe Mattei noted that Mr. Stein met with John Payne

7. Discuss any New Business

  • Signed Motor Vehicle Commitments -- 2009 (#11) & 2010 (#5)
  • Signed Forest Chapter Lien for Appley -- new for FY2012
  • Board noted that TransCanada's personal property amount is correct at approximately $1.3 million for permanent rubber dam and controls installed in 2005
  • Noted that Veteran's agent notified assistant that a veteran was living in basement at 90 Shelburne Center road -- no action necessary

8. Next Meeting October 25 -- No Meeting October 11 -- Columbus Day

9. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:55PM

James T. Richardson, Chairman
Joseph P. Mattei
Marvin C. Peck