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SHELBURNE BOARD OF ASSESSORS
MEETING MINUTES
—September 13, 2010

1. Called meeting to order @ 6:00PM -- Joseph Mattei & Marvin Peck present

2. Reviewed mail:

  • Deeds
  • Current City & Town Newsletter
  • Small Business List

3. Signed Previous meeting minutes

4. Signed Monthly Reports for August & Revised Reports for June

5. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements

6. Joe Barbieri from the DOR & Roy Bishop were here Monday August 30th to pick up & review Roy Bishop's data for Revaluation -- needed signatures on LA3 cover letter, which assistant then faxed to DOR -- our data has been submitted to Boston and the LA3 has been approved

7. Discussed Old Business -- Joe Mattei, along with Joe Judd, Jim Hawkins & Deb Coutinho, went to Mieke Geffen's property at 778 Mohawk Trail to look at structures -- she won't allow entire board to measure her decks -- it was decided that assessors act as a complete board so just 2 members won't go to measure decks --
Joe Mattei stated that her fence seems to be on state highway land -- looked at plan for her property

8. Discussed New Business

  • Boat List from Mass Environmental Police -- disposition tabled until all members are present
  • Review & Sign Chapter applications - disposition tabled until all members are present
  • Reviewed Proposed Land Schedule from Roy Bishop -- major change was the elimination of value for primary sites -- they are now valued the same as undeveloped sites, which was mandated by the state
  • Map Updates -- Cartographic wanted to know if there would be any updates this year -- decided that updates will be done in December of this year -- we have $500 in the budget for this service
  • Letter received from Massachusetts Audubon Society declining assessors' request for a payment in lieu of taxes from them

9. Next Meeting September 27

10. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:35 PM

Joseph P. Mattei
Marvin C. Peck