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

—March 8, 2010

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

2. Reviewed mail:

Special Town Meeting -- March 15 @ 7:00PM
Business Certificates
January Building Permits
FVAC FY2011 Chapter Land Values -- small increases in some land classes -- decrease in Forest land values
Joe Barbieri email
Cushing & Sons Email Avg. well cost approx. $6,100

3. Signed Previous meeting minutes

4. Reviewed workplan that was submitted to Joe Barbieri --
the percentage of properties that need to be visited to finish our nine year cycle of reviews is about 20%

new analysis of second home personal property
Cost tables to be updated for Real Estate & personal property
Need neighborhood map
Cover letters for Utilities -- WMECO & NEP (National Grid) & Assessors' acceptance letter of net book values
Impact notices to be sent to out of town owners
Allow two weeks for public disclosure
Property Cards of top five taxpayers
Percentage of Personal property under $5,000 (same for second homes)

5. Signed Monthly Reports

6. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatement(s)

7. Questions? APR Schoelzel - Land Trust email -- re: Schoelzel's APR status -- "they are still protecting the ag value & soils" by rotary mowing

8. Signed Real Estate & Personal Property abatement denials & certificates

9. Reviewed remaining abatement applications to act on at next meeting -- assistant to schedule visits with the owners of 2 houses who are requesting abatements after time changes to daylight savings

10. Next meeting March 22

11. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:55 PM

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