Upcoming Meetings

  1. Open Space Committee MeetingMon, Aug 27 07:00 pm

—March 22, 2010

5:15 PM -- Visited the Crowley/Twombly home at 123 Frank Williams regarding abatement-
Found Basement to be smaller than our records indicated -- will reduce size of full basement

5:30 PM -- Visited John Burek's house at 3 Anderson Road regarding abatement- Found that full basement is only under original section of the house -- addition has only crawl space under that section

1. Call meeting to order @ 6:05 PM

2. Reviewed mail:

February Building Permits
DOR Bulletin -- FY2011 Budget Issues & Procedures
Plan -- Relocation of Zerah Fiske road
DOR Certification Workshop -- April 29 in Springfield -- Assistant works at his other job on that day of the week -- will have to adjust schedule in Shelburne

3. 6:15 -- Met with Chris Macek -- to discuss his abatement that was denied by the board at previous meeting -- He wanted to know why our assessed value is so much higher than his appraisals -- Classification was changed from 2 family to single family, which increased our assessed value significantly -- the board advised Mr. Macek that he should look at other houses in the village for comparables and then check the valuation lists in our office

4. Signed Previous meeting minutes

5. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements

6. Need to Visit 200 properties complete nine year cycle for revaluation -- have Roy Bishop do that for us? Assistant will see how many Bishop can visit

7. Signed Real Estate abatement denials

8. Reviewed & Processed remaining abatement applications

9. Questions: average cost of septic system? $18,000 - $25,000
Avg. cost of electric pole per WMECO is about $836

10. Meetings: April 12 & 26

11. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:50PM

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