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  1. Planning Board MeetingWed, May 24 07:00 pm

SHELBURNE BOARD OF ASSESSORS
MEETING MINUTES
—June 14, 2010

1. Call meeting to order @ 6:10 PM Marvin Peck, Jim Richardson, & Joe Mattei present

2. Files sent to Point Software for Preliminary Bills -- 6/8

3. Reviewed mail:

  • May Building Permits
  • State EQV Study
  • Legislative Report -- Change in Overly accounts
  • Deeds
  • Rees Building permit to convert sunroom to screened porch
  • Letter to Selectboard RE:778 Mohawk Trail property visit
  • Sales verification
  • FRCOG Notice of change to Zerah Fiske Road
  • ATB Filing by Verizon new England
  • CSC Tech Talk June
  • City & Town 6/10

4. Signed Previous meeting minutes

5. Signed Motor Vehicle Commitments -- 2010 #3, 2009 #9, 2005 Recommitment

6. Signed Monthly Reports

7. Signed Bill Payable - Staples

8. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements

9. Reviewed list of Section 5 Excise Bills for Repairers, Owner-Contractors, & Farmers Not collecting farm excise per town meeting vote, and have not collected this excise previously Marvin Peck made a motion to not collect this excise tax - seconded by Joe Mattei -- passed unanimously -- Jim Richardson abstained from voting

10. Reviewed Plans for new buildings at the Vipassana Center -- not what we wanted -does not show layout of buildings or any measurements - Jim Richardson wants to pursue the possibility of increasing the pilot payment from Vipassana -- They originally said that they would pay their fair share in lieu of taxes, but they are only paying a small amount. Current valuation is $2.1 million and building permits for an additional $5.9 million are in process. He would like a meeting with them and selectboard to discuss this issue. They would go public if necessary to resolve this.

11. Discussed note from Robert Averill regarding boundary dispute with Healy at 73 Zerah Fiske Road -- agreed that new plan shows correct boundaries

12. Looked at Benz Lots on Map 36 not sure why there are no Boundaries for some lots -- will try to have 2011 maps updated with measurements for at least one lot

13. Reviewed New Values for Property Visits

14. Next Meeting July 12. No meeting June 28. Bruce on vacation June 28-30, July 19-21

15. Adjourn Meeting @ 7:07PM

Marvin C. Peck, Chairman
Joseph P. Mattei