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  1. Assessors MeetingWed, Aug 16 06:00 pm
  2. Select Board MeetingMon, Aug 21 07:00 pm
  3. Open Space Committee MeetingMon, Aug 28 07:00 pm

SHELBURNE BOARD OF ASSESSORS
MEETING MINUTES
—August 27, 2012

1. Called meeting to order @ 6:00 PM Joe Mattei, Marvin Peck, & Jim Richardson

2. Reviewed mail:

  • July Building Permits
  • Deeds & Plans
  • House Plans - Parker - 97 Lucy Fiske Rd Fanale - 96 Main St
  • Davenport Smith forest plan - Signed Chapter 61 Forest Certificate & application
  • Staff meeting with Bob Manners on Tuesday - any needs or concerns? Yes - Need new computer for FY2014 & request to the Selectboard that the Town pay for assessors' meals at Franklin County Assessors Association meetings

3. Signed Previous meeting minutes

4. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise Abatements

5. Signed Monthly Reports for July

6. Signed LA-15 Interim Year Adjustment, LA-4 Total Valuation, & LA-13 Growth Reports for submission

7. New Business

  • Reviewed updated property cards for prior house inspections - valuations approved by the Board
  • Discussed Cyclical Inspection visits for review - set up appointments for fall? Decided that the assistant could make inspections instead of full Board - Joe Mattei expressed concern about having only one person inspecting - Jim Richardson stated that assistant could just question owners about the accuracy of our records if entry was not allowed
  • Reviewed Boat Excise list - Voted unanimously to not send excise bills for boats - we have not collected this excise tax in previous years - many boats on the list have expired registrations & some are not located in Shelburne
  • Sent Chapter Applications - 8/22
    o Reviewed letter to Chadwick regarding placing chapter liens in her name for Manners property
  • Assistant is working on list of owners with solar equipment in order to send applications for tax exemption that lasts for 20 years

8. Next meeting September 24 - Bruce is on vacation Sept 10 - 12 (No assessors' meeting on 9/10)

9. Adjourned Meeting @ 7:00PM

James T. Richardson
Joseph P. Mattei