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

—January 23, 2012

Prior to meeting visited Laurie Goddard's studio at 337 Main St.

1. Called meeting to order @ 6:07PM Joe Mattei, Marvin Peck present

2. Reviewed mail:

  • All Town Board Committee Chairpersons meeting January 30 @ 7:00PM
  • FY2012 Owner lists by Street available
  • Warren Group sales list for 2011 and Request for FY2012 files

3. Signed Previous meeting minutes

4. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise abatements

5. Approved & signed one exemption

6. Old Business

  • Reviewed Flaccus Chapter 61 classification of 2.0 acres on lot 1.1 on map 24. previously denied request to classify 1.9 acres of the land as chapter land with Christmas trees. Now it is under Chapter 61 and the Forester determines the classified acres - and he only excludes 0.1ac for the metal building footprint. Assessors make determination under 61A & 61B. If classified as 2 acre commercial lot than valuation is $85,000. If only 0.1ac is commercial lot then valuation is $68,200. 

    It was decided to approve classified acres as submitted by the state forester and only classify the footprint of the building at 0.1 acre as a commercial lot 

  • Missing Chapter Land Information on some applications - signed applications received with updated information

7. New Business

  • Reviewed FY2013 Budgets level funded for expenses; 2.5% increase for salaries
  • Elizabeth Perkins - reviewed new valuation estimates and assistant will redo valuation to take into account the dirt basement
  • Wendell Lyon valuation of Mobile Home - change condition from Average to Poor? - sent abatement applications to him - waiting for abatement application

8. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:35PM

Joseph P. Mattei, Chairman 
Marvin C. Peck