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

—FEBRUARY 11, 2008

1. Called meeting to order @ 6:02PM
Joseph Mattei, Marvin Peck, & Jim Richardson present

2. Reviewed mail - Public Officials Training on March 10th - is an assessors' meeting night -
so all will attend

3. Signed previous meeting minutes

4. Signed bills payable - Registry of Deeds, MAAO Dues, Travel expense for Assistant
Assessor's CAMA training in Springfield on Feb. 6th

5. Discussed Abatement Applications - need to make appointments with owners in order
to visit some of the houses in question - large increases in the land values were due to the
new land schedule which was mandated by the state

6. Discussed Chapter Applications

7. Discussed "Hometown Rule" as it might apply to Farm Excise tax - Bruce will call
Rosenberg's office to find out about the proper wording for a town meeting article,
in order to present a petition to the state legislature

8. Joe or Marvin to speak about Article 2 at Special town meeting on February 21st ;
Transfer of $1,500 from Contracted Services to Assessors' Expense - Only about $40
left in expense account due to large increase in the cost of our tax maps from Sewall

9. Next meeting February 25th

10. Adjourned meeting @ 7:15PM

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