Board of Assessors

Monday, June 13, 2011, 7:00 pm
Meeting Minutes
A meeting of the Board of Assessors

MEETING MINUTES — June 13, 2011

1. Property Inspections - 4:30PM to 6:00PM

2. Called meeting to order @ 6:06PM Jim Richardson, Joe Mattei, & Marvin Peck present

3. Reviewed mail:

  • 2 - ATB Filings for Gitsis Realty 25 Bridge St & 33 Bridge St.
  • Bay State Forestry - working on Charles Cohn's forestry plan
  • Abutters' Lists requested by WMECO Pole petitions - Zerah Fiske & Shelburne Ctr. Roads
  • May Deeds
  • IGR-11-101 Overlay & Overlay Surplus
  • Robert Averill - copy of letter regarding taxes on different size sheds

4. Signed Previous meeting minutes

5. Signed Motor Vehicle Excise abatements

6. Signed May Monthly Reports

7. No Old Business

8. New Business

  • Reviewed property valuations for May 23 house inspections - Barkan/Miller - no basement area carried down on for prior years - will send letter explaining increase in valuation, breaking down amounts for entry/deck and basement area
  • FRCOG Cell Tower Cooperative Appraisal authorization email - there is no cost to the town or commitment until we accept the bids if the cost is too high we can withdraw from the proposal
    Assessors agreed to be part of the bid proposal
  • It was noted that all storage sheds 100 sq. ft. or less are currently taxed - no building permit is required
  • Mentioned that Terry Dun was asking if we had seen lot split or building permit for Gamache on the Mohawk Trail next to Jehovah's Witness. There will be 2 houses on one lot; it was noted that the owner plans to tear down the old house after the new house is built.

9. Next meeting June 27 - Assistant is on vacation June 20-22

10. Adjourned Meeting @ 6:37PM

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

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