January 8, 2007
The Board of Assessors met at 7:30 a.m. Mr. Laverty, Mr. Reardon and Mr. Noonan were present.
The minutes of the previous session were read and accepted as read.
The following Bills/Vouchers were ordered paid:
Lexis Nexis (Appellate Tax Reporter) dated 12/11/2006
Appraisal Institute (annual dues R Simmons) dated 12/11/2006
NRRAO (annual dues R Simmons) dated 01/02/2007
The weekly list(s) of taxes exempted or abated was (were) signed: 12/22/2006 and 12/29/2006.
The Board reviewed email correspondence regarding the Roman Catholic Archdiocese real estate tax bills, for the senior center property, from Tom Younger, Town Administrator.
The Board discussed the email from Tom Younger regarding the 2nd actual tax bill and its impact on the rest of the municipal financial team, particularly the deadline for the recap sheet, closure of the books, etc.
The Board and Mr. Simmons continued discussion of possible PILOTs and information retrieved by various towns within the Commonwealth.
The Board continued discussion on new growth figures for FY2008.
The Board acted on three (3) applications for abatement of real estate taxes. Three (3) abatements were granted.
On motion by Mr. Reardon, seconded by Mr. Laverty, passed unanimously, the Board went into Executive Session for the purpose of acting on applications for exemptions. The following applications were acted upon:
Clause 18 2 applications
The Board voted to hold the next meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2007 at 7:30 a.m.
On motion by Mr. Laverty, seconded by Mr. Noonan, passed unanimously, the meeting adjourned at 9:15 a.m.
C. Brendan Noonan, III