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Assessors Meeting

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 5:15 pm until 7:15 pm
Town Hall Office Meeting Space
A meeting of the Board of Assessors

Meeting of Board of Assessors

Members: (Quorum)

  • Present: Lee Whitcomb, Chair, at 5:15 PM
  • Present: Russell French, at 5:15 PM
  • Present: Roxanne Parent, at 5:15 PM

Also Present:

  • Laurie Lucier

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 5:15 PM

Meeting closed: 6:35 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. New mail and invoices

    • Mail / Invoice review

      General Discussion...
      Reviewed DLTA Selectboard choices
      Have begun to receive back the 3ABC forms
      Invoice from WB Mason - approved for payment

  3. Recent sales, new listings, and new permits

    • New Sales

      General Discussion...
      Zero sales
      One transfer

    • New Listings

      General Discussion...
      Zero new listings

    • New Permits

      General Discussion...
      Five new permits reviewed
      - Two plumbing permits
      - One gas permit
      - One solid fuel permit
      - One residential building permit

  4. Motor vehicle warrants

    • - Two motor vehicle warrants reviewed and signed

  5. Motor vehicle abatements

    • - One motor vehicle excise abatement reviewed, approved and signed

  6. New growth and any other data changes

    • Site Visit Data

      General Discussion...
      - Review of sections completed, grade and condition of new ''habitat'' home. Values to be calculated for new growth and revisit next meeting.

      - Lowering condition of barn/shed on M.B. property; need to add hoop house and value them.

      - New shed on J.P. property; grade and condition decided, calculate for new growth and revisit next meeting.

      - New barn on R.M. property; grade and condition decided; calculate for new growth and revisit next meeting.

      - Grade and condition of M.R. property discussed; calculate for new growth and revisit next meeting.

      - New shed on S.M. property; grade and condition discussed; calculate for new growth and revisit next meeting.

      MOTION, moved by Lee Whitcomb, seconded by Russell French: to accept changes as made to the E.M. property.

      Pass: Aye: Roxanne Parent, Russell French, Lee Whitcomb.

  7. Visits and values

    • - See above agenda item 5

  8. Progress on property record card presentation

    • - No discussion

  9. Continue discussion on conflict of interest and board member home visits

    • - Letter resent; waiting for response. Revisit next meeting.

  10. Social media posts and electronic retention requirements

    • - Discussed retention for social media posts and comments on those posts. Poster's responsibility to retain these as public record.

  11. Other business

    • - Revisited budget to see if expense request could be lowered for next fiscal year.

  12. Public comments

  13. Meeting Wrap-up

The listing of matters is those reasonably anticipated by the Chair which may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items listed may in fact be discussed and other items not listed may also be brought up for discussion to the extent permitted by law.

Minutes approved on Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023

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