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Board of Assessor's Meeting

Wednesday, January 11, 2023, 5:15 pm until 7:00 pm
Town Hall General Purpose Room
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
  • Veronique Blanchard
  • Katie
  • Sarah

See original Agenda Approved Meeting Minutes

Meeting opened: 5:15 PM

Meeting closed: 7:25 PM

  1. Meeting Preliminaries

  2. New mail and invoices

  3. Recent sales, new listings, and new permits

    • New Sales

      General Discussion...
      3 real estate transfers (within family)
      1 sale (Conway Post Office building)

    • New Listings

      General Discussion...
      1 new listing (46-48 Schoolhouse Road)

    • New Permits

      General Discussion...
      16 new permits reviewed

  4. MVE abatement applications

    • Review MVE abatement applications

      MOTION, moved by Russell French, seconded by Lee Whitcomb: to approve 1 motor vehicle excise abatement application.

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

  5. Abatement applications

    • Review abatement applications

      MOTION, moved by Lee Whitcomb, seconded by Russell French: to deny NSTAR abatement application.

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

  6. Preview construction completion memo to property owners re: new growth

  7. Review annual letter to exempt property owners

  8. Review additional pages for property card education module for website

  9. Review FAQs on website

    • Tabled

  10. Zoom Meeting - set date

    • Education Zoom Meeting

      General Discussion...
      Power point presentation not complete yet, therefore, no date set.

  11. Property cards - codes and descriptions

    • Merged with agenda item number 7

  12. Schedule site visits

    • New Growth

      General Discussion...
      Site visits scheduled for next day for as many new growth properties possible. Remainders will be scheduled for the following week.

  13. Discussed detached vs. attached

  14. Continue discussion on conflict of interest from last meeting

    • Tabled pending response from Ethics Commission

  15. Board members assessment visits

    • Tabled

  16. Other Business

    • Town Audit

    • FY24 Budget Review

  17. Public comments

  18. 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 Friday, Jan 20, 2023

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