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Board of Assessors
Minutes - October 7, 2020 (Draft, subject to correction)
The meeting came to order at 8:00 AM
Present were: Assessors Jane Fowler, Brian Thomas and Terry Towne and guest Glenn Crawford.
Minutes – September 9, 2020 – Terry moved to approve, Brian 2nd. Jane was not at the meeting.
Working Waterfront Valuation Request – The board met with Glenn Crawford to discuss an application for a working waterfront land valuation classification. After much discussion, the board suggested to Mr. Crawford that he consult with the Code Enforcement Officer and/or the Planning Board to seek approval and possibly start the process of a zoning change in order to construct whatever is needed to qualify for the classification. The Board agreed to hold onto the application for further information.
Supplemental Tax Bill – The Board prepared a supplemental tax bill for Map 9 Lot 29 as a homestead exemption was not removed after the property owner passed away.
Abatement Request, Map 14, Lot 11 (Gretchen Upson) – A motion was made, 2nd, then withdrawn to deny the request for an abatement. After discussion, Terry suggested that the board request additional information, i.e. the results of the soil test. A letter was prepared for Ms.Upson.
Upcoming Joint Meeting – The board briefly discussed the joint meeting planned with the Selectmen and Planning Board scheduled for October 15, 2020 at the school.
Next Meeting – The next Board of Assessors meeting will be on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 8AM (though it is a federal holiday)
Personal Property Tax – The Board composed a letter which will be sent to Randy Kelley requesting a Personal Property Return for April 1, 2020.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:22 AM
_____ Jane Fowler, Chair
_____ Terry Towne The Lamoine Board of Assessors
_____ Brian Thomas