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Board of Assessors
Minutes - August 4, 2021
The meeting came to order at 8:01 AM
Present were: Assessors Jane Fowler, Terry Towne, Brian Thomas
Minutes – June 16, 2021 – Terry moved to approve the minutes of June 16, 2021, Brian 2nd. Vote in favor was 3-0.
Abatement – Map 10 Lot 4-5-2 – Terry moved to abate $273.13 for Lewis Bishop, as the homestead exemption was inadvertently removed from this property. Brian 2nd. Vote in favor was 3-0.
Request for value adjustment – Map 5 Lot 2 – Property owner Bruce Yasgur’s request to review the land valuation on this lot was reviewed. Jane agreed to contact appraiser Matt Caldwell about a vacancy factor on the property. Terry moved to have Brian prepare a letter asking for further information and documentation regarding whether a septic system is present on this lot. Brian 2nd. Vote in favor was 3-0.
Assessing Structure – Brian suggested the board begin a conversation on the future of the Board of Assessors within the town government structure.
Next Meeting – The board will meet next on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 8AM.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:35 AM.
______ Jane Fowler
______ Terry Towne The Lamoine Board of Assessors
______ Brian Thomas