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RCL Discussion: Town Assesing

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Rye just fired our Town Assessor after about a year on the job.

From April 2014 to April 2015, a period where we did not re-asses property values, our total assessed value increased 4.5% or $81 million.  The previous year, it increased just under 1%.

The previous Town Assessor quit after 1 year on the job.

It could just be bad luck or maybe there are additional questions that should be answered?

What do you think?

May 6, 2016 ZBA Meeting Details
Click Here for Town Meeting minutes   Click Here for Video

RCL Notes: Selectman Mills granted equitable waiver for garage and shed within setbacks over abutter’s objection.  Shed waiver granted by 3-2 vote (Crapo, Goldman and Driscoll in favor, Dibble and Weathersby opposed).  Shed is 2 feet from rear property line where 30 feet is required, according to agenda.  Former ZBA Chairman Frank Drake presented on behalf of Mills, who did not attend

 

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