City Assessor

Responsibilities

  • Classify and determine "full and fair cash value" of all real and personal property according to Massachusetts General Law (Chapter 59)
  • Review and act upon all real and personal property abatement applications
  • Process all motor vehicle abatement requests
  • Review and process all exemption applications for qualifying elderly, widowed, blind, or disabled veteran citizens
  • Review all applications for accuracy regarding tax incentives for land used for recreational, forestry, or agricultural purposes
  • Implement a revaluation of the Town's real and personal property every 3 years