Town of Dunbarton
|Present:||Timothy Terragni, Chairman|
|Janice Jelley, Secretary|
John Herlihy was unable to make the meeting tonight due to a prior commitment as Chairman of the Dunbarton School Board.
Minutes of the April meeting were reviewed, accepted, and signed by the board.
The following were reviewed and signed by the board:
Reports of wood cut were received by Chrisitan Tefft and Scott Marquis. A letter of reminder was signed to be mailed to Mr. Marquis, as he only filed for cord wood for personal use. A warrant for doomage in the amount of $1476.00 was signed for Christian Tefft.
The board reviewed the application for tax exemption for the Dunbarton Congregational Church. It was the decision of the board to accept the exemption on the Church and Vestry buildings and the land they are on. The Parsonage building along with ¼ of an acre of land is taxable because this property is leased for non-religious purposes. A notice will be sent to the church.
It was noted that the board of Assessors signed the 1999 estimated tax warrants on May 13, 1999, for the following:
Tax bills will be mailed on May 21, 1999, and due July 1, 1999.
It was noted for the record that full payment has been received on timber tax due from Michael Carter, logger for the Army Corp. of Engineers. This payment was received from CIGNA, the insurance company holding a bond on this tax. The board signed a releas eof the bond to be mailed to the Insurance company.
Shiretown Realty. A hearing was held at the Board of Tax & Land Appeals on May 5, 1999, to determine if Shiretown Realty had timely filed for an abatement with the Town of Dunbarton for their 1997 property taxes on C5-2-5 & C5-2-3. Compton French and Janice Jelley attending the hearing. The decision of the Board of Appeals was that neither side proved their case. Another hearing has been scheduled for June 18, 1999, at 9:00 AM to review assessment on these lots. It was the decision of the Board of Assessors that Mr. Ralph Cutting represent the Town regarding this case as the assessment was a result of a revaluation conducted by his firm in 1997. A letter has been mailed to Mr. Cutting dated May 5, 1999. (Note: Lots C5-2-5 & C5-2-3 were taken by the Town in Tax Collectors deed on April 29, 1999.)
The board reviewed applications for the Wheeler Family Trust for a second time. It was the decision of the board to deny the following applications: C7-1-11; D7-1-1; D7-1-3; D6-5-3 because the board did not agree with the amount of unproductive acres; lot D6-4-6 was denied because it was less than the required 10 acres and the following lots were accepted: D7-1-5; C6-3-8; and C7-1-16.
Adjourned: 8:30 PM.
|Signed:||/s/ Timothy Terragni, Chairman|
|/s/ Robert Paul|
|Dunbarton Board of Assessors|