The Board of Tax Abatement is the body responsible for the abatement of town and town school district taxes. The Town Clerk serves as clerk of the board. The Board of Tax Abatement is comprised of the Selectboard, Town Clerk, Town Treasurer, Listers, and Justices of the Peace.

24 V.S.A. §1535 provides authority to abate, in whole or in part, taxes, interest and collection fees accruing to the town in the following cases:

  • taxes of persons who have died insolvent;
  • taxes of persons who have moved from the state;
  • taxes of persons who are unable to pay their taxes, interest, and collection fees;
  • taxes in which there is manifest error or a mistake of the listers;
  • taxes upon real or personal property lost or destroyed during the tax year;
  • certain taxes exempt under 32 V.S.A. § 3802(11);
  • taxes upon a mobile home moved from the town during the tax year as a result of a change in
    use of the mobile home park land or parts thereof, or closure of the mobile home park in
    which the mobile home was sited, pursuant to 10 V.S.A. § 6237.

 

Board of Tax Abatement Agendas

September 30, 2014 Board of Tax Abatement Agenda
October 27, 2014 Board of Tax Abatement Agenda
July 7, 2015 Board of Tax Abatement Agenda
December 8, 2015 Board of Tax Abatement Agenda

 

Board of Tax Abatement Minutes

September 30, 2014 Draft Board of Tax Abatement Minutes
October 27, 2014 Draft Board of Tax Abatement Minutes
July 7, 2015 Draft Board of Tax Abatement Minutes

 

Current BCA Members

Rosie Laquerre, Town Clerk
Don Welch, Town Treasurer
Seth Gardner, Selectboard
Amy Willis, Selectboard
Carl Etnier, Selectboard
Gene Troia, Selectboard
Kim Swasey, Selectboard
Ross Hazel, Lister
Rob Chickering, Lister & JP
Chris Racanelli, Lister
Jan Aldrich, JP
Tim Carver, JP
Michael Duane, JP
Tony Klein, JP
Ginny Burley, JP
Florence Morse, JP
Rebecca Reed, JP
Ed Deegan, JP