Charter & Bylaws
CHARTER: 3 Members; 3 Years-Staggered
SECTION 3-7: BOARD OF ASSESSORS
(a) Composition, term of office: There shall be a Board of Assessors, consisting of three (3) members, elected for three (3)-year overlapping terms, so arranged that the term of one member shall expire each year.
(b) Powers and duties: The Board of Assessors shall annually make a fair cash valuation of all of the estate, both real and personal, subject to taxation within the Town. It shall determine the annual tax rate and shall hear and decide all applications for abatement of such taxes. It shall have all of the other powers and duties which are given to boards of assessors by General Laws and such other powers, duties and responsibilities as may be provided by this charter, by statute, by by-law or by Town Meeting vote.