Duties & Responsibilities
The Assessors are responsible to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue for the administration of the real estate law. They:
- Determine the valuation of all real and personal property within the Town.
- Annually set the tax rate.
- Grant abatements and exemptions on property taxes to qualified applicants pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws.
- Maintain complete maps, plans, valuation books, and other records on all property in the Town.
Daniel R. Kennedy