Board of Assessment Review

Overview

The Board of Assessment Review’s sole purpose is to guarantee taxpayer’s rights by hearing real property assessment complaints (grievances) and arriving at fair and impartial determinations regarding those complaints. The Town Board appoints members for a five year term of office.

Members

 Original Date
 of Appointment
 Current Term
 Begins
 Term Expires
Jessica RicherApril 23, 2014
 October 1, 2022 September 30, 2027
Cathy GriffinJanuary 8, 2014 October 1, 2023 September 30, 2028
Alan DornJanuary 8, 2020 October 1, 2019 September 30, 2024
Jerry NestleroadJanuary 13, 2021 October 1, 2020 September 30, 2025
Lisa FortinFebruary 14, 2018 October 1, 2021 September 30, 2026

Additional Information

The Real Property Law requires that members of the BAR have knowledge of real property values in the area. BAR Members are required to disclose any direct or indirect interest they have in any property for which a complaint has been filed. The Town Board appoints members for a five-year term of office, and each municipality may appoint a minimum of three and a maximum of five BAR members; terms are to be set such that not more than one will expire each year.