Board of Assessment Review


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.


  Original Date
of Appointment
  Current Term
  Term Expires
Jessica Richer April 23, 2014
  October 1, 2017   September 30, 2022
Cathy Griffin January 8, 2014   October 1, 2018   September 30, 2023
Alan Dorn January 8, 2020   October 1, 2019   September 30, 2024
Jerry Nestleroad January 13, 2021   October 1, 2020   September 30, 2025
Lisa Fortin February 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.