At their meeting on August 14, 2018, the Board of Selectman voted to establish a Senior/Disabled Taxation Relief Committee consisting 7 members: the Treasurer/Collector, the Town Assessor, one member of the Advisory Finance Committee, one member from the Council on Aging, and 3 residents of the community with a background in finance and senior issues.
Examine ways of raising revenue to fund senior tax relief. The Committee is expected to report its findings including various options and recommendations within one year of the Committee's creation;
Determine methods of marketing the Senior/Disabled Tax Relief Program to increase donations.
The Committee reported its findings including various options, a complete fiscal impact analysis on their recommendations, including the impact on other taxpayers of the existing programs and new programs at the January 28, 2020 Select Board meeting.