Friday, February 1, 2013
Residents have until 4 p.m. to complete and return abatement forms.
The clock is ticking for residents to submit the necessary paperwork and payments to town officials: • For residents who believe their residential properties are overvalued – and thus are being taxed at an artificial higher rate – the fiscal year 2013 abatement applicationfor real estate tax and personal property tax must be received by the Assessors' Office in the Homer Building by the close of business today, 4 p.m., or it can be sent via US Postal Service – addressed to: Assessors' Office, 19 Moore Street, Belmont, MA 02478 – as long as the envelope has a postmark from the United States Postal Service. You can stop by the Assessors' Office to pick up an application or go to the town website where the application is available on-line …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Warrant Committee supports a new payment stream to tackle unfunded obligations.
Pick a number. Any number. Just pick a number. That request by Town Treasurer Floyd Carman at the Warrant Committee's weekly meeting Wednesday, May 2, was an invitation for Town Meeting representatives to approve a Special Town Meeting article creating a new policy that each year diverts a small stream of town funds in an attempt to fill a huge debt reservoir. At the end of his appeal, the Warrant Committee – the financial watch dog for the Town Meeting – voted unanimously to support Carman's plan before Town Meeting despite what one selectman recently said any payment is just a "drop-in-the-bucket" in resolving the massive debt obligation facing town taxpayers. Other post-employment benefits – known as OPEB – are town payments other than…
Monday, April 30, 2012
The final payment for this fiscal year.
Last Chance is a new feature that will provide you with upcoming deadlines that you may want to know about. The fiscal fourth quarter Real Estate and Personal Property tax bills have been mailed and are due back in the Treasurer's Office by Tuesday, May 1 at 4 p.m. Online payments are available. FIRST TIME USERS click here to REGISTER. RETURNING USERS click here to pay your real estate and personal property bills online. Do you know of a pending deadline? Share it in the comments below and we'll consider including it in our next Last Chance.