CITY OF WORCESTER
Municipal Operations Committee Meeting
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Esther Howland (South) Chamber
Convened: 12:26 P.M.
Adjourned: 1:16 PM
Joseph M. Petty
Clerk of the City Council
David J. Rushford
|Chairperson Michael J Germain |
|Councilor William J Eddy |
|Councilor Konstantina B Lukes |
City Hall - 455 Main Street Worcester, Massachusetts
|Present Were:||Chairperson Councilor Michael J Germain |
Councilor William J Eddy
Councilor Konstantina B Lukes
|Also:||Chief Finanical Officer Thomas Zidelis|
City Clerk David J. Rushford, clerk
ITEMS PENDING BEFORE COMMITTEE
Communication of the City Manager transmitting informational communication relative to the Status of the Fiscal Year 2012 Recertification.
# 11.24B CM December 19, 2011
Petition of Joan Crowell request that during interim property valuation years, if the assessed valuation on any Real Estate Parcel is adjusted by more than 10%, the Assessor will notify the property owner, and mail the detailed Property Information Data Sheet, which will clearly show the reason for the adjustment.
# 17e CC January 03, 2012
Joan Crowell, Worcester Resident
William Breault, Worcester Resident
Virginia Ryan, Worcester Resident
Richard Shea, Worcester Resident
Jack Sandberg, Worcester Resident
Recommend Approve as amended that the City Assessor will notify any property owner whose property valuation is adjusted upwards by mailing a copy of the detailed property information data sheet clearly showing the reason for the adjustment.
Petition of Joan Crowell request that if a Real Estate Property Abatement Application is denied, that the property owner be provided with an explanation as to why the Application was denied.
# 17f CC January 03, 2012
Request the City Manager request the City Solicitor to inform City Council whether it is the property owner or the municipality who bears the burden of proof when property values are contested.