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Assessors' Minutes 05/27/2014
Town of Middleton
Board of Assessors
48 South Main Street
Middleton, Massachusetts  01949


May 27, 2014

Call to Order:  A regular meeting of the Board of Assessors was held at Memorial Hall, 48 South Main Street, on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.  The meeting was called to order at 4:10 p.m.

Those present were Bradford W. Swanson, Toula Guarino, Deborah Carbone, Patricia Ohlson, and Jeffrey Garber.

Reorganization: Patricia Ohlson nominated Deborah Carbone as Chairman of the Board, seconded by Jeffrey Garber, so voted 3-0.  Jeffrey Garber nominated Patricia Ohlson as Clerk, seconded by Deborah Carbone, so voted 3-0.

Minutes:  Minutes were read and accepted by the Board.  Ms. Carbone made a motion to approve the minutes of the May 13, 2014 regular meeting and the April 29, 2014 regular and executive meeting.  (there was only one member on Board at the meeting, so voted 1-0 -  2 abstentions).

Motor Vehicle Commitment and Warrant: Motion by Ms. Ohlson, seconded by Mr. Garber, to approve the motor vehicle commitment and warrants, so voted 3-0.  Commitment and warrants were signed by the Board.

New Business:  Mr. Swanson went over the Overlay Surplus.  Motion made by Ms. Ohlson to approve Overlay Surplus in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand One Hundred Dollars ($250,100.00) to be transferred to Overlay Reserve, seconded by Ms. Carbone, so voted 3-0.

Next meeting of the Board of Assessors will be held on June 17, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. in the Assessors’ Office.

Executive Session (to consider applications for abatement of real estate or personal property; sign certificates and applications; and to review, approve and sign abatement reports):  Ms. Ohlson announced that the Board would be going into Executive Session.~ Ms. Carbone called the roll.  Mr. Garber voted yes.  Ms. Ohlson voted yes.  Ms. Carbone voted yes.  The Board entered into Executive Session at 4:45 p.m.

Adjourn:  Having no other business to come before the Board, motion made by Mr. Garber to adjourn at 5:05 p.m., seconded by Ms. Carbone, so voted 3-0.