Grievance Day May 26, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - click here for more information

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

 

Public Notice From the Town of Skaneateles Board of Assessment Review
Grievance Day will be held May 26, 2020 from 4 p.m. — 8 p.m.

If you have received notice that your assessment has changed and would like to speak with the Town Assessor, please call Mike Maxwell at 315-685-0745 on the dates below:

Monday, May 11th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, May 18th from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 16th from 8 a.m. to Noon

Tuesday, May 26th from 8 a.m. to Noon

You may contact him at other times by leaving a message, Email: mmaxwell@townofskaneateles.com or Fax: 315-685-5449 any information that you would like to be considered for review.

Often, an informal discussion between a taxpayer and an assessor can result in a sharing of information beneficial to both parties. If such a discussion does not result in a reduction in your assessment, and you still feel as though your assessment is too high, you may wish to contest your assessment with the Town of Skaneateles Board of Assessment Review on Grievance Day, May 26, 2020 from 4pm-8pm. If you plan to contest your assessment with the Board of Assessment Review, please complete the complaint of real property assessment form found at the link below.

http://www.tax.ny.gov/pdf/current_forms/orpts/rp524_fill_in.pdf If you are unable to print this form please contact the Assessor’s Office at 315-685-0745 and they will mail you a form. Once complete, please mail it and any supporting documentation to:

The Assessor’s Office at Town Hall 24 Jordan Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152

or deposit these items in the Town Hall drop box located to the right of the back door of Town Hall. Please make sure that your paperwork is delivered to Town Hall by May 25, 2020.

If you are have any issues with these forms please call 315-685-0745 so that we can assist you with the process.

Grievance Day on May 26th 4pm-8pm with the Board of Assessment Review will be held virtually through Zoom Meetings. Zoom is a free video conference application that can connect through any internet connection or through conference calling via phone. Please visit https://zoom.us/ for more information about Zoom Meetings. The Assessor’s office will be scheduling appointments for you to meet with the Board of Assessment Review on May 26th through Zoom Meetings. The ID # and Password to attend this Meeting will also be available on the Town’s website. If you are not able to connect to these meetings for any reason, please call Mike Maxwell @ 315-685-0745.

If you have any questions or need assistance please call the Assessor's office at 315-685-0745 or the Town Clerk at 315-685-3473
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