Vermont Assessors & Listers Association
2015 Annual Meeting Minutes
9:00 Annual Meeting called to order.
Agenda reviewed, Calcutta explained, Committees introduced and gave brief updates.
9:30 Business meeting
Motion to approve budget by Lisa, 2nd John, passed unanimous
Bylaw change –
Mission statement changed to read:
The Vermont Assessors and Listers Association’s mission it to advocate for the recognition of Listers and Assessors as qualified property valuation authorities throughout Vermont.
Vision statement to read:
The Vermont Assessors and Listers Association’s vision is to continue the advancement of fair and equitable property assessment standards through continuing education and member support for all property valuation professionals, in conjunction with advocating for fair and equitable taxation practices as it relates to property assessment.
Motion to approve mission and vision statements by Louise, 2nd Camilla, passed unanimous
Slate of officers presented as approved at last monthly meeting:
President Todd LeBlanc
Vice President Camilla Roberts
Secretary Tamsin Coon
Treasurer Bob Vickery
Motion to approve officers by Louise, 2nd Joyce, passed unanimous
9:50 Business meeting closed.
10:00 Morning break – election of county delegates
10:15 Morning Speakers:
Douglas Farnham – PVR
John Fike – Presidents message
Christy Wright, Terry Gildersleeve – PVR
Leslie Pelch – VCGI
Linda MacDonald– Warren Group
10:50 Workshop – Wells & septic system regulations
Richard Wilson & Carl Fuller
11:40 Break for Lunch
12:45 Keynote Speaker
1:00 Workshop – Independent appraisers approach to value and conservation easements.
1:45 Lister Forum
State hearing officers
3:00 Annual meeting closes
Minutes provided by VALA President Todd LeBlanc