1. The Chamber’s “how to” session on filing abatements.
With: Adam Dash, Adam Dash & Associates 617-625-7373; Richard DiGirolamo, Law Office of Richard DiGirolamo 617-666-8200; and Sean O’Donovan, Law Office of Sean O’Donovan 617-629-8888.
10:00 -11:00 A.M., Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the Chamber Conference Room, 2 Alpine Street (entrance through Cedar Street lot) 2nd Floor. Members only. RSVP by Noon, Wednesday to firstname.lastname@example.org (Additional member attorneys are welcomed.)
2. The City of Somerville’s 2014 Property Assessment Info Sessions:
Informational Sessions on 2014 Property Assessments and the Appeals Process for Commercial and Residential Properties
The City of Somerville invites both commercial and residential property owners to two info sessions on 2014 property assessments on Tues., Jan. 21, and Mon., Jan. 27. The City Assessors office will briefly present an overview of how assessments are conducted, explain the triennial revaluation process required by the state and conducted for 2014, and also provide details on the appeals process, which is open to all with a deadline to apply by Feb. 3, 2014. A question and answer session will follow. The meetings will each include the same information; two dates are being offered to increase the convenience of attendance. The first meeting will also be available to watch via YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/SomervilleCityTV starting late Wed., Jan. 22, and also on City Cable TV (channel 22 on Comcast and channel 13 on RCN). WHERE/WHEN: Info Session 1: Tuesday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m., at the West Somerville Neighborhood School cafeteria, 177 Powderhouse Blvd. Info Session 2: Monday, Jan. 27, 6:30 p.m., at the East Somerville Community School cafeteria, 50 Cross St. MORE INFO: Information on the assessing and abatement (appeal) process is available on the City website at http://www.somervillema.gov/departments/finance/assessing (click “Revaluations/Abatements”). CONTACT: For additional information or to inquire about the appeals process, please contact the Assessors Office at email@example.com or 617-625-6600 ext. 3100.
A general update of news on this matter will be posted on Tuesday at http://www.somervillechamber.org/index.htm
Please do not hesitate to contact me, if the Chamber may be of any further assistance. Cell 617-413-5071
Stephen V. Mackey, President/CEO
Somerville Chamber of Commerce
2 Alpine Street, P.O. Box 440343
Somerville, MA 02144