Information for Meeting of Municipal Event
Wednesday June 9, 2021 7 PM EDT

The Town of Shutesbury will hold all its public meetings via remote participation using Zoom.us until further notice. The public can access the virtual meetings by internet enabled devices or by telephone. Every meeting will be recorded and available to the public.

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NOTE: This event is not considered a meeting subject to the Open Meeting laws.
Town:Shutesbury, MA 
Board:Municipal Event
Time:Wednesday June 9, 2021 7 PM EDT
Location:* Virtual Meeting

Agenda:
Did you know that existing property tax exemptions for qualifying senior citizens range from $400 to $1,000, but the average property tax bill for the Shutesbury residents receiving these exemptions is $5,890?

How can we help them lower the balance due on those bills? One way is to adopt what is called a "Means-Tested Real Estate Property Tax Exemption." 

Article 18 on the Annual Town Meeting warrant seeks a vote to authorize the Select Board to ask our state legislators to file a bill that -- when passed -- would allow Shutesbury to offer this exemption and provide meaningful property tax relief to Shutesbury's seniors.

If you'd like to find out more about this exemption before the June 12 Annual Town Meeting, Administrative Assessor Kewvin Rudden will be holding two Zoom webconferences to explain it and answer questions about it..  One will be in the daytime and the other in the evening.

Wednesday, June 9th - 7 p.m.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86853673945?pwd=TXUvRk9QWkpqNVlIUFMzbi9CYXVPZz09
Meeting ID: 868 5367 3945
Passcode: Vn3i6B

By telephone only: 1-929-205-6099    Meeting ID: 868 5367 3945   Passcode: 319381

If you can't attend either meeting and have questions, call the Assessors' Office at 413-259-3790.
Scheduled By:Grace Bannasch
Date Added:Jun 8, 2021 10:35 AM EDT
Last Modified:Jun 8, 2021 10:35 AM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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