Annual Assessor School – UConn

June 4th to June 9th, 2017  Nathan Hale Inn Reservations are now open. http://www.nathanhaleinn.com/ Reservations may be also be made by phone by requesting CAAO Assessors School 2017. Phone: (860) 427-7888 On-line or phone reservation GROUP Code is: CAAO Printable Flyer Reservations are based on a 5 night minimum up until Sunday May 21, 2017 … Continued

NRAAO 2017 Conference, Mystic, Connecticut

May 21st – 24th, 2017 Hilton, Mystic, Connecticut The NRAAO is dedicated to providing additional training and educational opportunities for assessing officials all over the Northeast.  Members enjoy a dynamic environment in all of the different States to exchange ideas, information on global challenges and to learn more about the latest issues challenging Northeast Assessors today. It … Continued

CCM – Shared Services & Revenue Diversification Study

Governments in Connecticut stand at a crossroads. For over a decade prior to the Great Recession, governments in the state benefited from a strong economy and stable revenue. But this stability depended on reliable, adequate state aid and the local property tax. The lack of diversity in revenue sources and uncertainty at the state level … Continued

CAAO Research Historian Committee IAAO Article

On December 21, 1994, the Executive Board of the CAAO formed the Research/Historian Committee.  The purpose of this committee was to write the history of the CAAO and the history of the Connecticut assessment profession. These are the first words of an article appearing in the January 2017,  IAAO publication, Fair & Equitable. Click here … Continued

2017 IAAO Annual Conference. Call for Presentations.

2017 IAAO Annual Conference Call for Presentations is Open! What do you know that could help someone else in the profession? Have you ever left a course or conference session thinking you had something to add? If you have ideas, submit them for IAAO’s 83rd Annual Conference being held September 24 – 27, 2017, in … Continued

Concrete Foundation Reports

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection hired a consultant to conduct a scientific investigation into the cause of the crumbling concrete home foundations in northeastern Connecticut.  The report confirms the conclusion that the mineral pyrrhotite is a necessary contributing factor in the deterioration of the concrete. Authors of the report, Kay Willie, Associate Professor and … Continued