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

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