CCMA Instructors Needed

STATE OF CONNECTICUT Certified Connecticut Municipal Assessor Committee CALL FOR CCMA INSTRUCTORS Application Due February 25th, 2019 The Instructor Certification Committee has a need for instructors.  Ideally, the Committee would like to maintain a minimum of three to four instructors for each CCMA Course. Candidates must have earned a CCMA Designation. For appraisal courses, a … Continued

CAAO Annual Assessor’s School

The Annual School is scheduled for June 2, 2019 to June 7, 2019. The Nathan Hale Inn reservations are now open.  School registration will be opened at a later date. The hotel, which is undergoing renovation, has a limited amount of rooms available.  Reservations are on a first come, first serve basis. Rooms are $112.00 per night including parking.  Additional … Continued

CAAO Legislative Bill Tracking

CAAO Legislative Committee Website for tracking all pending legislation from this year’s Connecticut General Assembly CAAO Bill Tracking Website The site includes the bill’s title, a brief description, any updates including public hearing dates and votes all in once place.   Most useful is a link that will allow members to email legislators their opposition, … Continued

Concrete Foundation Reports

January 31, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) December 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) November 30, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) October 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) July 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) June 30, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) May 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation … Continued

Western Connecticut Council of Governments Regionalization Report

Axiomatic, in partnership with WestCOG and its member communities, has conducted a study to determine the possibility for regional cooperation of Property Appraisal, and the viability of a regionalized Real Property Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (“CAMA”) system. A stakeholder kick-off web meeting was conducted on February 22, 2017, and an online survey was distributed via … Continued

CT Commission on Fiscal Stability & Economic Growth

Final Report, March 2018 PA 17-2 at Sec. 250 established a Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth to develop and recommend policies to achieve state government fiscal stability and promote economic growth and competitiveness within the state. The 14 private citizens appointed to the Commission present these recommendations based on a sober recognition that … 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