Bylaws Changes – 2023

Committee Members:                                     Pamela Deziel, Chairman                                     Lucy Hussman, Co-Chairman                                     Shawna Baron                                     Steve Hodgetts                                     Anthony Homicki                                     Kathleen Thornton                                 … Continued

2023 Legislative Update from OPM

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) Intergovernmental Policy and Planning Division is providing municipal officials an overview document outlining 2023 Connecticut General Assembly legislative changes that affect assessment, taxation, land use and municipalities. This is not a full comprehensive listing and municipalities should review all bills approved for any potential municipal impact. Link to … Continued

CAAO Legislative Bill Tracking

The 2023 Legislative Session has begun. The link to bill tracker is: CAAO Bill Tracking Website Log-in and Password required.  Previously sent to all members via the hotline. Note: after you enter the log-in and password, allow about 30 seconds for the information to load. If you have any questions or problems using the site, … Continued

Concrete Foundation Reports and News Articles

Archive of Published News Articles   New Article 05/07/2022 Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Crumbling Foundations Webpage June 30, 2023 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) May 31, 2023 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) April 30, 2023 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) March 31, 2023 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report) February 28, 2023 Crumbling … Continued

Reforming Motor Vehicle Assessment

To complement his proposal to reduce motor vehicle tax rates, Governor Lamont proposed exempting certain vehicles from taxation altogether and making the annual assessment process more predictable. Click Here for a Fact Sheet on original proposal Click here for the full approved language PA 22-118, Sections 497-509 2023 Session Updates: SB 1208  An Act Implementing A … Continued

History of Single Assessors – 2022

In this report, the Research/Historian Committee of the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers has compiled a list of the single assessors who were appointed subsequent to the local board of assessors in all of the 169 municipalities. There is no attempt in this report to determine whether these single assessors were full or part-time. In a … Continued

Revaluation Changes – 10/1/2023

Pursuant to Section 7 of Public Act 22-74, the Office of Policy and Management would like to inform you of several changes in revaluation effective with the October 1, 2023 Grand List. The updated information and new schedule are posted on the OPM website Revaluation Date by Town ( The legislation aligns planning regions (Regional … Continued

History of Connecticut Assessors Volume #5

ΟThis is the fifth volume of the History of Connecticut Assessors. It has been a challenge to get it published. Previously, Volume #1 was probably the most challenging. The Committee had never done it before, so we were trying things out for the very first time. We knew we had less material in 2019 than … Continued