Concrete Foundation Reports

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

CAAO Election Results

President Elect – Thomas DeNoto Secretary – Pamela Deziel Treasurer – Lawrence LaBarbera The membership agreed to both proposed bylaw changes. Detailed Results Congratulations and thank you to all candidates. Election Committee President-Elect Thomas DeNoto, CCMA II, Assessor, Bristol Secretary Pamela Deziel, CCMA II, Assessor, Wolcott Treasurer Lawrence LaBarbera, CCMA II, Assessor, Windsor Click here for … Continued

Non-Profits – Exempt Status

Dozens Of Nonprofits Denied Tax-Exempt Status As Towns And Cities Look For Revenue By LORI MACK, WNPR• MAY 1, 2018   As state budget cuts have left cash-strapped towns and cities looking for ways to recoup revenue, several nonprofit organizations have been denied their tax-exempt status. Assessors in multiple towns and cities are scrutinizing applications from nonprofits … 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

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

IAAO Fair & Equitable Article – Groton Tax Appeal

Judge rules in favor of Connecticut assessor An assessor, who applied a factor to equalize the assessed values of an upscale neighborhood with those of other residential areas, did not violate state law, a Connecticut trial court judge has found. The judge further ruled that the statute did not prohibit the assessor from using ratio … 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