City of Somerville

Agenda Item

Chief Assessor's Classification Hearing Report regarding the adoption of Tax Levy Percentages for FY 2013, including a minimum residential factor, a residential exemption, and an additional statutory exemption of up to 100%.


Category:Officer's RequestPurposes:Officer's Request


  2. FY2013DIFCAPTUREDINC (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)

Official Text

To the Honorable Board:


Please refer to the 2 attached files to view the complete classification hearing report.  The first attachment contains a 13 page report but please note that pages 10, 11, and 12 need to be printed on legal size paper.  The second attachment presents the FY 2013 captured increment for the Assembly Square DIF and should be printed on legal size as well.  Also note that a hard copy will be placed in your mail box, will have color shading and may be easier to follow.


Respectfully submitted,


Joseph A. Curtatone


Meeting History

Nov 20, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting

Three motions were approved by Roll Call as above:

1. That this Board adopts a minimum residential factor of 86.6100, the legal minimum for the City of Somerville for FY2013.

2. That this Board accepts the provisions of Chapter 59, Section 5c approving a residential exemption of 30% of average assessed value for owner occupied properties for FY2013.

3. That this Board accepts the provisions of Section 4 of Chapter 73 of the Acts of 1986 and votes an additional statutory exemption of up to 100% for FY2013.

AYES:John M. Connolly, Bruce M. Desmond, Dennis M. Sullivan, William A. White Jr., William M. Roche, Maryann M. Heuston, Thomas F. Taylor, Tony Lafuente, Sean T. O’Donovan, Rebekah L. Gewirtz, Robert C. Trane