City of Somerville
Massachusetts

Agenda Item
196427

Requesting the adoption of a Home Rule petition relative to an increase in the exemption for residential real property from 30 per cent to 35 per cent.

Information

Department:Mayor’s OfficeSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestPurposes:Home Rule Petition

Attachments

  1. 2014-tax exemption

Official Text

To the Honorable Board:

 

I respectfully request that your Honorable Board vote to adopt a Home Rule petition relative to an increase in the exemption for residential real property in the City of Somerville from 30 per cent to 35 per cent.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Joseph A. Curtatone

Mayor

Meeting History

Mar 13, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:REFERRED FOR RECOMMENDATION
Mar 24, 2014 6:00 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting

Mr. Levye discussed the impact of this proposal on the city's overlay account and noted that it would not effect this year's (FY-14) budget.

RESULT:APPROVED
Mar 27, 2014 7:00 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:APPROVED. [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:John M. Connolly, Mary Jo Rossetti, Dennis M. Sullivan, William A. White Jr., Matthew McLaughlin, Maryann M. Heuston, Robert J. McWatters, Tony Lafuente, Mark Niedergang, Rebekah L. Gewirtz
ABSENT:Katjana Ballantyne