The Board of Assessors is responsible for determining the fair cash valuation of all real estate and personal property within the Town. As an integral part of the Town’s financial management team, it is charged with setting the tax rate and assessing all property taxes, which are the major source of revenue for the Town. Administering motor vehicle and boat excise taxes is also a responsibility of the Board of Assessors. The Board has a significant role in the collection of special assessments and betterments as well. The Board of Assessors is charged with the disposition of all abatement and exemption applications.