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Town Slates Reassessment Informal Meetings

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The following are the proposed dates for the Carmel reassessment informal meetings to held at Carmel Town Hall, 60 McAlpin Ave., Meeting Room 2, Mahopac. Depending on the actual response, days may either be dropped, or Monday or Tuesday mornings may be added.   

Proposed dates/time, (subject to change):

Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursdays, March 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6 

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Fridays, March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7       

9 a.m. to  6 p.m.

Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25 and April 1, 8  

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Note that all meetings are held by appointment only and will be scheduled at 15-minute intervals.  Schedule your appointment date no later than March 17.

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Appointments may also be made by calling VGSI at 1-888-844-4300, Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm OR You can make an appointment on line by going to: www.vgsi.com/schedules    

The Vision operators making appointments cannot discuss values or data. Do not call the town assessor’s office to schedule an appointment. You will need the property ID tax map number, from the parcel information at the top of the Assessment Notification.

If you are unable to attend an informal review meeting, you may send a letter, postmarked by March 20, 2017, to VGSI: Carmel, NY Project Manager, Vision Government Solutions 44 Bearfoot Road, Northborough, MA 01532. Include parcel ID tax map number (from your notice), property location, your concerns, any market data/sales data/ appraisals, etc., in support of your opinion of market value, and a daytime phone number.

What you may want to bring to your informal review meeting, in support of your opinion of market value:

•       Market data/sales data

•       An appraisal you already have, completed in the past few years.

•       Photographs

You may review your new assessment and general property inventory on-line at www.vgsi.com Taxpayer Info/Assessor’s Online Database/New York/Carmel. There is also a link to this on the town website. 

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