Assessment Review Board


The Board serves as an appeals board to hear appeals of the decision of the Assessor or the Town Council.  The Board of Assessment Review shall have the same powers that are granted to such boards by the laws of the State of Maine.


The Board of Assessment Review shall consist of five (5) members who are appointed by the Town Council.  A background in real estate related fields including assessing, appraisal, brokerage, law, or insurance are helpful in handling cases of valuation.   The board members will receive training on the various aspects of their duties from time to time.


  • Stephen Holt, Chair
  • Richard McInnes, Vice Chair
  • Richard Baribeau
  • Vacant
  • Vacant

Meeting Schedule

The Assessment Review Board meets on an as needed basis.

Committee Responsibilities

Hear appeals of the decision of the Assessor on questions of valuation of property or on the exempt status of property.

Hear appeals of the decision of the Town Council on hardship or poverty abatements.

Committee Staff

Taylor Burns, Town Assessor

Annual Reporting

The Assessment Review Board will present to the Town Council on a annual basis.

Next Scheduled Reporting: April 1, 2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Additional Information

For more details about the board or to obtain information on becoming a member, please contact the Assessing Department at 207-725-6650.

Link to Town Charter establishing Assessment Review Board.