Location: Northern Maine Development Commission, 11 West Presque Isle Road Caribou, Maine
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $30.00 MAAO Member - $35.00 MAAO Non-member
Presenters: Alan Harding Esq.; Melissa Richardson, Southern Aroostook Registrar; Tony Pinette, Laurie Thomas, Steven Salley, Maine Revenue Services
8:30 – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 – 10:30 am
Alan Harding Esq. – Longtime and second generation Attorney from Presque Isle. Attorney Harding has volunteered to study the Scarborough V. Petrin case and offer an opinion regarding the best avenue for municipalities to take regarding the valuation / combining of lots for assessment purposes.
10:45 am – 12:00 pm
Melissa Richardson, Southern Aroostook Registrar. Melissa, elected as Registrar in November of 2016 will discuss the role and functions of the Registry as well as review the information requirements for recording of documents. The discussion will include any issues that pertain to the assessing field and how we can help each other fulfill this vital role.
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Soup & Sandwich)
Catered by Cindy’s Sub Shop
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Steven “Joe” Salley, Principle Appraiser and BETE Specialist, Maine Revenue Service BETE Administration. Joe will provide a review and update of the program and discuss issues he finds in the field as well as answer questions.
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Laurie Thomas, Deputy Director, Maine Revenue Service. Laurie will review the electronic RETT processes available to municipalities and the Maine Online Valuation Return (MOVR) application. Tony Pinette, Senior Property Appraiser, Maine Revenue Service. Tony will join in with any issues he sees in the field along with a round table question and answer period.