Board Of Assessment Review

Board of Assessment Review: Five-Year Term, Appointed 
– Meetings Fourth Tuesday of May

Julie Parkman, Chairperson (9/30/2028)
Maureen Bomyea (9/30/28)
Nicole Hayes (9/30/26)
Lance Rudiger (9/30/25)
Open Seat 

About the Board

In accordance with Section 523 of the Real Property Tax law all local governments of a town and/or village that is a local assessing unit, shall appoint a three-to-five-person Board of Assessment Review (BAR). The job of the board is to hear any person who is aggrieved by the assessment that has been placed on their property or the removal/denial of any real property tax exemption.

At the meeting the property owner or an authorized representative will have the opportunity to submit an RP-524 grievance form entitled Complaint on Real Property. Assessment and supporting documentation, which the BAR will base their decision whether to lower an assessment or grant a real property tax exemption. Additional information is available at the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance website.