This Board hears and decides appeals made by property owners on the assessor’s property valuation assessments. Members commit to meet when appeals are filed which is usually 2 to 3 times per year. Members’ terms are 3 years in length and expire in July of their respective years.
The Town Board of Assessment Review members and alternates shall be appointed by the Board of Selectmen as provided in the Charter and in the Code of the Town of Wells. Members and alternates of the Board of Assessment Review shall not otherwise be connected with Town government and must at all times during their term of office be residents and registered voters of the Town of Wells. Members and alternates of the Board of Assessment Review shall have such powers and perform such duties as provided by law and by the Code of the Town of Wells.