Board of Assessment Appeals

The Board of Assessment Appeals is an elected board which meets in March and September. The September meeting is for motor vehicles only. Appeals are by appointment and require an application.  This Board consists of three regular members, all of whom are elected to four-year terms. Terms are staggered by year, but all terms of office run from December 1st through November 30th. 

The Board of Assessment Appeals meets to hear appeals of property valuations set by the Assessor.

In March after the filing of the grand list on January 31st or in April if an extension is granted for the grand list filing to February 28th. There is a September meeting for motor vehicles only following the July tax billing for previous grand list only.

Number of Members & Length of Term:
3 Regular Members / 4-Yr. Term (Elected)
Term will begin December 1st and continue through November 30th

Legal Reference:
CGS Section 203-Section 12-110 through 12-118
Charter Section 302

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kathleen Thornton Assessor 860-779-5323

Board Members

NameTitlePartyTerm Expires

Dale Dauphinais




Russell Lavigne II

Regular Member



Kevin Gaudreau

Regular Member



Kathleen Thornton

Staff Liaison

Ray Wood

Council Liaison

Jason Anderson

Alt. Council Liaison