Board of Assessors

The Assessors are responsible to the Massachusetts Department of Revenue for the administration of the real estate law. They:
  • determine the valuation of all real and personal property within the Town
  • annually set the tax rate
  • grant abatements and exemptions on property taxes to qualified applicants pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws
  • assess betterments for public improvements voted by Town Meeting
  • maintain complete maps, plans, valuation books, and other records on all property in the Town
The Assessors Office is staffed by a salaried Principal Assessor and hourly office staff; the Assessors contract with an outside firm for some revaluation services

Contact Information
Email Members 3
Phone (978) 448-1127 Selection Elected
Fax 978-448-1115 Term 3 years
Office Town Hall Remuneration Stipend
Meeting Wednesday @ 7:00 PM Meeting location
Hours Monday: 8:00 - 4:00pm; Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm; Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm

MemberRoleTerm StartTerm End
Donald R. Black Member 05/18/2016 05/21/2019
Garrett C. Boles Chair 05/17/2017 05/21/2020
Jenifer Evans Member 05/21/2015 05/21/2018