[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Wilton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted by Town Meeting 1-14-2003]
The purpose of this article is to provide a mechanism to increase the number of members of the Board of Assessment Appeals when, in the opinion of the Board of Selectmen, additional members are required to hear appeals from property assessments.
The authority for this article is Connecticut General Statute § 9-199 and Public Act 02-49.
The Town Meeting authorizes the Board of Selectmen to appoint additional members to the Board of Assessment Appeals for any assessment year. In making additional appointments to the Board of Assessment Appeals, the Board of Selectman shall insure that the composition of the entire Board, once it includes the additional members, will comply with the minority representation provisions of any applicable laws.
Additional members of the Board of Assessment Appeals shall be appointed for a term of one year commencing on the day of appointment. Additional members of the Board of Assessment Appeals may be reappointed by action of the Board of Selectmen.
Additional members of the Board of Assessment Appeals shall have the same powers and duties as elected members of the Board of Assessment Appeals.
This article shall take effect on January 14, 2003.