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Department of Taxation and Finance

Real Property Tax Administration

  • Tuesday, June 24, 2003, 1:00 pm–5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June25, 2003, 8:30 am–1:00 pm

Hampton Inn, Rte. 9, Latham, New York 12210

  • Facilitator: Tom Rutnik
  • Recorder: Tammy Stallings
Tuesday, June 24, 2003
Item Results How Lead Time
a. Get organized Agenda reviewed. Presentation and discussion Rutnik 1:00–1:15
Minutes approved.
Status of action items.
b. Leader's report and budget Information and issues shared. Discussion Barton, Hubner and T. Griffen 1:15–1:45
c. Assessment calendar team RPTAC position established on team report and strategy for legislation passage. Discussion and consensus J. O'Keeffe and S. Otis 1:45–2:15
d. Railroad issues Follow—up on litigation and implementation of new statute: railroad infrastructure act of 2002. Presentation and discussion J. O'Keeffe 2:15–2:45
Break 2:45–3:00
e. Civil service specification for assessor Define issue, determine action to be taken. Presentation and discussion D. Barton 3:00–3:30
f. RPS update Update on ORPS support capabilities. Presentation and discussion M. Griffen 3:30–4:00
g. Interior inspections Understand Impact of assessors' inability to perform interior inspections. Discussion R. Hubner, T. Frey and S. Otis 4:00–4:15
h. Legislative session review Discuss results of legislative session. Discussion J. Gerberg and P. Miller 4:15–4:45
i. First day wrap up Review of action items and decisions. Review and discussion T. Rutnik 4:45–5:00
Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Item Results How Lead Time
j. Get organized Agenda adjusted. Discussion and consensus T. Rutnik 8:30–8:40
k. Best practices Agreement to move forward and proposal for implementation. Discussion V. Coggin and J. Whalen 8:40–9:00
l. 2003 Equalization rates Progress and results reviewed—2002 to 2003 rates comparison. Presentation and discussion Maher 9:00–9:45
Subcommittee progress for 2004.
m. Equalization tools Options for performing systematic analysis using data warehouse. Presentation and discussion R. Hubner and B. Sauter 9:45–10:15
Break 10:15–10:30
n. ORPS organizational changes Detail of ORPS organizational changes and impact of regional director duties shift. Presentation and discussion T. Griffen 10:30–11:00
o. Current issues Issues identified. Discussion RPTAC members 11:00–11:30
p. Report outs—training, STAR application and annual reassessment symposium Update status. Presentation T. Rutnik 11:30–11:45
q. Meeting wrap up Review of action items and decisions. Discussion T. Rutnik 11:45–12:15
Next meeting set.
Agenda items defined.