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Department of Taxation and Finance

Real Property Tax Administration Committee

Thursday, June 14th, 2012, 1:00pm–4:25pm, and Friday - June 15th, 2012, 8:30am–10:05am

The Indigo Hotel - 254 Wolf Rd. (Rt. 155) Latham, NY, 12110

  • Facilitator: Alan Kresge R
  • Recorder: Geoff Gloak 
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Item Results Lead Time
a. Get organized Review minutes from last 2 meetings and finalize. Alan Kresge 1:00–1:05
Review action items.
Review agenda and make necessary changes.
b. Agency update—new board member Information sharing. Susan Savage 1:05–1:10
c. Legislative update Information sharing. Paul Miller and Joe Gerberg 1:10–1:55
d. 5217 Bar code Information sharing. Colleen Benson 1:55–2:15
Break 2:15–2:30
e. RPS V5 Information sharing. Sue Otis 2:30–3:30
f. Reassessment aid—when and what is required Information sharing. Sue Otis 3:30–4:00
g. ORPTS newsletter article on accurate inventory and sales data Information sharing. Sue Otis 4:00–4:20
h. First meeting wrap up Meeting review. Alan Kresge 4:20–4:25
Meeting feedback and Friday hand outs.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Item Results Lead Time
i. Get organized Review agenda and make necessary changes. Alan Kresge 8:30–8:40
j. Sub—group activity updates
Valuation issues team RPTAC brought up to date on sub—groups, discussion and next steps. Pat Holland, Beth Cervenak and Tony Ilacqua 8:40–9:20
Property class code team
Equalization project team
Sales processing team
k. Property tax cap Information sharing. Tim Maher 9:20–9:40
l. Training—ethics Information sharing. Cathy Conklin 9:40–10:00
m. Meeting wrap up Review action items and member responsibilities. Alan Kresge  10:00–10:05
Topics for next meeting.
Next meeting date and location.

RPTAC members
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Cathy Conklin (T. Clarkstown) Paul Warneck (Jefferson) Tim Maher (RSB)
Denise Trudell (T. Clayton, T. Orleans, T. Montague, T. Osceola, T. Albion) Dawn Allen (Orleans) Pat Holland (ECSB)
Tom Frey (NYS Assessor's Assoc.) John McCarey (Orange) Tom Bellard (VSB)
Mike Bernard (T. Babylon) Robin Johnson (Ontario) Teresa Frank (Syracuse Regional Director)
Randy Holcomb (Chautauqua and multiple towns) Tim Murphy (Monroe) Joe Gerberg (Counsel's Office)
Sue Otis (T. Malta) Steve Harris (Chenango) Susan Savage (Asst Dpty Commissioner)
Alternate assessors Alternate county directors Alternate ORPS members
Curtis Schoeberl (T. Shawangunk) Laura Vanvalkenburg (Greene) Paul Szwedo (ECSB)

Active RPTAC teams and sub—committees
Equalization project team (sub—committee)
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Colleen Adamec (T. Greenwich) Joanne Bosley (Saratoga) Pat Holland
J. Todd Wiley (T. New Windsor) Mike Sabansky (Delaware) Tim Maher
Edye McCarthy (T. Greenburgh) Jim Bastain (Seneca) Tom Pinto (North)
Curtis Schoeberl (T. Shawangunk) Jay Franklin (Tompkins)
Tom Donato (V. Lake Success) Martine Ganyo (Clinton)
Jeannete Tummons (Franklin)
John Shoemaker (Niagara)
Lynda Levine (Sullivan)

Valuation issues team
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Patrick Duffy (T. of Manlius and W. Monroe) George Michaud (Putnam) Tony Ilacqua
Josette Polzella, IAO (T. Ossining) Joe Pukos (Livingston) Tara Hoffman (Newburgh)
Colleen Adamec (T. Greenwich) Penny Wells-LaVelle (Suffolk, email only) Sheryl Klewicki (Melville)
Mary Ann Barbuto (Herkimer, email only)

Sales processing team
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Larry Quinn (T. Arcadia) Tim Murphy (Monroe) Pat Holland
Christine Fusco (T. Clarence) Jay Franklin (Tompkins) Kim Manley
Kandace Wittmeyer (Tns. of Marilla, Elma, West Seneca and Bennington) Eric Axleson (Dutchess) Jack Conroy

Public education subgroup
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Denise Trudell (T. Clayton, T. Montague, T. Albion, T. Osceola, T. Orleans) Tom Bloodgood (Schuyler and Chemung) Melanie Koch (Batavia)
Dave Marrano (T. Lancaster) Robin Johnson Meighan Reed (North)
Kandace Wittmeyer (T. of Marilla, Elma, West Seneca and Bennington)

Property class code team
Assessors County directors ORPTS
Patrick Duffy (T. of Manlius and W. Monroe) Peter Galarneau (Fulton) Beth Cervenak (North)
William Quick (Freemont) Russ Sugg (Batavia)
Michael Sommer (Denning and Wawarsing)