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Department of Taxation and Finance

Real property tax administration committee

Thursday, October 24th, 2013, 10:30am–2:30pm

The Embassy Suites-Onondaga Room #3, 6646 Old Collamer Rd S East Syracuse, NY 13057

  • Facilitator:  Alan Kresge    
  • Recorder:  Jim McGovern
Item Results Lead Time
a. Get organized Review minutes from last meeting and finalize. Alan Kresge 10:30–10:35
Review action items.
Review agenda and make necessary changes. 
Lunch menu.
b. Agency update Information sharing. Susan Savage 10:35–10:40
c. Legislative update Information sharing. Joe Gerberg 10:40–11:10
d. Legislative veto—section 324 Information sharing. Todd Wiley 11:10–11:20
e. STAR registration Information sharing. Tim Maher 11:20–12:10
f. STAR offset Information sharing. Tim Maher 12:10–12:20
Lunch and discuss location of next meeting Order in 12:20–1:00
g. Update—next generation RPS Information sharing. Pat Holland 1:00–1:30
h. 5217 Bar code project Information sharing. Pat Holland 1:30–1:50
i. Sub—group activity updates
Valuation issues—property class code RPTAC brought up to date on sub—groups, discussion and next steps. Pat Holland 1:50–2:00
Sales processing team 
Equalization project team 
j. Opinions of counsel Information sharing. Joe Gerberg 2:00–2:10
k. Reassessment RFP—recent revisions Discussion. Teresa Frank 2:10–2:25
l. Meeting wrap up Review actions items—member responsibilities. Alan Kresge 2:25–2:30
Topics for next meeting.
Next meeting date and location.

RPTAC members
Assessors County directors ORPTS
J. Todd Wiley (T.  New Windsor) Paul Warneck (Jefferson) Tim Maher  (STAR)
Cathy Conklin (T. Clarkstown) Dawn Allen (Orleans) Pat Holland  (EVCS)
Paul Smith (T. New Hartford) John McCarey (Orange) Teresa Frank (Syracuse Regional Director)
Robert Criddle (T. Ogden) Jay Franklin (Tompkins) Joe Gerberg (Counsel's Office)
Dennis Ketcham (T. Montgomery) Tim Murphy (Monroe) Susan Savage - (Asst Dpty Commissioner)
Patrick Duffy (multiple towns) Steve Harris (Chenango)
Alternate assessors Alternate county directors Alternate ORPTS members
Curtis Schoeberl (T. Shawangunk) Joe Maciejewski (Erie) Paul Szwedo (EVCS)
Sue Otis (T. Malta-retired)

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 Bastian (Seneca) Tom Pinto (North)
Curtis Schoeberl (T. Shawangunk) Jay Franklin (Tompkins)
Tom Donato (V. Lake Success) Martine Gonyo (Clinton)
Jeannete Tummons (Franklin)
John Shoemaker (Niagara)
Lynda Levine (Sullivan)

Valuation issues and property class code 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) Peter Galarneau (Fulton) Sheryl Klewicki (Melville)
William Quick (Freemont) Penny Wells-LaVelle (Suffolk, email only) Julie Parker (North)
Michael Sommer (Denning, Wawarsing) Mary Ann Barbuto (Herkimer, email only) Russ Sugg (Batavia)

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 (Towns. of Marilla, Elma, West Seneca and Bennington) Eric Axelson (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 (Towns. of Marilla, Elma, West Seneca and Bennington)