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Assessor

Assessor’s Office

Lumberland Municipal Building

1054 Proctor Road
Glen Spey, NY 12737

 

Monday - Friday: 9:00am to 3:00pm or by appointment.

 

Judi Flieger, Assessor

assessor@townoflumberland.org

(845) 856-8600 ext. 1211

 

Judi Flieger has served in this position since 2005; she has worked in the Assessor’s Office since 1998. Judi is a member of the New York State Assessor’s Association and the Sullivan County Assessor’s Association.

 

 

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Assessor’s News

 

View the Tentative 2017 Assessment Roll

 


Please make any and all mailing address corrections with us, preferably by mail, fax or email, to avoid delay of future billings and correspondence.


EXEMPTION INFORMATION

If you recently purchased or built a home AND if this is your primary residence, be sure to apply for any exemptions prior to March 1st (i.e. Veterans, STAR, Senior, etc). Call for exemption forms and supporting documentation requirements. All new applications will be processed and applied to next year’s tax bills.

 

Forms, publications, Exemption Application and other Real Property literature can be found on the Real Property Office Web site at www.co.sullivan.ny.us


ATTENTION SENIORS

Exemption Renewal Forms are due back with the income documents by March 1st.
Anyone enrolled in the Income Verification Program will receive a letter stating whether or not your income was verified by NYS Department of Taxation & Finance or not. If you were NOT verified, unfortunately, we do not get an explanation from the State as to why. You will be required to bring your income documents to us by the March 1st deadline.

 

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Important Dates to Remember:

January 1

Town & County Tax Bills mailed to Property Owners.

 

March 1

All Exemption Applications and renewals must be received in the Assessor’s Office

 

April 1

Inventory for Assessments available for review

 

May 1

Tentative Assessment Roll published. An opportunity to review Assessments with Assessor until 4th Tuesday in May

 

May — 4th Tuesday "Grievance Day"

Last day to file a Petition with The Board of Assessment Review.

 

July 1

Final Assessment Roll published

 

August 10

Last day to Request Change of Address for School Tax Bills

 

September 1

School Tax bills mailed to Property Owners

 

December 10

Last day to request change of address for Town & County Tax Bills

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the role of an assessor?

The Assessor is a Constitutional office in the Town of Lumberland, and is an appointed position with a six-year term. The function of this office is to provide the town with an equitable assessment roll each year.

 

In that pursuit, there are a multitude of laws which must be followed:

 

The Assessment Roll must be filed in a timely manner in accordance with various State Laws, Rules and Regulations. This includes preparation and filing of all legal notices and notifications to property owners, as well as the Assessor’s Annual Report with NYS Office of Real Property Services.