The Board of Assessors is composed of three members who are elected for 3-year terms. The mission of the Board of Assessors is to assess all property in the Town of Arlington in a fair, equitable and consistent manner in accordance with the laws, rules, and regulations of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the requirements and guidelines of the Department of Revenue.
- To assess all property at its full and fair cash value as of January 1 of each year and to employ valuation methods and techniques appropriate for each class of property
-To maintain public records necessary to administer the taxes of the Town of Arlington and to objectively review the petitions and concerns of aggrieved taxpayers
-To promote the fair and equal treatment of all taxpayers in the Town of Arlington in the administration of the property tax, motor vehicle excise tax, and all exemptions related to such taxes.
The Board of Assessors meets on an as needed basis, typically once or twice monthly.