1. The board of directors of a consolidated assessing unit shall have the same powers
and duties that governing bodies of city and town assessing units have in relation
to real property tax administration, including, but not limited to:
(a) Appointing the assessor and members of the board of assessment review of the consolidated
(b) Establishing minimum qualification standards for the office of assessor and for
members of the board of assessment review, provided that such standards shall be at
least equal to those established by the commissioner pursuant to this chapter.
(c) Establishing the uniform percentage of value at which real property in the consolidated
assessing unit shall be assessed.
(d) Establishing general policy with regard to the operations and procedures of the
consolidated assessing unit, including, but not limited to, such matters as: assessment
office location; public access to meetings and records; public information; defense
of assessments in judicial proceedings; and revenue generation.
2. The board of directors shall have no authority to review the valuation or exempt
status of any individual parcel as established by the assessor or the board of assessment
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