Assessor

Middlefield Town Assessor:  Janet Baron

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday: 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday, Friday: 9:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Hours during tax collecting months, JANUARY and JULY:
Monday: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Friday: 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Janet Baron, CCMA I, RCR, Assessor
Telephone: 860-349-7111
Email: jbaron@middlefieldct.org
The Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing and valuing all Real and Personal property within the town. Real property ownership is taken from the Land Records. Personal property must be declared by owners each October, except for registered motor vehicles, which are notified to us by the DMV.

This is an annual cycle with an assessment date of October 1.

In addition the Town is required to perform a state mandated revaluation every 5 years.

The Town of Middlefield completed a revaluation for the 2016 grand list.

A Property Record Card is maintained for each parcel of Real property in town.

While the office copy is updated regularly, the on-line information is up-dated once or twice per year. To view a Property Card on the Vision Government Solutions website.
Follow this link to search: http://gis.vgsi.com/MiddlefieldCT/

The Assessor’s office also takes applications for tax relief programs for the elderly, blind, totally disabled, and military veterans, as well as the State Renter’s Relief program, and adjusts motor vehicle accounts for vehicles that have either been sold, stolen, totaled or registered out of state, along with administering programs designed to preserve farm, forest and Open Space land (Public Act 490).

Various application and reporting forms are available for download through the Connecticut Association of Assessing Officers website at: http://www.caao.com/indexFFOforms.htm

UNREGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES
 TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLEFIELD WHO OWN UNREGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES WHICH ARE PHYSICALLY ON YOUR PROPERTY WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE TOWN OF MIDDLEFIELD:

– THESE VEHICLES ARE CONSIDERED “TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY” AND ARE TAXABLE AS SUCH PERSUENT TO CONNECTICUT GENERAL STATUTES; CHAPTER 203, SECTIONS 12-40, 41(b), 71, 71(b), 71(c), 71(f)(1), 71(f)(2), 71b.

– IN THE COMING MONTHS, THE TOWN’S ASSESSOR WILL BE LOCATING SUCH UNREGISERED MOTOR VEHICLES FOR THE PURPOSE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY TAXATION. SUBSEQUENTLY, A PERSONAL PROPERTY DECLARATION WILL BE SENT EACH YEAR TO THE PROPERTY OWNERS OF WHICH THESE VEHICLES RESIDE.

– IF SUCH A VEHICLE HAS BEEN SOLD, REGISTERED WITH THE CT DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES, OR OTHERWISE PHYSICALLY REMOVED FROM SUCH PROPERTY, THE PROPERTY OWNER IS OBLIGATED TO SHOW PROOF THAT SAID MOTOR VEHICLE NO LONGER RESIDES ON SUCH PROPERTY. EXAMPLES OF PROOF INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO; A BILL OF SALE, A RECEIPT FROM A TOWING COMPANY, A LETTER OF DONATION FROM THE ORGANIZATION THE VEHICLE WAS DONATED TO, OR A COPY OF A NEW IN OR OUT OF STATE REGISTRATION.

REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES NO LONGER IN POSSESION OF:
– AS A REMINDER TO THOSE WHO OWN EXISTING REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE(S) WHICH HAVE BEEN OR MAY BE; SOLD, TRADED IN, SALVAGED, STOLEN, OR DONATED MUST SUBMIT TWO (2) FORMS OF PROOF TO THE ASSESSOR IN ORDER FOR PRORATION OR REMOVAL OFF THE TOWN’S GRAND LIST.

– EXAMPLES OF PROOF INCLUDE A REGISTRATION CANCELLED PLATE RECEIPT AND A BILL OF SALE, A PURCHASE INVOICE FOR A NEW VEHICLE SHOWING SAID VEHICLE AS A TRADE IN, A RECEIPT FROM A TOWING COMPANY IF SALVAGED, A LETTER OF DONATION FROM THE ORGANIZATION THE VEHICLE WAS DONATED TO, OR A NEW OUT OF STATE REGISTRATION.

     

Town Offices Address

Town of Middlefield
393 Jackson Hill Rd
P.O. Box 179
Middlefield, CT. 06455
860-349-7114

General Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Individual office hours may vary.

Emergency Information

Fire - Police – Medical Dial 911
Middlefield Police Department: 860-349-9685
Troop F Westbrook: 860-399-2100
Animal Control: 860-349-1333