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City Council Committee on Ways and Means Hearing (Ciommo)

The docket to be discussed is: 1528 Order that pursuant to Chapter 40, section 56, the residential factor in the City of Boston for FY2017 shall be the minimum residential factor as determined by the Commissioner of Revenue pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 58, section 1A and be it further that pursuant to Chapter 403 of the acts of 2000, a residential exemption in the amount of value equal to thirty percent (30%) of the average assessed value of all Class One-Residential parcels in the City of Boston be, and hereby is approved for Fiscal Year 2017.

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  1. Docket #1528

    This matter was sponsored by Councilor Ciommo and referred to the Committee on November 30, 2016.

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