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The Town of Mendon Selectboard has created a Mendon Economic Development Committee.  Anyone interested in participating on the committee or providing feedback to the committee is encouraged to contact Sara Tully, Town Administrator at the Town Office, 775-1662.

The Mendon Economic Development Committee will be meeting on December 12, 2017 at the Town Office at 6 PM.

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The Town of Mendon is searching for a full time Bookkeeper/Assistant Clerk. We are seeking a motivated individual to become a part of our administrative team.  The successful applicant must have bookkeeping and clerical background.

Please submit the application along with a resume and letter of interest by Friday November 3rd to Nancy Gondella at mendontown@comcast.net.

Position will start January 2, 2018.

The Town of Mendon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bookkeeper-Assistant Clerk Job Description

Mendon Employment Application 2017

 

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Mendon Office Hours for Tax Collection

First Half Taxes due September 11, 2017

Monday

September 4th Labor Day – Office Closed
Tuesday September 5th 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday September 6th 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Thursday September 7th 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday September 8th 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Monday September 11th

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

 

In order to be considered timely, the first tax installment must be either physically received in the office or postmarked with a US Postal Service postmark no later than Monday September 11th. In accordance with state statute, any payment not received in a timely manner shall be considered late and subject to 1% interest per month or any part thereof.

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The 2017/2018 Tax Bills were mailed last Thursday and an error was discovered Monday morning.  The Non-Residential bills were printed with the Homestead Rate and the Homestead bills were printed with the Non-Residential Rate.  Corrected tax bills were mailed August 3, 2017.  Below is the correct tax rates as set by the Selectboard.  If you wish to calculate what your bill should be take your assessed value divide it by 100 and multiply this amount by the correct tax rate for your property.

2017/2018 Tax Rate:

Homestead = $1.8129  ($.5192+$1.2922+$.0015)

Non-Residential = $1.9596  ($.5192+$1.4389+$.0015)

Municipal Tax Rate: $.5192

            2017-2018 Amount to be raised by taxes       $908,088

            2017-2018 Municipal Grand List                  $1,749,112

 

Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.2922

            Non-Residential = $1.4389

 

2017-2018 Summary:

Municipal Tax Rate= $ .0059 increase or 1.15% increase

Education Tax Rate:

            Homestead = $1.2922 a $.0108 increase or .8% increase

            Non-Residential = $1.4389 a $.0786 decrease or 5.2% decrease

Total Homestead = $.0172 increase or less than 1% increase

Total Non-Residential = $.0722 decrease or 3.5% decrease

 

Local Agreement Tax: $.0015

Eligible properties (6)

Voter approved Property Assessment Exemption $40,000 = 240,000/100

Total Exemption                                             $2,400

2017-2018 Municipal Grand List                  $1,749,112