Amenia voters to decide appointed assessor versus elected assessor at the polls


AMENIA — As they check off their choice of candidates, Amenia voters will have the option of electing to amend the town assessor position from elected to appointed in this year’s local election.

This past summer, the Amenia Town Board voted to adopt a local law “providing for the appointment of a sole appointed assessor” and abolishing the elective office of sole assessor. A public hearing to gather feedback on the local law was promptly held at Amenia Town Hall on Thursday, Aug. 3. 

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