37997470_235806780385237_7710268171009130496_nState Representative Denise Garlick

Vice Chair, House Committee on Ways and Means
Invites you to be her guest at her Report to the Community

Dover Town House, 5 Springdale Ave., Dover, MA

January 28, 2020

Reception 7:15 PM
Report 7:30 PM
Questions/Discussion 8:00 PM – 8:30 PM


aaaaaaaaaaOffice Hours With Town Assessor

Monday, January 13, 10:00am
Friday, February 7, 10:00am
Monday, March 16, 10:00am
Caryl Community Center, Room 108

Do you have questions about your property or excise taxes? Are you aware of the Senior Tax Relief programs available to Dover residents? Come meet with Assessor Amy Gow to answer questions and learn more about Town programs that may benefit you. Coffee and light refreshments provided.
RSVP TO THE COA 508-315-5734

Sponsored by the Dover Council on Aging

37997470_235806780385237_7710268171009130496_nFY 2020 Tax Bills

Dover’s FY 2020 tax rate of $12.84 has been reviewed and approved by the Department of Revenue.

Tax bills will be mailed in late December, with the first of two final payments due on February 3, 2020. Applications for abatement of the real estate or personal property tax must also be submitted to the Board of Assessors by February 3, 2020. For personal exemptions, the application deadline is April 1, 2020.

As required, the Town has completed its interim year valuation update for FY 2020 reflecting values as of January 1, 2019. The average single family residential valuation is $1,221,117.00; the median is $1,046,500.00.

If you have any questions about your bill or would like further information concerning abatements or exemptions, please contact the Assessors’ Office at 508-785-0032, ext. 241.

river-10-04-5Dover Town Report Committee Seeks Photos for Publication

The Dover Town Report Committee invites photography enthusiasts to submit their work for publication consideration in the upcoming 2019 Dover Town Report. We seek photographs that showcase Dover and its citizens through themes such as nature and wildlife, architectural highlights, sports events, everyday town scenes or events that include Dover Days, summer concerts, races, Memorial Day, historical or library events or everyday life. Photographs can be submitted in color or black and white AND in print or electronic formats. Please send original files that are 2 MB or larger (Smart phone submissions and multiple submissions are welcome.) The submitter must own the material or know who does. The submission deadline is January 16, 2020. Please email original, non-compressed files larger than 2 MB to DoverTownPics@gmail.com or mail prints to Dee Douglas, 2 Francis Street, Dover, MA 02030. Include your name, contact information, image captions, and a stamped envelope for return of prints or print format.

gavel2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant

At their November 21, 2019 meeting, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to open and close the 2020 Annual Town Meeting Warrant as follows:

Warrant Opened: Thursday, November 21, 2019
Warrant Closes: Friday, January 17, 2020

If any Town board, committee, or department is interested in placing an article on the Warrant, it must be submitted to the Selectmen’s office by 1:00 PM on January 17, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact the Selectmen’s office.