Lisa Biagiarelli, CCMC, Chairperson – Norwalk
To periodically review association by-laws and policies and procedures. Recommend changes and/or updates to the Board of Directors for review and ultimate recommendation to the association members for approval. This committee is very important for keeping our association running effectively and efficiently, with proper internal controls in place and adherence to practical business standards.
Deborah Heim, Chairperson – Monroe
To provide recognition to people who have had a positive impact and a proactive involvement with the Association and its members. These awards also provide the members of the Association and the public with an appreciation of our recipients as more than just their professional persona.
Lisa Madden, CCMC, Chairperson – Somers
To organize, manage and direct the Association’s annual 3-day continuing education conference and exposition; to foster and advance the professional development of association member. Meetings are generally, the fourth Wednesday of the month (no meetings June –August and November – December) Held at various locations throughout Connecticut
Iris Laurenza, CCMC Chairperson – East Hartford
To deal with problems and to foster communication between tax collectors, escrow agents, banks, mortgage companies, tax service bureaus and tax software providers. Meetings held in February and August at various locations throughout Connecticut
William L. Donlin, CCMC, Co-Chair
84 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
David Kluczwski, CCMC, Co-Chair
611 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Legislative Liaison – Capital Consulting, LLC – Michael S Dugan, President
44 Capitol Avenue Suite 401
Harford, CT 06106
To establish the legislative agenda of the Association: to monitor proposed legislation and promote Association proposals; and to coordinate the Association’s contacts and interactions with the Connecticut General Assembly. Meetings held as required, generally twice a year in the Hartford area.
MOTOR VEHICLES COMMITTEE & DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES:
Karen Weiduwilt, CCMC, Chairperson – New Hartford
To deal with problems and to foster communication between tax collectors, vehicle leasing companies, tax software providers, and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and to promote greater on-line communication between tax collectors and DMV. Meetings are generally two to three times a year at DMV headquarters in Waterbury.
IMPORTANT DMV DIRECT INFORMATION: DMV DIRECT INFORMATION IS FOR TAX COLLECTORS AND ASSESSORS ONLY
The Connecticut Tax Collectors’ Association has an agreement with the State of Connecticut DMV to have access to their online date file. This agreement specifically states that the information will not be given out to the public.
The letter of participation which the Town signs when they sign up states: “The Town/City acknowledges receipt of and has read the Agreement and agrees to be bound by all terms and conditions of the Agreement. The Town/City understands failure to comply with the terms of the Agreement may result in termination of access to the DMV online data”
PLEASE do not allow anyone other than your employees to utilize this information and PLEASE let your staff know it cannot be given out to anyone other than the assessor.
Lisa Theroux, CCMC – DMV Direct Liason
NRTCTA is a professional association comprised of local government tax collection officials and finance officers from the United States and Canada. Established in 1989, the NRTCTA has quickly progressed towards its mission to become an important resource to the over 10,000 local government tax collecting jurisdictions in the northeast region of North America. By supporting the continued interaction and education of local tax collection, finance and related officials, the NRTCTA fosters the advancement of leadership and innovation within an important segment of the public service sector. Board meetings are held in a centrally located state in the spring; annual 3-day continuing education conference held in the fall.