Senior Service Program Policy
It shall be the policy of the Weston Board of Selectmen to provide an
opportunity for certain persons over the age of 60 to provide services
to the Town of Weston in exchange for compensation which is to be
applied to the real property tax obligation of said person. This policy
establishes the terms and conditions of this Senior Service program.
Participants in this program must:
Be 60 years of age or older at
the time services are provided to the Town
Be domiciled and reside in
Be an owner of the property to which a reduction in real
estate taxes may be granted
In the case of joint or multiple owners,
each may be allowed to provide service, but the combined total reduction
in dollars on a domicile shall not exceed $1,000.00 per fiscal year
unless a higher amount is approved in writing by the Town Manager.
application substantially in the form accompanying these rules and regulations as Attachment A shall be filed by a taxpayer seeking to
participate in the program. Said application must be filed each year the
applicant wishes to participate in the Senior Service Program.
copy of the applicant’s most recent federal income tax form shall be
provided by an applicant. Priority consideration may be given to the
applicant whose household income does not exceed $60,000. And further,
priority consideration may be given to the applicant whose combined
assessed value of their real property owned by the taxpayer in the Town
of Weston shall not exceed the average residential assessed value of the
Town as provided by the Principal Assessor.
administration of this program shall be under the direction of the Town
Manager who may delegate selection and assignment of volunteers to the
Director, Council on Aging.