Board of Abatement

The Board of Abatement members are all elected officials of the City of South Burlington and derive their charges from State Law. The duties consist of hearing requests for abatement of taxes due on a property. 


Agendas and Minutes for South Burlington's Board of Abatement 
To access all city meeting documents, click here.

The Board does not meet on a regular basis but attempts to keep it's meetings to one in the late winter and one in the fall. 


The Board of Abatement is comprised of the City Council (5 members), Justice of Peace (15 members) and the City Clerk. All members of the Board are elected officials. The Justice of the Peace are up for re-election in November in even number years and the Clerk is elected every 3 years.

Justices of the Peace and City Clerk:

Chris Shaw, Chair
Chris Trombly, Vice-Chair
Carol Callea 
Albert Gross
Barbara Gross
Jason Kirchick              
Maurice Mahoney
Pat Mahoney
Bob Nowak
Kate Nugent
Corey Cantiorello
Michael Sirotkin
Michel St. Germain
Lynn Vera
Cecile Wagner
Donna Kinville, City Clerk -846-4119
Council members:
Tim Barritt                             Term ends 2022
Tom Chittenden                    Term ends 2023    
Matt Cota                              Term ends 2023
Meaghan Emery                   Term ends 2022    
Helen Riehle                         Term ends 2024   


If you wish to contact the Board of Abatement, please call Donna Kinville at 846-4119 or send a letter to:
                  South Burlington Board of Abatement
                  c/o Donna Kinville, City Clerk
                  180 Market Street
                  South Burlington, VT 05403 

Annual Reports
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