The Vermont Statutes Online
Subchapter 002 : DUTIES OF LISTERS(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 3436)
§ 3436. Assessment education
(a) The Director shall certify assessment education programs for municipal listers and assessors at convenient times and places during the year and is authorized to contract with one or more persons to provide part or all of the assessment instruction. Certified programs may include instruction in lister duties, property inspection, data collection, valuation methods, mass appraisal techniques, property tax administration, or such other subjects as the Director deems beneficial to listers and may be presented by Property Valuation and Review or a person pursuant to a contract with Property Valuation and Review, the International Association of Assessing Officials, the Vermont Assessors and Listers Association, or the Vermont League of Cities and Towns.
(b) The Director shall establish designations recognizing levels of achievement and the necessary course work or evaluation of equivalent experience required to attain each designation. Designation for any one level shall be for a period of three years.
(c) Designation obtained under subsection (b) of this section may be renewed for three-year periods upon completion of requirements as determined by the director.
(d) The Director shall also notify all towns annually of any new approaches which the Division of Property Valuation and Review is aware of for obtaining or performing mass reappraisals and for grand list maintenance. (Added 2005, No. 38, § 3, eff. June 2, 2005; amended 2013, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 15, eff. June 4, 2014; 2015, No. 57, § 39, eff. June 11, 2015.)