TaxesAssessor: Kim  Stone-Gridley

  • Contact: Office Phone: 315-776-8844, Ext. 3; cell 315-246-3160
  • Hours: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays – 4 – 7 PM
  • Hours: 2nd & 4th Thursdays – 1 – 4 PM
Property owners are reminded school bills are being printed and will be mailed the first week of September. Any tax bill questions from property owners should be directed to Town Assessor, Pat Stone-Gridley at the above numbers.
People who did not receive the Basic STAR exemption will be directed to the Department of Taxation and Finance. They are the only agency able to correct the tax bill after it is issued. They are the ones who removed any Basic STAR exemptions from ineligible property owners. All other exemptions can be corrected through the county and the assessor.


Assessment Board of Review:

  • Gerry Helmer
  • Patricia Verdi
  • Thomas Hitchcock

The Board of Assessment meets in May each year.

Senior Citizen, Enhanced Star, Ag Exemptions, or Limited Disability Income exemptions filing ended March 1, 2017. Enhanced Star Exemptions apply to school taxes ONLY. The exemption is available to anyone who turns 65 at any time during the year of 2017. Please contact the Assessor to apply for this exemption.

The Tentative Tax Roll will be available for viewing at the Town Clerk’s Office in May.  If you have questions about your assessment call Kim at the above numbers.  She also reminds everyone that she will be out updating pictures in preparation for the 2017 evaluation. She will have ASSESSOR TOWN OF MONTEZUMA signs on her car. 

2017 Tax Assessment Roll

Downloadable Documents:

New York State Department of Taxation & Finance Office of Real Property Tax Services – Complaint on Real Property Assessment

NYS Department of Taxation and Finance Office of Real Property Services

  • Contest_Assessment in New York State (What to do if you disagree with your assessment) Publication 1114 (02/12)

How to Estimate the Market Value of Your Home

Cayuga County Real Property Services – to report address change




  1. Your inquiry has been referred to our Assessor’s office


  2. Kim can you give me an update on the star plan?


    1. Please call Kim directly at: Office Phone: 315-776-8844, Ext. 3; cell 315-246-3160


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