UPDATED: City of Framingham Assessor Resigns
FRAMINGHAM – The City of Framingham’s principal assessor has resigned his position, effective today, April 30.
“‘I spent 7 ½ years in Framingham as Chief Assessor. I am proud of all the work accomplished by the Assessing Dept. and Finance Group in that timeframe. It’s been an absolute pleasure working for all the taxpayers in Framingham, and working with so many great professionals. I thank the city and I wish the community the best of luck in the future,” said Naser to SOURCE.
William G. Naser, who was hired by then Town Manager Robert Halpin in August 2013, is leaving to become the principal assessor in the Town of Westford.
The Assessors Department is primarily responsible for determining the full and fair cash value of all real and personal property within Framingham.
Other duties of the Assessors Department include:
- Compile and submit the annual Tax Rate Revenue
- Abate / exempt / or defer taxes
- Defend established values on abatement applications and at Appellate Tax Board hearings
- Maintain tax assessment maps
- Oversee the city’s overlay reserve account (an account established to fund abatement exemptions and unpaid taxes for the property or asset.
When Naser was hired in 2013 the position was advertised between $77,154 to $92,205.
Nasser’s current salary is $117,800.
The Town of Westford assessor position was advertised for $86,976 to $117,535 with the Massachusetts Municipla Association in February 2021.
Nassar previously was the principal assessor for the Town of Medway from 2009-2013. He previously worked as an assessor in Boxborough and Hopkinton and has experience as a private appraiser.
He has a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Framingham Pierce University. and a masters in public administration at Framingham State University.
The Spicer administration has not announced the departure.
Since January 2020, the City has hired a new police chief, a new fire chief, a new DPW director, a new library director, a new highway & sanitation director, a new water & wastewater sewer director, is advertising for a new health director, and soon will be advertising for a chief assessor.