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Appendix A - Contributors in the Report on the Impact of the State-Owned Land PILOT and Solar Taxation Policies on Municipalities

Individuals who provided information, sat for interviews, and generally shared views that contributed to this report.

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Contributors

We want to offer our sincere appreciation to the following organizations and individuals who provided information, sat for interviews, and generally shared their views on the challenges and opportunities for statutory PILOT programs in Massachusetts. These stakeholders, along with their staff members and subject matter experts, provided significant context and data that we used in this report, though the findings and recommendations contained herein solely reflect the opinion and are the work of the Office of the State Auditor.

  • Adam Hinds, Massachusetts State Senator
  • Jo Comerford, Massachusetts State Senator
  • Michael Rodrigues, Massachusetts State Senator
  • Paul Mark, Massachusetts State Representative
  • Maria Robinson, Massachusetts State Representative
  • Jeffrey Roy, Massachusetts State Representative
  • Daniel Bosley, Former Massachusetts State Representative
  • Sean Cronin, Senior Deputy Commissioner of Local Services of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services
  • Joanne Graziano, Chief of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Bureau of Local Assessment
  • Daniel Bertrand, Director of Administration of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services
  • Lisa Krzywicki, Deputy Bureau Chief of the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, Division of Local Services
  • Joel Zimmerman, Regional Planner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Protection
  • Frank Hartig, Assistant General Counsel of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Protection
  • Sean Navin, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • Stephen Estes-Smargiassi, Director of Policy and Planning of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • Michael Cole, Budget Director of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • John Gregoire, Manager of Reservoir Operations of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • William Doherty, Clerk of the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board
  • Linda Dunlavy, Executive Director of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments
  • Bob Dean, Regional Services Director of the Franklin Regional Council of Governments
  • Carol Oldham, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network
  • Lane Partridge, Assessor of the Town of Concord
  • Jessica Sizer, Town Administrator of the Town of Barre
  • Eileen White, Administrative Assessor of the Town of Barre
  • Andrew Golas, Town Administrator of the Town of Charlton
  • Thomas Welch, Principal Assessor of the Town of Swansea
  • Virginia Welch, Financial Administrator of the Town of Hawley
  • John Robertson, Legislative Director of the Massachusetts Municipal Association
  • Charles Stefanini, Legislative Agent of the Massachusetts Association of Assessing Officers
  • David Gahl, Northeast Senior Director of State Affairs of the Solar Energies Industry Association
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