Board of Assessors


Regular meetings are held on the last Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 1st Floor, Government Center, One Government Center, Fall River, MA 02722.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Agenda’s | Minutes | Current Boards & Commissions


Richard Gonsalves – Chairman
Nancy L. Hinote
Richard B. Wolfson – Secretary

Staff Contacts

What We Do

The Board of Assessor’s is responsible to accurately determine the value of all real and personal property located within the City of Fall River.    In addition, they also vote on approvals or denials of all abatement and exemptions that are filed.
The Board of Assessor’s is also obligated by state law to assess all real property at full and fair cash value as of January 1 of each year preceding the fiscal year.  The fiscal year is July 1st through June 30th.  Full and fair cash value is defined as 100% of fair market value.  What a willing buyer is prepared to offer a willing seller.

Contact Information

One Government Center, Room 313
Fall River, MA 02722
T: 508.324.2300
F: 508.324.2301