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408 Sylvia Lake Road, Gouverneur, NY 13642

There are three seats on the Board of Assessment Review. Currently, the Chairman is Donna Brown. Other members are Rich Weaver, and Candy Brown. The Board of Assessment Review holds Grievance Day on the fourth Tuesday of May from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Fowler Town Hall.
Residents who disagree with their assessment are urged to meet '\vith the Town Assessors to discuss their assessments PRIOR to presenting their grievance to the Board of Assessment Review. To make arrangements to meet with an assessor at the Town Hall, please call the Assessors at 315-287-0045 Ext 2. 


After meeting with the assessors' residents who still wish to grieve their assessments may do so at the date and time previously outlined. The Board will review grievances and then make a decision to either lower the property owner's assessment or leave the assessment the same. Residents who have filed a grievance are notified of the outcome by U.S. Mail. 

Key Facts


  • Location: Town of Fowler, NY

  • Property: controls more than 80,000 acres of mineral rights of which approximately 2,700 acres have both fee simple surface and mineral rights

  • 1,754 acres near Gouverneur where the ESM #4 mine, mill and tailings disposal facility are located

  • 703 acres in the town of Edwards, including the Edwards mine

  • 242 acres covering the Pierrepont mine

  • Primary metal: zinc

  • Secondary metals: none

  • Type of mining: underground

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