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  • Norwalk political notes: Appointments, a non-retirement

    Updated, 3 p.m.: More information regarding P&Z structure. NORWALK, Conn. – Some Norwalk political notes for you: Cherichetti named P&Z assistant director, position’s duties shift Biagiarelli apparently likes working Levin appointed to Conservation

  • Some Norwalk photos: Taxpayers in line

    NORWALK, Conn. — The City Hall walk-up window has been getting plenty of use recently, as evidenced in a set of photos submitted to NancyOnNorwalk. Although taxpayers were granted an extension to Oct. 1, many people are instead heading to City Hall to pay their taxes as soon as possible. Lines have formed, reportedly all…

  • Norwalk tax sale nets $4.25M

    NORWALK, Conn. — The results are in on Norwalk’s tax sale – seven properties and 41 marina slip units were transferred to new owners on Jan. 19 and Jan. 27, after the six month redemption periods ended. “The collection of more than $4.25 million in back taxes makes this tax sale successful.   We exceeded our…

  • Day 11 of Holiday Clickbait: The tax collector’s cats

    NORWALK, Conn. — Two are great, one is a disaster. So said Norwalk Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli of her three “wonderful” cats – brought to you here as the 11th day of 12 Days of Holiday Clickbait! This story will change your view of the feline kingdom forever.

  • Norwalk tax sale concludes with surprise twist

    NORWALK, Conn. – The plot thickened with Norwalk’s tax sale on Wednesday, with the news that 14 more boat slips were “sold” and an announcement that a bidder had been disqualified. It became apparent that there were unpaid taxes connected to the winning bid for 94 Lexington Ave., the William Moore Lodge, Tax Collector Tax…

  • $3.2 million collected on tax sale properties to date

    NORWALK, Conn. – As of the close of business on Thursday, June 30, the tax collector’s office had received payments totaling in excess of $3.2 million on properties included in the tax sale, according to Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli. This amount is the total collected on tax sale properties since the first notices of the…

  • Norwalk’s ‘rainy day fund’ grows $4.8M; Rilling credits tax collector, dept. heads

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk got word this week that it’s financial house is in better shape than expected: The city’s “rainy day fund” is on track to grow by $4.8 million this year, thanks to greater-than-expected tax collections and a $1.4 million reduction to the assigned fund balances for the city and the Board of…

  • Norwalk tax assessor is now owner of home won in tax sale, which brought in $5.1 M

    Norwalk tax assessor is now owner of home won in tax sale, which brought in $5.1 M

    NORWALK, Conn. – It’s official – the big prize in last fall’s tax sale has gone to Norwalk Tax Assessor Michael Stewart. The 2014 Tax Sale yielded $5.1 million in tax collections – a big prize for the city – with eight properties deeded to new owners, Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli said in a Friday…

  • Norwalk tax warrant program yields $2 million in collections

    NORWALK, Conn. – The Tax Collector’s Office has collected in excess of $2 million in back taxes and interest under the alias tax warrant program that began in September 2008, according to Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli. The Board of Estimate and Taxation and the city administration had expressed a desire for increased collection enforcement activity…

  • Norwalk tax sale yields $5.1 million for city coffers

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s biennial tax sale ran the gamut Monday, from in-demand properties that drew high bids to some apparent bargains to some properties that drew no interest at all. Some of the properties drew bids eight to 10 times what was owed in back taxes. A property at 14 Oakledge Circle with a…

  • City collects $4M in back taxes, but 96 delinquents remain 3 weeks before tax sale

    Correction 10:06 a.m. Tuesday, July 1: The link has been fixed. NORWALK, Conn. – Choices are narrowing, but there are still bargains to be had as Norwalk’s biennial tax sale draws near. The good news for the overwhelming majority of Norwalkers who won’t be looking to pick up a quick property or boat slip is…

  • Tax bills are on the way: All you need to know

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli said in a Wednesday email that city taxpayers can expect to find their tax bill in the mail between now and the end of June. Biagiarelli’s statement: Statements for approximately $320 million in real estate, motor vehicle, and business personal property taxes and sewer use charges are…

  • Tax sale publicity generates $3.3M in back payments

    NORWALK, Conn. – Money has been rolling in as publicity began for Norwalk’s next auction of properties for non-payment of taxes. According to a Friday email from Norwalk Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli, “We are down to 126 properties (including 55 boat slips)  and up to $3.3 million collected as of May 30.”

  • Norwalk tax collector explains, defends tax sale process

    NORWALK, Conn. – Boards in the City Hall lobby might seem humiliating to the Norwalk property owners who are delinquent on their taxes, but tax sales are the best option available to collect the money and the publicity-seek tactic works, Norwalk Tax Collector Lisa Biagiarelli said. For one, the publicity makes it more likely that…