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Preston grand list up slightly

Preston — The grand list of taxable properties remained relatively unchanged over last year, with just a 0.8% overall increase, the largest percentage increase in motor vehicle values, Assessor Mildred Peringer said.

The net grand list after removing exempt properties totaled $444,013,380 as of Oct. 1, 2019, an increase of $3.8 million, or 0.8%, over 2019's list. Real estate values totaled $368,944,346, up by nearly $2.5 million, a 0.68% increase. Motor vehicles had the strongest increase, $1.57 million, or 4%, to a total of $41,121,762.

Personal property values dropped by nearly $255,000, or 0.7%, to a total of $33,947,272.

The top 10 Preston real estate taxpayers:

1. Covanta SE Connecticut Co., $33,764,700.

2. Julia Tate Holdings LLC (Hilton Garden Inn), $10,125,000.

3. Strawberry Park Resort Campground Inc., $2,554,350.

4. Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, $1,597,340.

5. PAF Commercial Realty LLC (Flemings shopping center and other properties), $1,100,760.

6. Migliaccio Margaret and William (Hidden Acres Campground and other properties), $1,016,540.

7. Shane J. Pollack, $929,800.

8. Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority, $907,410.

9. Strawberry Park Properties LLC, $821,100.

10. Henry E. Watson, $814,060.


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