2013 Board of Review
Thursday, August 1 2013
TIME: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: at the Taycheedah Town Hall
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Sec. 70.45 of Wis. Statutes the assessment roll for the Year 2013 assessment was open for examination on Monday, July 15th, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to11:00 a.m. at the Taycheedah Town Hall, located at W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac.
NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Taycheedah shall hold its first working meeting on Thursday, August 1st, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the Taycheedah Town Hall, located at W4295 Kiekhaefer Parkway, Fond du Lac.
Please be advised of the following requirements:
No person shall be allowed to appear before the Board of Review to testify to the Board by telephone or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the Assessor to view such property.
After the first meeting of the Board of Review and before the Board's final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the Board of Review may contact, or provide information to, a member of the Board about the person's objection except at a session of the Board.
No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard, if the objection is allowed because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that person must also provide to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board member and, if so, which member will be removed and the person's reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.
When appearing before the Board, the person shall specify, in writing, the person's estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person's objections and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate.
No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method; unless the person supplies to the Assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under Section 73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The municipality or county shall provide by ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the Assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exemptions for persons using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court. The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Section 19.35(1).
The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone.
Dated the 26th day of June, 2013.
Brenda A. Schneider, Town Clerk
Board of Review
August 1, 2013
at the Taycheedah Town Hall
The Town of Taycheedah reconvened the 2013 Board of Review met on Thursday, August 1st, 2013, at 5:30 p.m., at the Town Hall. Members present were Jerry Guelig, John Abler, Clarence Kraus, Tim Simon, Mike Wirtz and Brenda Schneider. Also present was Assessor Bill Huck.
Chairman Guelig noted that Supervisor Mike Wirtz and Clerk Brenda Schneider have completed the mandatory State of Wisconsin Board of Review certification on April 27, 2012.
Motion by Tim Simon, second by Jerry Guelig, to nominate Brenda Schneider as the 2013 Board of Review Chairperson. Motion carried (5-0). Abstention-Brenda Schneider.
The 2013 Assessment Roll is now complete. Assessor William Huck signed the Assessor's Affidavit.
Notices of Change in Assessment were mailed to affected property owners on June 28th, 2013.
The Assessor conducted Open Book on July 15th, 2013; from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Notices of Open Book changes were provided in-person to affected property owners on July 15th, 2013.
Harold Schmitz, Jr., filed an objection with the Clerk in-person on August 1st. Mr. Schmitz refuses to waive his right to 48 hours to prepare. The Board of Review will be rescheduled to hear Mr. Schmitz's oral testimony.
No other objections were filed by 7:30 p.m.
The 2013 Board of Review will reconvene on Monday, August 12th, at 8:30 p.m., to hear testimony from Harold Schmitz, Jr.
Having no other business to attend to at this time, motion by Mike Wirtz, second by John Abler, to adjourn the Board of Review until Monday, August 12th, at 8:30 p.m. Motion carried (6-0).
Brenda A. Schneider, Clerk
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