NOTICE OF MEETING TO ADJOURN BOARD OF REVIEW TO LATER DATE
Town of New Hope, Portage County
The Board of Review will meet on the 31st day of May, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 9785 Town Hall Road, for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the forty-five day period beginning on the 4th Monday of April, pursuant to s. 70.47 (1) of Wis. Stats.
Due to the fact the assessment roll is not completed at this time, the Board of Review will be adjourned until the 12th day of June, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
No person will 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 enter onto property to conduct an exterior view such property being assessed.
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 under s.70.47 (3) (a), Wis. stats., that person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under sub. (6m)(a) and if so, which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time 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 objection 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 the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under s. 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 exceptions 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 s. 19.35 (1).
Pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats., the assessment roll will be open for examination on the 31st day of May, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Town Hall. Additionally, the assessor shall be available on the 31st day of May, 2018 at the Town Hall from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Instructional material will be provided at the open book to persons who wish to object to valuations under s. 70.47, Wis. Stats.
Notice is hereby given this 11th day of May, 2018 by: Kari Yenter, Town Clerk