Notice of the Board of Review
For the Town of Union
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Union, of Pierce County, shall hold its first meeting on June 4, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Town of Union Hall. Open Book will be held prior to Board of Review, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board:
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 of Review 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 contact the 48-hour notice of 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 the person provides to the clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and, if so, which members will be removed and the person's reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.
When appearing before the Board of Review, the person shall specify, in writing, the person's estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are subject of the person's objection, and specify the information that the person used to arrive at this estimate.
No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board of Review by telephone, or object to a valuation, if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method of valuation; unless the person supplies the Assessor all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Assessor's manual under Sec. 73.03(2a) of WI Statutes, that the Assessor requests.
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 person may testify by telephone.
Town of Union Clerk
Published May 20, 2009 20 1C