Notice of Board of Review
The Town of Seymour Board of Review will meet on the 28th day of May, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Seymour Town Hall for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the thirty day period beginning on the 4th Monday of April, pursuant to s. 70.47(1), Wis. Stats.
Pursuant to s.70.47(2). Wis. Stats.:
The Board of Review may deny a person’s request 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 BOR meeting and before the BOR’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the BOR may contact, or provide information to, a member of the BOR about that person’s objection except at a BOR session (sec 70.47(7)(aa), Wis Statutes.
No person may appear before the BOR, testify to the BOR by phone or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the BOR or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under sub. (3) (a), that person provides to the BOR clerk a 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 that the hearing will take.
When appearing before the BOR., the person must specify in writing, his or her estimate of the land value and improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and the person must specify the information that he or she used to arrive at that estimate.
No person may appear before the BOR, testify to the board by phone, or object to a valuation; if the assessor or the objector made the valuation using the income method; unless the person supplies the assessor with all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the assessor’s manual under state law (sec.73.03 (2a), Wis. Stats.), that the assessor requests. The Town of Seymour 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 information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their office or by order of a court. The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under (sec.19.35 (1), Wis. stats.
Notice is hereby given this 1st day of April, 2019 by:
Town of Seymour Clerk Treasurer