Open Book & Board of Review
Open Book Meeting – The statutory Open Book date is April 13, 2021 from 8 am – 4 pm. To comply with recommendations of health officials for social distancing due to COVID-19 virus, assessment staff will not be meeting in person with property owners at City Hall. Assessment staff will be available to answer questions in reference to your assessment by phone or by email beginning April 7, 2021 through April 16, 2021. If you need special arrangements, please contact the assessor’s office prior to April 13, 2021.
Board of Review Meeting – Board of Review is scheduled for May 13, 2021 with hearings starting at 9 a.m. Property owners are encouraged to speak with the assessor regarding their assessments prior to the meeting of the Board of Review. If you wish to appeal your assessment to the Board of Review, resources can be found under Open Book and Board of Review.
Open Book is held before the Board of Review. During this session, the municipality’s assessment roll (which lists all the municipality’s properties) is open for examination. The property owner can informally discuss the property value with the local assessor. If the property value is changed at Open Book, the assessor corrects the assessment roll.
Board of Review (BOR) is a quasi-judicial body with duties and powers defined by Wis. Stats. Stats. Sec 70.46 & 70.48 as follows:
- Adjust assessments when they are proven incorrect by sworn oral testimony
- Correct any errors or omissions in the descriptions or computations found on the assessment roll
- Check the assessment roll for omitted property and double assessments
Objection Form Download the objection form. Submit your completed form to the Clerk by 9 a.m. on May 11, 2021. You may submit via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If submitting electronically, call the Clerk at (920) 886-6110 to confirm receipt of your submission. It is highly recommended that all residents wishing to appeal review the resources below.
Property Assessment Appeal Guide from Department of Revenue