NOTICE OF THE BOARD OF REVIEW
Town of Auburn
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Auburn of
Chippewa County shall hold its
meeting on the 8th day of June, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00 P.M. at the Town Hall.
Open book will be held on the 8th day of June, from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 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 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 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 wiaver 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 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 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 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 subject or
object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income
method; unless the person supplies the Assessor all of the information about the income and expenses,
as specified in the manual under Sec.73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The Town of Auburn
has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided
to the Assessor under this paragraph which provides exemptions for persons using 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 determined that it is inaccurate, is
not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Section 19.35 (1) of Wis. Statues.
The Board of Review 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 Auburn
Judy K. Misner