2022 Board of Review
Posted:TOWN OF SUGAR CREEK
BOARD OF REVIEW
Notice is hereby given of the board of review for the Town of Sugar Creek, Walworth County, Wisconsin will meet at the town hall, on the 28th day of July, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The town hall is located at N6641 County Road H, Elkhorn, WI 53121. Formal objection forms and appointments for board of review hearings are available at the town clerk’s office on Monday, Tuesday or Thursdays. The clerk’s office is located at the town hall on County Road H, (262) 742-3383. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirement 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 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 because the person has been granted a waiver 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 objections, 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 improvement 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 of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Assessor’s manual under s. 73.03 (2a), that the Assessor requests. The Town of Sugar Creek 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) of Wis. Statues.
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 persons may testify by telephone.
Dated this 28th day of June, 2022
Diane Boyd, Town Clerk
OPEN BOOK SESSION
The Town of Sugar Creek will hold open book sessions at the town hall on Monday,
July 11, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m.
Formal objection forms will be available for the Board of Review at Open Book