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NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW

Village of Rothschild

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Village of Rothschild shall meet on Monday June 2, 2014 from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild, WI. If necessary, additional dates will be used to reconvene said meeting, as determined by the Board.

Please be advised of the following requirements:

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 2 hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board member(s) and, if so, which member will be removed and the persons' 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 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 manual under Section 73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The Village 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 exemptions 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 Wisconsin State Statutes 19.35(1).

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.

Anyone wishing to file an objection must contact the Village Clerk to complete and submit the required objection form supplied by the Village, prior to appearing before the Board of Review. Objections will be scheduled to be heard by the Board in the order in which the Clerk receives them.

The assessment roll will be open for inspection from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, May16th through June 2, 2014 in the Village Clerk's Office, at the Village Hall, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild, WI. Informal open hearings with the Assessor will be held from 10:00AM - 12:00 PM on Friday May 16, 2014 in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild, WI.

Dated this 1st day of May 2014.

Debbie Espeland

Clerk/Treasurer

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