Details for LA CROSSE CITY CLERK - Ad from 2023-05-20

CITY OF LA CROSSE OFFICIAL NOTICE OF OPEN BOOK AND BOARD OF REVIEW Notice of Open Book/Examination of Assessment Roll NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to sec. 70.45 of the Wisconsin Statutes, the 2023 Assessment Rolls for the City of La Crosse will be open for examination on the following date: Wednesday, June 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. If you wish to discuss your assessment or make an appointment during Open Book, please contact the assessment office at 608-789-7525. 2023 assessments may be viewed on La Crosse County website under Land Records/Parcel Search. Notice of Board of Review Meeting NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Board of Review for the City of La Crosse will meet for a minimum of two hours on Friday, July 7, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 400 La Crosse Street, La Crosse, Wisconsin to for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session and to consider objection notices filed and, if applicable, order/schedule hearings, whereby sworn testimony from property owners objecting to their property assessments will be taken pursuant to sec. 70.47(1), Wis. Stats. The following dates have been reserved if necessary for the purpose of hearing objections if filings are deemed acceptable by the Board of Review: Thursday, July 13 and Friday, July 14, 2023. Instructional materials for anyone wishing to object to valuations under sec. 70.47, Wis. Stats. can be obtained by contacting the City Clerk 608-789-7510 or the Assessor 608-789-7525. A notice of intent to file an objection must be made to the City Clerk at least 48 hours prior to the first meeting of the Board of Review. A waiver of the 48-hour notice may be granted by the Board of Review during the first two hours of the meeting on July 7, 2023, if the applicant shows good cause for the failure to meet the 48-hour requirement. The City Clerk can be reached by telephone at 608-789-7510 during office hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. City Hall is open for public access Monday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to file objections with the City Clerk. If visiting on a Friday, please call the City Clerk’s Office as the City Hall lobby is not open. Be advised of the following requirements pursuant to sec. 70.47, Wis. Stats.: 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 that 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 under s.70.47(3)(a), that person provides to the Clerk of the Board of Review and/or Assessor notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under s.70.47(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 Board of Review, 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 s. 73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The municipality 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). Nikki M. Elsen, WCMC La Crosse City Clerk Published in the La Crosse Tribune: May 20, 2023. 5/20 121234 WNAXLP