OPEN BOOK AND BOARD OF REVIEW

     

TOWN   OF LINCOLN

NOTICE OF OPEN BOOK 

AND BOARD OF REVIEW

NOTICE IS   HEREBY GIVEN That the Board of Review for the Town of Lincoln of Eau Claire   County shall hold its first meeting on May 8, 2019, from 2:30pm until  4:30pm at the Lincoln Town Hall. Open Book is scheduled for April 18,2019, from Noon until 2:00pm.

It is highly   recommended that parties interested in discussing their assessment first see   the assessor at the Open Book Session. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before The   Board of Review:

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 to testify or contest the amount of an assessment   unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the Board of Review 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 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 the estimate. 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 Town Clerk to complete and   submit the required objection form supplied by the Town, prior to appearing   before the Board of Review. Objections   will be scheduled, for hearing, by the Board in the order in which they are   received by the Town Clerk.

Town of Lincoln

Susan Mayer, Clerk

(715) 225-4874