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May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

MAY 14, 2024, 4:00 – 6:00 P.M.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review shall hold its first full session on date and time stated above, at the Town Hall, corner of Potter and Cobb Roads (W4614 Potter Road, Elkhorn WI 53121).  Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board.

  • 70.47(7)(aa), Wis. Stats. provides that the BOR may deny a hearing to a property owner who does not allow the assessor to complete an exterior view. However, the Wisconsin Supreme Court expressed due process concerns regarding a similarly worded statute in Milewski v. Town of Dover, 2017 WI 79, 377 Wis. 2d 38, 899 N.W.2d 303. It is DOR’s recommendation to allow a BOR hearing even if the property owner denied an interior Back to table of contents 7 2023 Guide for Board of Review Members or exterior view. The lack of access to view, and the credibility of evidence offered can be managed as an evidentiary issue at a BOR hearing, rather than denying access to the BOR.
  • After the first BOR meeting and before the BOR’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the BOR may contact, or provide information to, a member of the BOR about that person’s objection except at a BOR session
  • No person may appear before the BOR, testify to the BOR by phone or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the BOR or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under sub. (3)(a), that person provides to the BOR clerk a notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under sub. (6m) 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 BOR, the person must specify in writing, the person’s estimate of the land value and improvements that the person is objecting and the person must specify the information used to arrive at that estimate
  • No person may appear before the BOR, testify to the BOR by phone or object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method; unless no later than seven days before the first meeting of the BOR the person supplies to the assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Wisconsin Property Assessment Manual under sec. 73.03(2a), Wis. Stats., that the assessor requests. The municipality or county 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 is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under sec. 19.35(1), Wis. Stats., unless a court determines before the first meeting of the BOR that the information is inaccurate.

Cairie L. Virrueta, Clerk-Treasurer
262.723.4321 | [email protected] |5573 Bowers Rd, Elkhorn, WI 53121


This notice posted at least 15 days prior in accordance with Wis. Stats. Chapter 985.02(2) on the Town’s website, lafayettewcwi.gov and at Town Hall, W4614 Potter Road.

Date: February 22, 2024                                                    Attest:  Cairie L. Virrueta, Clerk Treasurer


May 14
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