22 10 26 Adjourned Board of Review Minutes

Town of Oulu
Adjourned Board of Review Meeting
October 26, 2022 ~ 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall

The October 26, 2023 Adjourned Board of Review was called to order by Jonathan Hamilton, Chair at 5:00 p.m. at the town hall. The meeting had been properly publicized in compliance with the Wisconsin Open Meeting Law.

Roll Call: Members present: Jonathan Hamilton, Ed Burhans, Timothy Ciembronowicz, Diana Reijo, clerk, Marjorie Lahti, alternate, and assessors Robert & Perri Campbell.

Proof of Publication: Diana Reijo, clerk stated the board of review and open book notice was posted on September 22, 2022 at Oulu Pines, Oulu Town Hall, Town Hall door, Solid Waste Transfer Site and the town website.

Election of Chairperson: Motion by Reijo, second by Burhans to nominate Jonathan Hamilton as chairperson. Motion by Reijo, second by Ciembronowicz to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Jonathan Hamilton as chairperson. Roll call vote: YES: Burhans, Hamilton, Ciembronowicz, Reijo. NO: None. ABSTAIN: None. ABSENT: None. Motion carried by roll call vote.

Election of Vice-Chair: Motion by Burhans, second by Reijo to nominate Timothy Ciembronowicz as vice-chair. Motion by Reijo, second by Burhans to close nominations and cast a unanimous ballot for Timothy Ciembronowicz as vice-chair. Roll call vote: YES: Burhans, Hamilton, Ciembronowicz, Reijo. NO: None. ABSTAIN: None. ABSENT: None. Motion carried by roll call vote.

Verification of Mandatory Training: Clerk’s affidavit was read verifying that Diana Reijo (May 4, 2022) and Jonathan Hamilton (October 25, 2022) viewed the Department of Revenue Board of Review training program. Certification expires in 2023.

Verification of Confidentiality of Income and Expenses Ordinance: Clerk verified the Town of Oulu has an Ordinance 15-03 Relating to Confidentiality of Income and Expenses Provided to Assessor for Assessment Purposes.

Filing and summary of Annual Assessment Report by Assessor’s Office: Perri Campbell submitted the assessor’s Annual Assessment Report for the 2022. Assessors stated the notices for change of assessment were mailed out on September 25, 2022.

Receipt of the Assessment Roll: Perri and Robert Campbell presented the 2022 Assessment Roll to the clerk.

Receipt of Assessment Roll and Sworn Statements from the Assessor: The clerk received the assessment roll and sworn affidavit statements.

Assessment Roll and Statutory Duties: Members of the Board of Review examined the assessment roll checking for omitted property, double assessment property and correct descriptions.

Certify all Corrections of Error Under State Law: Board members certified there were no corrections of error.

Open Book Changes Included in the Assessment Roll: Perri Campbell, assessor stated open book changes were included in the assessment roll.

Taxpayers Examine Assessment Roll: Taxpayers and members of the Board of Review examined the assessment roll.

Consideration of:

  • Waivers of the required 48-hour notice of intent to file an objection when there is good cause:
    No waivers filed.
  • Requests for waiver of the BOR hearing allowing the property owner an appeal directly to circuit court – No requests filed.
  • Requests to testify by telephone or submit sworn written statement - No requests filed.
  • Subpoena requests - No requests filed.
  • Act on any other legally allowed/required Board of Review matters – No other matters
  • Review Notices of Intent to File Objection. No notices filed.
  • Proceed to hear objections, if any and if proper notice/waivers given unless scheduled for another date: No objections filed.
  • Consider/act on scheduling additional Board of Review date(s) – N/A

Motion by Ciembronowicz, second by Burhans to adjourn. Meeting adjourned at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Diana Reijo, Clerk