NOTICE OF 2019 BOARD OF REVIEW INFORMATION: If you would like a copy of the notice please click here! Notice is hereby given that the 2019 Board of Review for the Town of Sevastopol, Door County, Wisconsin, shall hold its meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019, beginning at 1:00 o’clock p.m. at the Sevastopol Town Hall, 4528 State Highway 57, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235. Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the board of review and procedural requirements if appearing before the board: 1.   No person will 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 the property. 2.   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. 3.   The board of review may not hear an objection to the amount or valuation of property unless, at least 48 hours before the board's first scheduled meeting, the objector provides to the board's clerk written or oral notice of an intent to file an objection, except that upon a showing of good cause and the submission of a written objection, the board shall waive that requirement during the first two hours of the board's first scheduled meeting, and the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days with proof of extraordinary circumstances for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and failure to appear before the board of review during the first two hours of the first scheduled meeting. 4.   Objections to the amount or valuation of property shall first be made in writing and filed with the clerk of the board of review within the first 2 hours of the board's first scheduled meeting, except that, upon evidence of extraordinary circumstances, the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days. The board may require objections to the amount or valuation of property to be submitted on forms approved by the Department of Revenue, and the board shall require that any forms include stated valuations of the property in question. Persons who own land and improvements to that land may object to the aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but no person who owns land and improvements to that land may object only to the valuation of that land or only to the valuation of improvements to that land. No person may be allowed in any action or proceedings to question the amount or valuation of property unless the written objection has been filed and that person in good faith presented evidence to the board in support of the objections and made full disclosure before the board, under oath, of all of that person's property liable to assessment in the district and the value of that property. The requirement that objections be in writing may be waived by express action of the board. 5.   When appearing before the board of review, the objecting 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. 6.   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 of valuation, unless the person supplies the assessor with all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the assessor's manual under s. 73.03(2a), Wis. stats., that the assessor requests. The Town of Sevastopol has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph that provides exceptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their officer or by order of a court.* The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35(1), Wis. stats. 7.   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 unless the Board, in its discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement.   8.   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), Wis. stats., that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for the removal of a member of the board of review and, if so, which member, and provides a reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take. Notice is hereby given this 28th day of May, 2019. Amy M. Flok, Clerk – Town of Sevastopol 4528 State Highway 57, Sturgeon Bay WI 54235 Telephone: (920) 746-1230      Fax:  (920) 746-1245 Email: [email protected]

Town of Sevastopol

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Your Opinion Matters!  Town of Sevastopol citizens, business proprietors and property owners have the opportunity to provide input on how they want their Town to look in 20 years.  With the assistance of Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission, we are now in the beginning stages of updating our Comprehensive Plan that was adopted in 2008.

 

Bay-Lake is a planning agency serving Northeast Wisconsin in a variety of community assistance programs and services.  Following a project timeline, the Town had an informal kick off with a public participation get-together on August 7.  About 30 participants were divided into three working groups and asked to list topics most important to the community.  We discussed items ranging from infrastructure, economic development, balance between residential and rural neighborhoods, zoning and broadband.

 

The Town is now asking for your input on the course of future development and/or preservation.  To accomplish this, Bay-Lake has prepared an inter-active online portal and survey on its website.  The information gathered will be used to help establish the desired outcomes in this planning effort.  To access the survey online, go to https://baylakerpc.org/about/surveys and click the “Town of Sevastopol Community Survey” circle on the right.  Paper surveys are also available in the town office. Responses to the survey will be accepted until December 15, 2018.

 

 

The entire  Plan is available at the Town Office and also can be viewed online through the Door County Planning & Zoning Department at http://map.co.door.wi.us/planning/Comp-Plan_2035.htm   and scroll down to "Completed Comprehensive Plans."