Published, April 8, 2022
posted, 3 places April 8, 2022
BOARD OF REVIEW
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Cold Spring of Jefferson County shall hold
its first meeting on the 25th day of May, 2022at the Town Hall, N1409 Fremont Rd. The Board of Review will
begin at 4:00 PM and be held for a minimum of two hours.
Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements
if appearing before the Board:
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 enter onto property to conduct an exterior view such property being
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 or contest the amount of 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 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 that estimate.
No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or subject or object to
a valuation; if that valuation was made by the Assessor or the Objector using the income method; unless the person
supplies the Assessor all of the information about income and expenses as specified in the manual under Sec.
73.03(2a), that the Assessor requests. The Town of Cold Spring has an ordinance for the confidentiality of
information about income and expenses that is provided to the Assessor under this paragraph which provides
exemptions for persons using 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 determined that it is
inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under Section 19.35(1) of Wis. Statutes.
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
Town of Cold Spring
Lisa Griep, clerk
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