Notices


PROCLAMATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY IN GRANT COUNTY
Grant County issued aProclamation of Public Health Emergency on 3/24/2020.


OPEN BOOK

  Pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats, the assessment roll for the Year 2020 assessment will be open for examination starting on the 15th day of June, 2020 at 1:00p.m., until 3:00p.m.

Additionally, the assessor shall be available on the 15th day of June, 2020 at the Georgetown Hall, 1233 St. Rose Rd. from 1:00p.m. to  3:00p.m.

Instructional material will be provided at the open book to persons who wish to object to

valuations under s. 70.47, Wis. Stats.

Notice is hereby given this 28th day of May, 2020 by:

Kim Kieler, Clerk for the Town of Smelser

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW

STATE OF WISCONSIN

Town of Smelser ,Grant County

 

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Smelser, Grant County, Wisconsin,

shall hold its first meeting on June 22, 2020, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the Georgetown Hall, 1233 St. Rose

Road, Cuba City, WI.

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 enter onto property to conduct an exterior view such property being assessed.

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. Open book shall occur no less than 7 days prior to the board of review.

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 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 2 hours of the board’s first schedule 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 2 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 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 Smelser has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph that provided exceptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their office or by order of a court. The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that is 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 4th day of June, 2020                    

 

                                                                                                                                Kim Kieler, Clerk

 

 

 

 

Board of Review

Notice of Meeting to Adjourn to a Later Date

Town of Smelser, Grant County

The Board of Review will meet on the 14th day of May, 2020, immediately following the

monthly meeting at the Georgetown Hall, for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into

session during the 45 day period beginning on the 4th Monday of April, pursuant to

Wis. Stat. §70.47(1).

Due to the current public health crisis related to COVID-19, the BOR will immediately adjourn and

no other action will be taken at the meeting. It is anticipated that the Board of Review will be adjourned until the 11thday of June, 2020 at 6pm.

Notice is hereby given this 14th day of May, 2020 by:

Kim Kieler, Clerk

                                                    

 

                 

                 





 
 
 GET RID OF OLD MEDICATIONS

The communities below have permanent drop off sites for your old or unwanted medications. Items that are accepted at all four sites without calling ahead are: pills/capsules (prescription and over the counter) and sealed medicine powder packets (place packets in a sealed Ziploc type bag).

Platteville: The Platteville Police Department at 164 North Fourth Street. The items are accepted 7 days a week        /24 hours a day. However, liquids, lotions, ointments, and patches are accepted only if they are securely             sealed in a Ziploc type bag, one bottle per bag. (608)348-2313.

Muscoda: The Muscoda Police Department at 206 North Wisconsin Avenue. Medications can be dropped off          whenever village hall is open. Call ahead to drop off liquids. (608)739-3144.

Lancaster: Lancaster Police Department Lobby. Medication is accepted 7 days a week/24 hours a day. Drop off      pills in their original containers or seal the pills in a Ziploc type bag. Call ahead for liquids, lotions,                    ointments, and patches. Please securely seal these items in a Ziploc type bag, one bottle per bag. (608)723-      4188.

Fennimore: Memorial Building, 860 Lincoln Avenue. Medication is accepted whenever Memorial Building is            open. Call ahead for liquids. (608)822-3215

Dickeyville: The Dickeyville Police Department at 500 East Avenue. (608)568-7284

THEY CANNOT TAKE:

Thermometers-Hydrogen Peroxide-Inhalers-Bloody or Infectious Waste-Needles (sharps) Auto Injectors-Aerosol Cans


2020 RECYCLING INSTRUCTIONS                         




Recycing collection willl be on Thursdays of every other week, as noted below

 January 3*, 16, 30        February 13, 27            March  12, 26                April 9, 23

May 7, 21                      June 4, 18                    July 2, 16, 30                     August 13, 27

Sept 11*, 24                   October 8, 22            November 5, 19       December  3, 17, 31

* denotes schedule changes during holiday weeks

 Due to New Year's Day collection will be January 4th

 Due to Independence Day collection will be Friday, July 5th

 

Please have items out for collection by 7:00 am.

ITEMS BANNED FROM LANDFILLS:

Appliances - Tires - Used motor oil - Lead acid batteries

Wet paint - Yard waste - Electronics (TV's, computer components,

fax machines, DVD players, VCR's and DVR's)

For more information contact (608) 348-9586

Additional information can be found at www.fahertyincorporated.com


RECYCLING INSTRUCTIONS

PLASTICS                            Household container plastics #1 through #7 are recyclable. Plastic bags(grocery,

                                         newspaper, etc.-no black or brown bags) that are clean and dry should be                                                          placed inside a clear or transparent bag and tied shut; full bag should be no larger                                            than a basketball. Plastic items that are not recyclable include: Formed                                                              styrofoam peanuts and oil bottles.

METALS                               Tin and aluminum food, beverage and aerosol cans can be recycled. They should                                                be empty and the plastic tops removed. Cardboard sided juice cans and paints                                                 cans are not  recyclable. Small items of scrap metal may also be recycled (pots,                                                 pans, toasters, etc), nothing smaller than 2 inches or larger than a basketball and                                               weighing more than 10 lbs.

GLASS                                   Green, brown, blue and clear bottles and jars only. Windows, mirrors,                                                                 glassware,ceramics and light bulbs are not recyclable.

PAPER                                   Newspaper, magazines, office paper, phone books, paper milk and and juice                                                     carton and junk mail should be placed loose in the recycling bin. Tissue or paper                                               towels, food and candy wrappers are not recyclable. Gift wrapping paper (non-foil                                            type) is also recyclable.

CARDBOARD                         All cardboard boxes including paperboard (cereal boxes, etc) are recyclable. Wax                                              and plastic coated cardboard are not recyclable. Please flatten boxes; pieces                                                      should be no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet.

                                      Recyclables may be mixed in clear or transparent bags and placed in bins.

                                                Drivers look for the bins to determine if a stop is needed.

Please rinse containers.

Preparing recyclables correctly is important for the Recycling Centers

automated single-stream sorting process. Proper preparation ensures that recyclables will not

be land filled, helping keep your communities' cost down. 




 


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