HELPFUL INFORMATION ON APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD OF REVIEW
The Board of Review system was established by the Wisconsin Statutes to give taxpayers a method of appealing their property assessments. Before beginning this appeal process, you can informally appeal to the City Assessor’s office. Sometimes, a telephone call and/or an informal discussion with the Assessor may help you understand your assessment and no further action may be required. If you would like your property reviewed by the Assessor’s Office, you must complete a Request for Review form. Call 414 768-8052 for more information. After the Assessor’s Office reviews the information and conducts an interior inspection of the property, a determination will be made regarding the present value. If you still feel that your assessment does not accurately reflect the condition and value of your property, you should apply for a formal hearing before the Board of Review. The Board of Review consists of five citizens of the City of South Milwaukee that are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Common Council. They sit in an open hearing, much like a judge or jury, and listen to the testimony, ask questions for clarification, and then make their decision.
To formally appeal the assessment for your property, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (414) 762-2222.
Board of Review Terms:
Tom Bellart 4/30/2022
Gregory Dufek 4/30/2020
John Haslam 4/30/2021
Carol Bzdawka 4/30/2018
Sharon Mehre 4/30/2021
Donna M. Plotz (alternate) 4/30/2022
Vacant (2nd Alternate)
The date of the first Board of Review meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm then adjourn until Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 1:00-3:00 pm.
To appear before the Board of Review, you must file your intent by 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017.
Open Book July 21st, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.