[Adopted as § 2.08 of the 1961 Code]
The Board of Review shall consist of the Village President, the Village Clerk/Treasurer, the Village Manager, one Village Trustee, and two other adult residents of the Village to be appointed by the President and confirmed by the Village Board at an April meeting of the Village Board held after the annual municipal election. In addition, a member shall be the Treasurer of Joint School District No. 2 of the Village of Fox Point in Milwaukee County and the Village of Bayside in Milwaukee and Ozaukee Counties, provided the Treasurer is a resident of Fox Point. If the Treasurer is not a resident of Fox Point, then such member of Joint School District No. 2 who is a resident of the Village of Fox Point and is appointed by the President and confirmed by the Village Board shall be a member of the Board of Review.
The term of all members shall expire at the April meeting of the Village Board held after the annual municipal election.
Alternate members to the Village of Fox Point Board of Review may be appointed and may serve as follows. Alternate members shall be Village residents, and may include public officers and public employees. One alternate member shall be appointed annually by the Village President, subject to the confirmation of the Village Board, for a term of three years, provided that initially three alternate members shall be appointed for terms of one, two and three years, respectively. At the time of their appointment, each alternate member shall be designated as either first, second, or third alternate, to establish the priority of all alternate members, and this priority may be revised annually by the Village President subject to the confirmation of the Village Board. The first alternate member shall act with full power when one member is absent, refuses, or is otherwise unavailable to hear an objection. The second alternate member shall act with full power when two members (or one member and the first alternate member) are absent, refuse, or are otherwise unavailable to hear an objection. The third alternate member shall act with full power when three members (or two members and the first or second alternate member; or one member and the first and second alternate members) are absent, refuse, or are otherwise unavailable to hear an objection. Additionally, the Village of Fox Point Village President, subject to confirmation of the Village Board, may appoint as many alternates as are necessary to establish a quorum in individual cases.
The Board of Review shall meet at the Fox Point Village Hall, or some other place designated by the Village Board.
The meeting times of the Board of Review shall be as follows:
The Board of Review of the Village of Fox Point shall meet annually at any time during the forty-five-day period beginning on the fourth Monday of April, but no sooner than seven days after the last day on which the assessment roll is open for examination.
[Amended 6-12-2018 by Ord. No. 2018-05]
The Board of Review shall be in session at least one time for a minimum of two hours, or as otherwise required by state statute, as amended from time to time.
[Amended 11-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-08]
The Board of Review of the Village of Fox Point may adjourn from time to time until business is complete. If the meeting is adjourned for more than one day, a written notice shall be posted on the outer door of the place of the meeting stating the new adjourned date.
The Board of Review shall proceed in compliance with §§ 70.46 and 70.47, Wis. Stats.
A majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.
All meetings of the Board of Review of the Village of Fox Point are to be opened to all citizens at all times. No formal action of any kind shall be introduced, deliberated upon, or adopted in any closed session or closed meeting of the Board of Review.
The Clerk/Treasurer of the Village of Fox Point shall keep a record in the minute book of the proceedings.
Objections to valuations must be submitted in writing on forms approved by the Department of Revenue.
The objection form shall answer all questions, including, but not limited to, insurance and appraisal valuations.
The Board of Review of the Village of Fox Point shall not raise or lower an assessment except after a hearing.
Whenever the Assessor, in the performance of the Assessor's duties, requests or obtains income and expense information pursuant to § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats., or any successor statute thereto, then such income and expense information that is provided to the Assessor shall be held by the Assessor on a confidential basis, except, however, that the information may be revealed to and used by persons: in the discharging of duties imposed by law; in the discharge of duties imposed by office (including, but not limited to, use by the Assessor in performance of official duties of the Assessor's office and use by the Board of Review in performance of its official duties); or pursuant to order of a court. Income and expense information provided to the Assessor under § 70.47(7)(af), unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is, per § 70.47(7)(af), not subject to the right of inspection and copying under § 19.35(1), Wis. Stats.
[Added 7-9-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-06]
Filing documents with the Clerk of the Board of Review may be accomplished in person, by mail, by facsimile transmission or by e-mail transmission. In each case, the document is not deemed to be filed until, and it is only deemed to be filed, if it is complete, and: it is actually received by the Clerk in hand, in the case of in-person delivery, mail or facsimile; or it is opened by the Clerk, in the case of e-mail. No document transmitted by facsimile transmission or by e-mail transmission while the Board of Review is in session shall be deemed filed with the Clerk during the session. Any message left orally by telephone voice recording or other electronic means, similarly, is not deemed to be received until such message is actually heard by the Clerk. The party transmitting the document or message is solely responsible for ensuring its timely and complete receipt and filing.