Town of Barton, WI
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Barton as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 10-8-1996 by Ord. No. 96-06; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II)]
The Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to charge a fee for each special assessment certificate he or she prepares in connection with a request related to a real estate transaction according to a written schedule established by the Town Board. The amount of the fee shall be established by the Town Board and subject to change on an annual basis.[1]
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Editor's Note: The current fee schedule is available at the office of the Town Clerk.
[Adopted 2-19-2002 by Ord. No. 02-002]
This article adopts by reference § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats. Income and expense information provided by a property owner to an Assessor for the purposes of establishing the valuation for assessment purposes by the income method of valuation shall be confidential and not a public record open to inspection or copying under § 19.35(1), Wis. Stats.
An officer may make disclosure of such information under the following circumstances:
A. 
The Assessor has access to such information in the performance of his/her duties.
B. 
The Board of Review may review such information when needed, in its opinion, to decide upon a contested assessment.
C. 
Another person or body has the right to review such information due to the intimate relationship to the duties of an office or as set by law.
D. 
The officer is complying with a court order.
E. 
The person providing the income and expense information has contested the assessment level at either the Board of Review or by filing a claim for excessive assessment under § 74.37, Wis. Stats., in which case the base records are open and public.