[Adopted 12-2-1976; amended in its entirety 6-1-2000 (Ch. 3, § 3.03, of the 1990 Code)]
The position of Village Assessor shall no longer be an elective position but shall become an appointive position. The Village Board shall be empowered to appoint a qualified individual possessing the required certification to act as Village Assessor.
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, 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 the performance of official duties of the Assessor's office and use by the Board of Review in the 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), Wis. Stats., 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.