[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Pleasant Prairie 3-18-1996 (Ch. 32 of the 1988 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Village Board of the Village of Pleasant Prairie does hereby ordain and establish an Assessing Department.
The Department may, with the approval of the Village Board and the Village Administrator, provide contract services for other communities as long as the Village does not subsidize the expenses for such service.
The Village Assessor shall be certified by the State of Wisconsin as an Assessor III.
The office of Assessor is to be appointive. The Village Assessor shall be appointed by the Village Administrator with the approval of the President and the Village Board.
Functions of the Village Assessor. It is the duty of the Village Assessor to carry out the functions and requirements as set forth in the position description approved by the Village which is on file with the Village Administrator and any and all statutory responsibilities that currently exist or may come to exist.
[Added 8-17-2020 by Ord. No. 20-31]
Except as provided in § 66.0721, Wis. Stats., in addition to other methods provided by law, special assessments for any public work or improvement or any current service may be levied in accordance with the provisions of § 66.0703, Wis. Stats.
The due date of any special assessment levied against property abutting on or benefited by a public improvement may be deferred on the terms and in the manner prescribed by the Village Board in the special assessment resolution, pursuant to § 66.0715(2), Wis. Stats.
The Village Board may provide in the special assessment resolution that special assessments may be paid in annual installments, pursuant to § 66.0715(3), Wis. Stats., except as prohibited by law. The interest rate shall be specified in the special assessment resolution in an amount as established in the Village Fee Schedule and set by separate Village Board resolution from time to time, which shall be calculated by adding together the then-existing prime rate, plus 3%.