Board of Review

STATE OF WISCONSIN
TOWN OF WESTFORD, DODGE COUNTY
OPEN BOOK NOTICEPursuant to Wis. Stat. 70.45, the assessment roll for the Year 2021 assessment will be open for examination on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at the Westford Town Hall located at W11101 County Road G, from 8:30am to 10:30am. The Town Assessor will be present.

Instructional material will be provided at the open book to persons who wish to object to valuations under Wis. Stat. 70.47.  For more information visit townofwestford.org.

Notice is hereby given this 3rd day of May, 2021 by:

Vicky Orth, Town of Westford Clerk

A quasi-judicial board charged with the responsibility of raising or lowering assessments proven incorrect as well as correcting any errors in the Assessment Roll.

The Board of Review consists of a clerk and selected municipal officers (other than the assessor) or citizens. It hears all objections to the amount or valuation of property if objections are made in writing and filed with its clerk before adjournment of public hearings.

The Board examines the assessment roll or rolls and corrects all apparent errors in description or calculation, adds all omitted property to the assessment roll, and determines whether an assessor’s valuation is correct from evidence brought before it. It cannot determine exempt or taxable status of property.

The Town of Westford Board of Review meets annually, anytime during the 30-day period beginning on the second Monday in May.

Any person that owns land in the Town of Westford has the right to contest their Property Assessment

If you feel your property assessment is incorrect or if you just want to gain knowledge about the procedure of assessments and the Board of Review please click on the links above to view the guides.

If you choose to challenge your assessment and appear before the Board of Review

  1. You must provide written or oral notice of your intent to file an objection to the town clerk, [email protected] at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled Board of Review date
  2. You must also file a completed objection form with the town clerk, [email protected] before or during the first two hours of the Board of Review which must include an estimate value of your property