Notice of Presidential Preference Vote & Spring Election: NOTICE OF PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE VOTEAND SPRING ELECTIONState of WisconsinApril 2,2024NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at an election to be held inthe several cities, villages, towns, wards, and election districts ofthe State of Wisconsin, on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, there will beheld a Presidential Preference Vote to express preference for aperson to be the presidential candidate for the Democratic orRepublican parties under Wis. Stat. $ 8.12(1). SpruNc Et gcrtoxNOTICE, IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election is to be held in thetowns, villages, cities, wards, and election districts of the State ofWisconsin, on Tuesday, April 2,2024. The following officers areto be elected:Judicial OfficersOne Court of Appeal Judge, for the term of six (6) years, tosucceed the present incumbent listed, whose term of office willexpire on July 31, 2024:District IV    JoAnne F. KloppenburgOne Circuit Court Judge, for the term of six (6) years, to succeedthe present incumbent listed, whose term of office will expire onJuly 31, 2024:Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Branch 3 Rick Radclifffe County SupervisorA County Supervisor for each county supervisory district, for aterm of two (2) years, to succeed the present incumbent listed,whose term will expire on April 15, 2024:District I   Cedric SchnitzlerDistrict 2    David PierceDistrict 3    Nodji VanWychenDistrict 4    Jason JandtDistrict 5    Wallace HabheggerDistrict 6    David KudererDistrict 7    Toni WissestadDistrict 8    Zachariah ZebellDistrict 9    Todd R. SparksDistrict 10  Mary J. CookDistrict 11  Adam BalzDistrict 12  Eric DevineDistrict 13  Remy GomezDistrict 14  James B. KuhnDistrict 15  Joey EsterlineDistrict 16  Doug RogallaInformation concerning county supervisory district boundariesmay be obtained from the Monroe County Clerk, 202 South KStreet, RM l, Sparta, wl 54656 or by calling at 608-269-8705or visiting www.co.monroe.wi. us   Municipal JudgeA Municipal Judge, serving more than one municipality, for aterm of two years, to succeed the present incumbent listed,whose term of office will expire on April 30, 2024:Village of Kendall, Village of Union Center, Village ofWonewoc, City of Elroy,,Village of Ontario and the Cityof Hillsboro Richard E. TylerA Municipal Judge, serving more than one municipality, for aterm of four years, to succeed the present incumbent listed,whose term of office will expire on April 30, 2024:Village of Cashton in Monroe County, Village of La Fargeand the Cities of Viroqua and Westby in Vernon CountyNikki C. SwayneInformation concerning multi-j urisdictional municipal judgedistrict boundaries may be obtained from the Monroe CountyClerk, 202 South K Street, RM 1, Sparta, WI 54656 or bycalling at 608-269-8705 or visiting www.co.monroe.wi.us. For CandidatesThe first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1,2023, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m.on Tuesduy, January 2,2024. Candidates for Court of AppealsJudge and Circuit Court Judge file with the Wisconsin E,lectionsCommission. Primary ElectionIf a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday,February 20,2024.Additional InformationAcceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election. Ifyou do not have a photo ID, you may obtain a free ID for votingfrom the Division of Motor Vehicles.DONE in the City of Sparta on November 1 I ,2023.Shelley BohlMonroe County ClerkPlease visit myvote.wi.gov for election information  

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OPEN BOOK & BOARD OF REVIEW DATES

TOWN OF LEON

8108 Jackrabbit Ave.

Sparta, WI  54656

Phone (608) 269-5873

Email: [email protected]       website:  www.townofleon.com

 

 

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW ADJOURNMENT

TOWN OF LEON
Monroe County, State of Wisconsin

Board of Review will meet on the Wed. June 7, 2023 at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the 45-day period beginning on the April 24th, 2023, pursuant to Wis. Statutes Sec. 70.47(1).  

PUBLIC NOTICE OF OPEN BOOK

TOWN OF LEON,  Monroe County, State of Wisconsin

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Town of Leon will hold OPEN BOOK will be held on MONDAY JUNE 5th, 2023 from 4:30-6:30 at the Leon Town Hall. This is an open meeting and an opportunity to review the assessment roll and discuss your taxes with the tax assessor.

 

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW

TOWN OF LEON   Monroe County, State of Wisconsin

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Leon, Monroe County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on Monday June 12, 2023 from 5pm to 7pm., at the Leon Town Hall at 8108 Jackrabbit Ave. Sparta, WI.  Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the board of review and procedural requirements if appearing before the board:

 

  1. No person will be allowed to appear before the board of review, to testify to the board by telephone, or to contest the amount of any assessment of real or personal property if the person has refused a reasonable written request by certified mail of the assessor to enter onto property to conduct an exterior view such property being assessed.
  2. After the first meeting of the board of review and before the board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the board of review may contact or provide information to a member of the board about the person’s objection, except at a session of the board. Open book shall occur no less than 7 days prior to the board of review.
  3. The board of review may not hear an objection to the amount or valuation of property unless, at least 48 hours before the board’s first scheduled meeting, the objector provides to the board’s clerk written or oral notice of an intent to file an objection, except that upon a showing of good cause and the submission of a written objection, the board shall waive that requirement during the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, and the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days with proof of extraordinary circumstances for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and failure to appear before the board of review during the first 2 hours of the first scheduled meeting.
  4. Objections to the amount or valuation of property shall first be made in writing and filed with the clerk of the board of review within the first 2 hours of the board’s first scheduled meeting, except that, upon evidence of extraordinary circumstances, the board may waive that requirement up to the end of the 5th day of the session or up to the end of the final day of the session if the session is less than 5 days. The board may require objections to the amount or valuation of property to be submitted on forms approved by the Department of Revenue, and the board shall require that any forms include stated valuations of the property in question. Persons who own land and improvements to that land may object to the aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but no person who owns land and improvements to that land may object only to the valuation of that land or only to the valuation of improvements to that land. No person may be allowed in any action or proceedings to question the amount or valuation of property unless the written objection has been filed and that person in good faith presented evidence to the board in support of the objections and made full disclosure before the board, under oath, of all of that person’s property liable to assessment in the district and the value of that property. The requirement that objections be in writing may be waived by express action of the board.
  5. When appearing before the board of review, the objecting person shall specify in writing the person’s estimate of the value of the land and of the improvements that are the subject of the person’s objection and specify the information that the person used to arrive at that estimate.
  6. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or object to a valuation if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method of valuation, unless the person supplies the assessor with all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the assessor’s manual under s. 73.03 (2a), Wis. stats., that the assessor requests. The Town of Leon has an ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph that provides exceptions for persons using information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or the duties of their officer or by order of a court.* The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determined that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1), Wis. stats.
  7. The board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill or disabled persons who present to the board a letter from a physician, surgeon, or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other persons may testify by telephone unless the Board, in its discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement.  
  8. No person may appear before the board of review, testify to the board by telephone, or contest the amount of any assessment unless, at least 48 hours before the first meeting of the board, or at least 48 hours before the objection is heard if the objection is allowed under s.70.47 (3) (a), Wis. stats., that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for the removal of a member of the board of review and, if so, which member, and provides a reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take.

 

Notice is hereby given this 14th day of May, 2023.

 

Kristy Brown, Clerk

Town of Leon