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Board of Review – Deadline to File an Appeal May 19th

Property Assessments
Board of Review – Tuesday, May 21st 4-6 pm
Deadline to file an appeal with he Board of Review is Sunday, May 19th

If you feel that your property assessment is incorrect, there is a process to follow to rectify it:

  1. Talk to the Assessor – If you feel there is a discrepancy with the assessed value of your property please contact the Fair Market Assessment at 468-9698 to speak with the assessor.
  2. Go to Open Book – Open Book is the second step in the assessment appeals process.  Here, the property owners have an opportunity to compare their assessed value with similar (like) properties within the town. The assessor is available to speak directly with you in attempts to clarify the reasoning behind the value placed on your property.
  3. Schedule a review hearing at the Board of Review – After speaking with the assessor and looking at property comparables within the Town you feel your assessment isn’t correct, the Board of Review is the next step.  The Board of Review is a quasi-judicial (court-like) body empowered with three primary duties:
  • Adjust assessments within iproven incorrect by sworn oral testimony
  • Correct error or omissions in the descriptions or computations found on the assessment roll
  • Check the assessment roll for omitted properties or double assessments.

For more on information on the Open Book, Board of Review, or Assessment Information, please contact Fair Market Assessments at 468-9698.

Ledgeview Farms Livestock Siting Board Appeal Comment Deadline May 10th

 

On March 4, 2019, Ledgeview Town Board denied Ledgeview Farms second Livestock Siting/Conditional Use Permit Application. Part of the Livestock Siting Process allows the aggrieved person(s) an administrative review appeal to the Livestock Siting Board which is part of the Department of Agriculture, Trade, & Consumer Protection (DATCP).

Property owners within a two (2) mile radius of Ledgeview Farms may provide written comments to the Livestock Siting Board in the form of a Statement of Position for the Board’s consideration. The deadline for comments is May 10th. Please see the attachments below for information on how to submit a Statement of Position:

Oak Ridge Circle Construction to Begin May 7th

Construction on Oak Ridge Circle between Parker Way and Garrett Street is schedule to begin on Tuesday, May 7.

Starting on Tuesday (weather dependent) the traffic control will go up closing Oak Ridge Circle to thru traffic.  The contractor will start by pulverizing the existing pavement and stripping topsoil.   The  storm sewer work will begin on Monday, May 13th.

Open Book & Board of Review Process

Property Assessments
Open Book – Wednesday, May 8th 2-4 pm

Board of Review – Tuesday, May 21st 4-6 pm

If you feel that your property assessment is incorrect, there is a process to follow to rectify it:

  1. Talk to the Assessor – If you feel there is a discrepancy with the assessed value of your property please contact the Fair Market Assessment at 468-9698 to speak with the assessor.
  2. Go to Open Book – Open Book is the second step in the assessment appeals process.  Here, the property owners have an opportunity to compare their assessed value with similar (like) properties within the town. The assessor is available to speak directly with you in attempts to clarify the reasoning behind the value placed on your property.
  3. Schedule a review hearing at the Board of Review – After speaking with the assessor and looking at property comparables within the Town you feel your assessment isn’t correct, the Board of Review is the next step.  The Board of Review is a quasi-judicial (court-like) body empowered with three primary duties:
  • Adjust assessments within iproven incorrect by sworn oral testimony
  • Correct error or omissions in the descriptions or computations found on the assessment roll
  • Check the assessment roll for omitted properties or double assessments.

For more on information on the Open Book, Board of Review, or Assessment Information, please contact Fair Market Assessments at 468-9698.