Wednesday May 25th, 2016
The Town of Rutland Open Book will be held at the Rutland Town Hall, 785 Center Rd. on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.
Open Book is an informal meeting with the assessor to ask questions and review assessment records. Property Owners are encouraged to attend this Open Book to verify the assessment of their property. Once Board of Review is complete, your assessment is final for the year and is what the tax bill is calculated on.
Published May 5, 2016 by Dawn George, Clerk
Board of Review
Wednesday June 1st, 2016
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Rutland, Dane County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, starting at 6:00 p.m., at the Rutland Town Hall, 785 Center Road, Stoughton WI 53589.
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 view the property.
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.
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. Read more...