Board of Review


TOWN OF HAYWARD, Sawyer County

State of Wisconsin

Town of Sawyer, Sawyer County, WI, Board of Review will meet on the 21st day of May, 2019 at 5:30 PM at the Hayward Town Hall for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the forty-five day period beginning on the 4th Monday of April, 2019  pursuant to § 70.47 (1) of the Wis. Statutes.

Due to the fact the assessment roll is not completed at this time, the Board of Review will be adjourned until August 13, 2019.

Pursuant to s.70.47(2), Wis. Stats:

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 that person’s objection except at a session of the board. 

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 sub. (3) (a), that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under sub.(6m) (a) and if so which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.

When appearing before the board, the 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.

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; unless the person supplies to the assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under s.73.03 (2a), that the assessor requests.  The municipality or county shall provide by ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exceptions for person using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court.  The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1).

The assessor shall be available on the 23rd day of July, 2019 at the Open Book session at the Hayward Town Hall, 15460W State Hwy 77, WI from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats. the assessment roll for the year 2019 assessment will be open for examination. 

Instructional material will be provided at the Open Book to persons who wish to object to valuations under s. 70.47, Wis. Stats.


Notice is hereby given this 21st day of May, 2019 by:


/s/Bryn Hand, Clerk