Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Grant Now Avalible

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue is sending this message to be shared with the homeowners in your community.

 

The pandemic has financially impacted thousands of Wisconsin families

Wisconsin Help for Homeowners (WHH) is a new statewide program that can help with overdue bills like mortgage payments, property taxes, and utilities. The program is available to Wisconsin homeowners with overdue housing-related bills, both with and without a mortgage, who meet income and other eligibility requirements, and have experienced a qualified economic hardship since January 21, 2020.

 

This $92 million federally funded program provides a maximum of $40,000 in assistance for eligible households.

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Notice of Board of Review

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW MEETING

STATE OF WISCONSIN

Town of Grant

Dunn County

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Grant, Dunn County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on May 9, 2022, from 6-8 pm at N10360 County Road W, Colfax, 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 of valuation of property to be submitted on the 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 persons’ 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 s73.03(2a), Wis. stats., that the assessor requests.  The Town of Grant 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 it’s 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 objections 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 18th day of April 2022

 

Roseann Bowe, Clerk


LRIP Road Project for 970th Street.

 

TOWN OF GRANT

REQUEST FOR LRIP ASPHALT BIDS

The Town of Grant, Dunn County, is requesting bids for a LRIP road project.  The project is located on 970th Street approximately ¾ miles of 2.5” hot mix blacktop from the intersection of 1170th Ave north ¾ of a mile toward 1210th . Paving must be completed prior to September 1st, 2022.  Sealed bids may be submitted to the Town Chairman, Mark Dietsche, N12021 1010th Street, Bloomer, WI 54724 (715-568-3907) prior to 6:30pm on April 19th, 2022, or presented to the Town Board on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 at 7:30 pm at the town hall during the monthly meeting.  Bids will be opened at this meeting.  Bidders are welcome to attend the bid opening.  The Town Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

 


Notice of Public Test

Public Test Rescheduled: 

Notice is hereby given that, as required by Wisconsin Statute 5.84(1), public testing of Town of Grant voting equipment will be rescheduled to April 4th at 5:00pm, in the Grant Town Hall, N10360 County Road W, Colfax, WI. The state statue does NOT allow the public test to be performed before March 26th of this year. I apologize for any inconvenience or confusion.

 

Roseann Bowe, Town Clerk


BIL Design Bid Requests

https://townofgrant-dunn.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/1170th-Ave-design-and-construction-bid-2022.pdf


2022 Election Notice

NO FEBRUARY SPRING PRIMARY FOR GRANT

4/5/2022 – Spring Election

8/9/2022 – Partisan Primary

11/8/2022 – General Election


Employment Notice

https://townofgrant-dunn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Clerk-Position.pdf


November 3, 2020 Election

The deadline to register to vote online or by mail is October 14, 2020.

The deadline to register to vote at the clerk’s office is October 30, 2020.

You can register to vote at the pollice place on Election Day (November 3, 2002)

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is October 29, 2020

In person absentee voting dates are Tuesday, October 20, 2020 – Sunday, November 1, 2020 by appointment

 


Emergency Meeting

https://townofgrant-dunn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/9-2-2020-emergency-meeting.pdf