News & Notices

Special Town Meeting 11/17/2021 – approval of liquor license

November 8, 2021

There will be a special Town Board meeting held at Schley Town Hall, Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin to review and approve a Combination Class B Liquor license for Gina VanderGeest, Z’s Fork Horners, N4297 Cty Rd X, Gleason, Lincoln County, Wisconsin.

Date of Meeting: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 immediately following the
6:00 p.m. budget meeting.

Board of Review – 5/17/2021

May 6, 2021

STATE OF WISCONSIN Town of Schley Lincoln County BOARD OF REVIEW

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Town of Schley, Lincoln County, Wisconsin, shall hold its first meeting on May 17, 2021, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., at the Schley Town Hall.

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 of 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 no later than 7 days before the first meeting of the board of review 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 Schley 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 determines before the first meeting of the board of review 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 28th day of April 2021.

Becky Dallman, Clerk

Open Book – 5/5 2021

April 12, 2021

OPEN BOOK NOTICE 

Town of Schley, Lincoln County

 Pursuant to s.70.45, Wis. Stats., the assessment roll for the 2021 assessment year will be open for examination at the following time:

 Date: May 5, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 Place: Schley Town Hall

At the open book session, instructional information and objection forms will be available.  These documents will assist with scheduling a hearing before the Board of Review.  The assessor will be present and available to answer questions at open book.  Keep in mind that objection forms must be filed with the clerk of the Board of Review at least 48 hours before the Board of Review is conducted, unless the Board of Review chooses to waive this requirement.

Notice is hereby given this 15th day of April, 2021.

by: Becky J. Dallman, Clerk

Annual Town Meeting – 4/20/2021

March 31, 2021

Notice of Public Test

March 29, 2021

NOTICE OF PUBLIC TEST 

   Notice is hereby given that public  testing  of  the AutoMARK and DS-200 machines being used in municipalities within Lincoln County for the April 6, 2021 Spring Election is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Schley Town Hall.           

 

Becky Dallman, Clerk

Notice of Public Test

February 7, 2021

Notice is hereby given that public  testing  of  the AutoMARK machine being used in municipalities within Lincoln County for the February 16, 2021 Primary Election is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2021 at the Schley Town Hall.

Primary Election – 2/16/2021

February 3, 2021

Polls at Schley Town Hall will be open from 7 AM to 8 PM on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 for the Primary Election.

Notice of Public Test

October 21, 2020

Notice is hereby given that public  testing  of  the AutoMARK and DS-200 machines being used in municipalities within Lincoln County for the November 3, 2020 General Election is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at the Schley Town Hall.

Notice of Public Test

July 28, 2020

Notice is hereby given that public  testing  of  the AutoMARK and DS-200 machines being used in municipalities within Lincoln County for the August 11, 2020 Partisan Primary is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Schley Town Hall.

Board of Adjustment Members Needed

June 8, 2020

Lincoln County is seeking 3 people who are interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Adjustment (1 Board member and 2 alternates).  To qualify, you must reside in any of the following townships:  Bradley, Corning, Harding, Merrill, Schley, Scott, or Skanawan.  These positions pay mileage and per diem.  

A description of Board duties is available in the Zoning office or County Clerk’s office.  If you are interested in serving on said board, please fill out an application form in the Lincoln County Clerk’s office or you may send a letter of interest to the following address:  Lincoln County Clerk, 801 N. Sales St., Suite 201, Merrill, WI 54452.

Deadline to apply:  Open Until Filled.