[Adopted 2-11-2014 (§ 1.600 of the 1997 Code)]
This article is titled the "Town of Pittsfield Ordinance To Appoint Alternate Members for Board of Review." The purpose of this article is to provide, upon lawful removal of named members, alternate persons to serve as replacements to the Board of Review for the Town of Pittsfield.
The Town Board of the Town of Pittsfield, Brown County, Wisconsin, has the specific authority under § 70.47(1) and (6m)(c), Wis. Stats., to remove members from and to appoint alternate members to the Board of Review for the Town of Pittsfield.
This article, adopted by a majority of the Town Board on a roll call vote with a quorum present and voting and proper notice having been given, provides for the removal of members of the Board of Review for the Town of Pittsfield and the appointment of alternate members.
The Town Board of the Town of Pittsfield, Brown County, Wisconsin, by this article, establishes and shall maintain a public list of names of persons eligible and appointed by the Town Board to serve as alternate members of the Board of Review. The list shall be arranged and maintained by the Town Clerk in a priority order of probable and likely service as an alternate. The Town Clerk shall notify any named member who has been lawfully removed under § 70.47(6m)(a) or (b), Wis. Stats., and shall then notify the alternate member of his or her appointment to replace a named member of the Board of Review. The alternate, once notified, if he or she approves the appointment, and if the appointment would not violate § 19.59, Wis. Stats., shall then take the oath of office and act as a member of the Board of Review under § 70.47(6m)(c), Wis. Stats.
The Town Board of Pittsfield shall appoint alternate members of the Board of Review annually at the April Town Board meeting. Note: The Town Board may name as many alternates as it deems necessary to meet the statutory requirement that no fewer than three Board of Review members are needed to make a final determination of an objection to a property assessment.
Whenever the Assessor, in the performance of the Assessor's duties, requests or obtains income and expense information pursuant to § 70.47(7)(af), Wis. Stats., or any successor statute thereto, then such income and expense information that is provided to the Assessor shall be held by the Assessor on a confidential basis, except, however, that the information may be revealed to and used by persons in the discharge of duties imposed by law; in the discharge of duties imposed by office (including but not limited to use by the Assessor in performance of official duties of the Assessor's office and use by the Board of Review in performance of its official duties); or pursuant to order of a court. Income and expense information provided to the Assessor under § 70.47(7)(af), unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is, per § 70.47(7)(af), not subject to the right of inspection and copying under § 19.35(1), Wis. Stats.