Board of Review

2016 Board of Review (BOR) Minutes

Thursday, May 19, 2016                                              6:00 p.m.                                                        Town Hall

The Town of Black Creek’s Board of Review was called to order at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Black Creek Town Hall located at N6051 Twelve Corners Road, Black Creek, Outagamie County, Wisconsin.

People present:  Justin Schumacher-Town Assessor with Borree Services Inc., Dan Knutzen-Town Chairman,
Dan Rettler -#1 Supervisor, Tom Neubert-#2 Supervisor, and Karen Herman-Elected Town Clerk. 

Herman recorded the BOR meeting. 

Herman swore all the following people in:  (each individual stated their name and address)
Justin Schumacher, Borree Appraisal Services (Assessor), 1209 Orchard Drive, Kaukauna, WI  – I do;
Dan Knutzen (Chairman), N6214 Wick Rd, Black Creek, WI – I do; Dan Rettler (1stSupervisor), W4926 County
Rd B, Black Creek, WI – I do; Tom Neubert (2ndSupervisor), W5129 Wolf Rd, Black Creek, WI – I do; Karen Herman (Elected Town Clerk), N5295 Twelve Corners Rd, Black Creek, WI – I do; 

Nominations for Chairman–
Rettler Nominated Dan Knutzen as Chairman.  There were no other nominations.  The nominations were closed and a unanimous ballet was cast for Knutzen.  All said aye.  0 opposed.  Motion carried.

Karen Herman, is an elected clerk and is a proper member of the BOR.  Herman, Rettler, and Neubert have completed the training that is a statutory requirement where at least one member of the BOR goes through certified training within 2-years of this meeting.

Herman – The BOR meeting notice was posted in the Advertiser Community News/Time-Press Newspaper on May 2, 2016 as required by law within the 15-day time requirement.  The notice was posted at the three posting places (Clerk’s home, town hall posting board, and the Village Library/Community Center government posting wall board), town’s website (, and Town Hall front door on April 22, 2016. 

Herman — The Assessor delivered the Assessment Roll Book to my home on Thursday, May 12, 2016.  The Assessment Roll Book was reviewed. 

Herman — Open Book was today, May 19, 2016 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.  The Assessor was present for 2 hours as required by state law. 

Assessor — The level of assessment is at 99.76%.

Herman — The Assessor signed the Affiliative in the presence of the Clerk tonight and the Affidavit does state that the assessor mailed the change notices on 5/3/2016. 

Assessor — The Assessor provided the Guide for Property Owners, the Appeal Guide for Wisconsin Real Property Owners, and the Assessment Role Book was available at the Open Book.  Electronic and paper copies were available for the BOR. 

No objections were scheduled for the BOR. 

We waited to see if any members come to the Board of Review.


With no other people attending and/or being scheduled for the Board of Review by
8:00 p.m., a motion was made to adjourn.  MOTION:  Herman/Rettler to adjourn the Board of Review.  All said aye.  Motion carried.

The Board of Review for 2016 was adjourned at 8:01 p.m. 




                                                                        Karen Herman, Clerk
                                                                        Town of Black Creek
                                                                        Board of Review – 2016