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Notice of Public Hearing – Variance Application

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, immediately following the Plan Commission Public Hearing at 5:00 PM at the Wausaukee Village Hall, 704 Main Street, Wausaukee, Wisconsin, the Village of Wausaukee Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing to consider a variance request by Charlie De Smidt in the B-2, Highway Commercial Zoning District for a twelve (12) foot setback reduction for a proposed mini storage development.  The proposed development is located at 170 Highway 180, Village of Wausaukee, Wisconsin.  The tax parcels are described as 191-00618.003 and 191-00618.005, Village of Wausaukee, Wisconsin.

The hearing is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.  Interested parties may request a copy of the Variance Application, a map of the area in question, and any additional information by contacting the Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer, Sara Pullen, via phone at 715-856-5341 or via email at treasurer@villageofwausaukee.com.  Written comments on the variance request may also be submitted to the Village of Wausaukee at 704 Main Street, PO Box 475, Wausaukee, WI 54177.

Publication Date: June 7, 2023

Sara Pullen, Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer

Notice of Public Hearing – Conditional Use Permit Application

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 5:00 PM at the Wausaukee Village Hall, 704 Main Street, Wausaukee, Wisconsin, the Village of Wausaukee Plan Commission will hold a public hearing for the purpose of considering a request for a Conditional Use Permit in the B-2, Highway Commercial Zoning District to accommodate a commercial use described as a mini-storage development proposal.  The proposed use is located at 170 Highway 180, Village of Wausaukee, Wisconsin.  The tax parcels are described as 191-00618.003 and 191-00618.005, Village of Wausaukee, Wisconsin.

The hearing is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.  Interested parties may request a copy of the Conditional Use Permit application, a map of the area in question, and any additional information by contacting the Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer, Sara Pullen, via phone at 715-856-5341 or via email at treasurer@villageofwausaukee.com.  Written comments on the proposed amendment may also be submitted to the Village of Wausaukee at 704 Main Street, PO Box 475, Wausaukee, WI 54177.

Sara Pullen, Administrator

Notice of Open Book and Board of Review

Open Book:  Notice is hereby given that the 2023 assessment roll will be open for public inspections in the clerk’s office at the Wausaukee Village Hall, 704 Main Street, on Monday, May 15, 2023.  Hours of public inspection are from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Call Assessor Ryan Raatz with R & R Assessing Services, LLC to schedule an appointment at (920) 846-4250.

After review of the Open Book, property owners who feel their 2023 assessment does not reflect current market value may provide to the Village Clerk, for the Assessor’s review, written evidence of current market value, and may meet with the Assessor for assessment review.

Board of Review (BOR):  Notice is hereby given that the BOR for the Village of Wausaukee will be held at the Wausaukee Village Hall at 704 Main Street, Wausaukee, WI on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Persons wishing to appeal their assessment to the BOR are encouraged to give notice of their intent to do so, either in writing or verbally, to the clerk at least 48 hours before the BOR begins.  Official objection forms are available in the clerk’s office, 704 Main Street, in the Village of Wausaukee.

Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the BOR and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board:

No person shall be allowed to appear before the BOR, 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 the real or personal property being assessed.

After the first meeting of the BOR and before the board’s final adjournment, no person who is scheduled to appear before the BOR 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 Wis. Stats. 70.47 (3) (a), that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under Wis. Stats. 70.47 (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 no later than 7 days before the first meeting of the board of review 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 persons 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 is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1) unless a court determines before the first meeting of the board of review that the information is inaccurate.

Posted on April 26, 2023 by Sara Pullen, Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer

Notice to Electors – Voting by Absentee Ballot

Spring Election – April 4, 2023

Notice is hereby given that any qualified elector of the Village of Wausaukee who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot in the Clerk’s office at 704 Main Street.  The first day to vote absentee is Tuesday, March 21, 2023 and the last day is Friday, March 31, 2023.  Absentee voting may occur between the hours of 8:30 am and 3:30 pm.

Click here to read the full Type E notice to electors regarding absentee voting

Notice of Spring Election – April 4, 2023

Notice is hereby given that at an election to be held in the Village of Wausaukee on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, the following offices are to be elected to succeed the present incumbents listed.  The term for Village Trustee begins on April 18, 2023.  All terms are for two years, unless otherwise indicated.

Office                                                             Incumbent

Village President                                         Patrick Tracy
Village Trustee                                             Lowell McKim
Village Trustee                                             JoAnn Polomis
Village Trustee                                             Darryll Schmidt

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that the first day to circulate nomination papers is December 1, 2022, and the final day for filing nomination papers is 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, in the office of the Village Clerk.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, that if a primary is necessary, the primary will be held on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.

Acceptable Photo ID will be required to vote at this election.  If you do not have a photo ID you may obtain a free ID for voting from the Division of Motor Vehicles.

Sara Pullen, Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer