Village Wide Clean Up Day
The Village of Reedsville is having a Village Wide Clean-Up Day.
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Reedsville Municipal Building Parking Lot
Cost of disposals: Fees must be purchased before disposing of items.
Computer Monitors $10.00
Televisions under 30” $15.00
Televisions over 30” $30.00
All other items Free
Election Results: April 4, 2017 241 Total Voters
Village President: Geoffrey Weinreis 101 votes
Jerry Reis 137 votes
Joe Cummings 71 votes
Chad Rataichek 59 votes
Board of Review
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review for the Village of Reedsville shall hold its first meeting on May 10, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, in the hall at the Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha Street, Reedsville, WI.
Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board:
- No person shall 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 view such property.
- 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.
- 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 boards 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.
- 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 aggregated valuation of that land and improvements to the land, but no person who owns land and improvement 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.
- 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.
- 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’s 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 Village of Reedsville 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.
- The Board shall hear upon oath, by telephone, all ill and disabled persons who present to the Board a letter from a physician, surgeon, or osteopath that confirms their illness or disability. No other person may testify by telephone unless the Board, in its discretion, has determined to grant a property owners or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement.
- 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 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.
Assessment Roll is Available for Examination
Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Village of Reedsville will be open for inspection on: April 26, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the hall of the Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha Street, Reedsville, WI.
Further, be it advised that the Assessor for the Village of Reedsville will be present on: April 26, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the hall at the Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha Street, Reedsville WI, and at said meeting, instructional materials shall be available.
To schedule a time to discuss an assessment with the Village Assessor, please contact the Village Clerk/Treasurer at 920-754-4371 during normal business hours.
Notice of Spring Election – April 4, 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a Spring Election will be held at the Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha Street, in the Village of Reedsville, on April 4, 2017.
Polls for the election will be opened at 7:00 AM and will close at 8:00 PM on that day. Polling place is accessible to the elderly and to the disabled voter.
Notice of Meeting of the Local and Municipal Board of Canvassers
At the close of voting on Election Day, pursuant to the provisions of Wis. Stat. § 19.84, the Election Inspectors will convene as a joint meeting of the Local Board of Canvassers and the Municipal Board of Canvassers for the purpose of conducting the local and municipal canvasses pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§7.51 and 7.53(1). This meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Wis. Stat. §§ 19.81-89.
NOTICE OF SPRING ELECTION AND SAMPLE BALLOTS – April 4, 2017
OFFICE OF THE MANITOWOC COUNTY CLERK
TO THE ELECTORS OF MANITOWOC COUNTY:
Notice is hereby given of a spring election to be held in Manitowoc County on April 4, 2017 at which the officers named below shall be chosen. The names of the candidates for each office to be voted for, whose nominations have been certified to or filed in this office, are given under the title of the office, each in its proper column, together with the questions submitted to a vote, in the sample ballot below.
INFORMATION TO ELECTORS
Upon entering the polling place, an elector shall give his or her name and address, show an acceptable form of photo identification and sign the poll book before being permitted to vote. Where ballots are distributed to electors, the initials of two inspectors must appear on the ballot. Upon being permitted to vote, the elector shall retire alone to a voting booth and cast his or her ballot except that an elector who is a parent or guardian may be accompanied by the elector’s minor child or minor ward. An election official may inform the elector of the proper manner for casting a vote, but the official may not in any manner advise or indicate a particular voting choice.
At the spring election, where PAPER BALLOTS are used, the elector shall mark the oval at the left of the name of the candidate for whom he or she intends to vote. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, the elector shall write in the name of the person of his or her choice in the space provided for a write-in vote. On referendum questions, the elector shall mark the oval at the left of “yes” if in favor of the question, or the elector shall mark the oval at the left of “no” if opposed to the question.
Where TOUCH SCREEN voting systems are used, the elector shall touch the screen by the name of the candidate for whom he or she intends to vote. To vote for a person whose name does not appear on the ballot, the elector shall type in the name of the person of his or her choice in the space provided for a write-in vote. On referendum questions, the elector shall touch the screen next by the “yes” if in favor of the question, or the elector shall touch the screen next to “no” if opposed to the question.
The vote should not be cast in any other manner. If the elector spoils a ballot, he or she shall return it to an election official who shall issue another ballot in its place, but not more than three ballots shall be issued to any one elector. If the ballot has not been initialed by two inspectors or is defective in any other way, the elector shall return it to the election official, who shall issue a proper ballot in its place. Not more than five minutes’ time shall be allowed inside a voting booth or machine. Sample ballots or other materials to assist the elector in casting his or her vote may be taken into the booth and copied. The sample ballot shall not be shown to anyone so as to reveal how the ballot is marked.
After an official PAPER ballot is marked, the elector shall leave the booth, insert the ballot in the voting device and leave the polling place promptly.
After an official TOUCH SCREEN ballot is marked, the elector shall leave the booth, insert the ballot in the voting device and leave the polling place promptly.
An elector may select an individual to assist in casting his or her vote if the elector declares to the presiding official that he or she is unable to read, has difficulty reading, writing or understanding English or that due to disability is unable to cast his or her ballot. The selected individual rendering assistance may not be the elector’s employer or an agent of that employer or an officer or agent of a labor organization which represents the elector.
Public Test of Optical Tabulating Equipment
Notice is hereby given that the Public Test of the optical scan tabulating equipment, to be used at the Spring Election on April 4, 2017, will be conducted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:00 am at The Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha St., Reedsville, WI. This test is open to the general public. Chapter 5, Sec. 5.84.
VOTING BY ABSENTEE BALLOT
Any qualified elector who is unable or unwilling to appear at the polling place on Election Day may request to vote an absentee ballot. A qualified elector is any U.S. citizen, who will be 18 years of age or older on Election Day, who has resided in the ward or municipality where he or she wishes to vote for at least 28 consecutive days before the election. The elector must also be registered in order to receive an absentee ballot. Proof of identification must be provided before an absentee ballot may be issued.
You must make a request for an absentee ballot in writing.
Contact your municipal clerk and request that an application for an absentee ballot be sent to you for the primary or election or both. You may also submit a written request in the form of a letter. Your written request must list your voting address within the municipality where you wish to vote, the address where the absentee ballot should be sent, if different, and your signature. You may make application for an absentee ballot by mail or in person.
Making application to receive an absentee ballot by mail
The deadline for making application to receive an absentee by mail is: 3 pm on the fifth day before the election, Thursday, March 30, 2017
Note: Special absentee voting application provisions apply to electors who are indefinitely confined to home or a care facility, in the military, hospitalized, or serving as a sequestered juror. If this applies to you, contact the municipal clerk regarding deadlines for requesting and submitting an absentee ballot.
Voting an absentee ballot in person
You may also request and vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office or other specified location during the days and hours specified for casting an absentee ballot in person at Reedsville Municipal Building, 217 Menasha St., Reedsville, WI 54230, Phone: 754-4371
In-person absentee voting: Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.; Friday: 8:00 a.m.–Noon
The first day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office is: Monday, March 20, 2017
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in the clerk’s office: Friday, March 31, 2017
No in-person absentee voting may occur on a weekend or legal holiday.
The municipal clerk will deliver voted ballots returned on or before Election Day to the proper polling place or counting location before the polls close on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Any ballots received after the polls close will not be counted.