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BRAZEAU FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE

Brazeau Fire Department is hosting its annual open house on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Station I located 10892 Parkway Road, Pound. Main Drawing will be held at 8 p.m.
Event to include: fire extinguisher demonstration, Smokey the Bear appearance and viewing of fire, ambulance and dive equipment.
Light lunch free for all attending.

2018 Town of Brazeau Road Projects – Bids Accepted

INVITATION TO BID
Town of Brazeau, Oconto County

Project: 90’ x 100’ construction of parking lot addition
Elizabeth R Washebek Memorial Building –
Location-State Hwy 64 & 12128 Parkway Road

Project Scope: Remove top soil; Place 4”-6” breaker;
Finish Layer-4” of ¾ gravel to grade

Deadline of Sealed Bid: July 31, 2018; 3:00 p.m.

Bid Opening: Town of Brazeau Board to open sealed bids at a board meeting. The Town of Brazeau board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any parts thereof, waive any informalities in the bidding process, and to accept the bid proposal or portion of the bid proposal deemed most advantageous to the Town.

Question Contact: Ryan Wendt, Chair 920-604-0514

Sealed Bid Mailing address: Town of Brazeau
10892 Parkway Road
Pound, WI 54161
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NOTICE

Town of Brazeau, Oconto County

Seek Bids 

The Town of Brazeau is requesting bids to widen a gravel road to include:  excavation, cut hills, add breaker through low areas, install 18”x24’ culvert at drainage area, gravel and compact.

Project to start at Parkway Road going west on Albrecht Lane.

Project dimension: 2640 ft x 18 ft

Requirement To Bid: Must be present at a site meeting, scheduled Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at noon.

Question contact Ryan Wendt, Town Chair at 920-604-0514.

The Town of Brazeau reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, and to accept the bid most advantageous to the Town of Brazeau.

Bid deadline is July 31, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  Bids will be opened at a Town of Brazeau Board Meeting.

Sealed Bid Mailing Address:
Town of Brazeau
10892 Parkway Road
Pound, WI  54161

Notice of Clerk-Treasurer Position

Town of Brazeau, Oconto County
Seeks a Town Clerk-Treasurer

The Town of Brazeau, population 1,305, is looking for a self-motivated person with strong customer service and the ability to multi-task, to fill the position of municipal clerk-treasurer; existing elected position matures April 2019. Responsibilities for the position include but not limited to: election administration, agendas, minutes, licensing and permits, reporting functions to county, state, DNR and federal agencies and business vendors. Individual to be proficient with computers or have a willingness to be trained in the use of spreadsheets, word documents, Excel, QuickBooks, records management, and maintaining the Town’s website. Salary $15-$18 per hour based on experience and work hours to be determined. Copy of position description may be requested from Clerk-Treasurer (920) 897-3855.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and references by 3:00 p.m. July 16, 2018.
TO: Town of Brazeau Board, 10892 Parkway Road, Pound, WI 54161

Board of Review

Notice of Board of Review
State of Wisconsin)
SS
Town of Brazeau )

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Brazeau will meet on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. in the Town of Brazeau Hall located at 10892 Parkway Road, Pound, WI 54161 for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session pursuant to s. 70.47(1), Wis. Stats.,
PLEASE BE ADVISED OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE BOARD OF REVIEW AND PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS IF APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD:
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 such property being assessed.
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 after 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.
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.
Objections to the amount of 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 session if the session if 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 so that 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.
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, unless the person supplies to the Assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specific in the assessor’s manual under §73.03(2a), Wis. Stats., that the Assessor requests. The Town of Brazeau 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 person’s 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 or 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 it’s discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s 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 a 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 members, and provides a reasonable estimate of the length of time the hearing will take.

Notice is hereby given this 29th day of May, 2018

Jean Grosse, Clerk-Treasurer, Town of Brazeau

Open Examination of Assessment Roll

Town of Brazeau, Oconto County

Pursuant to s. 70.45, Wis. Stats., The Town of Brazeau assessment roll for the year 2018 assessment will be open for examination on the 13th day June, 2018, at the Town of Brazeau Hall, 10892 Parkway Road, Pound, WI from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Additionally, the assessor shall be available on June 13, 2018 at the town hall from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Instructional material will be provided at the open book to persons who wish to object to valuations under s. 70.47, Wis. Stats.

Notice hereby given this 21st day of May, 2018
Jean Grosse, Town Clerk-Treasurer

Elizabeth R. Washebek Memorial Building Dedication Invitation

The Town of Brazeau invites the public to the dedication of the Elizabeth R. Washebek Memorial Building home of the Brazeau Ambulance and Fire Station II. The event is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 12128 Parkway Road. Officials of current and past Brazeau Fire and Ambulance will be in attendance in addition to town officials. Guests to include family members of honoree Elizabeth Washebek and state dignitaries. This special event is open to the public.

Adjournment of Board of Review

NOTICE OF MEETING TO ADJOURN
BOARD OF REVIEW TO LATER DATE

Town of Brazeau, Oconto County. Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 6:20 p.m. at the Town of Brazeau Hall at 10892 Parkway Road, Pound, WI for the purpose of calling the Board of Review into session during the thirty day period beginning on the 2nd Monday of May, pursuant to Sec. 70.47 (1) of Wis. Statutes.

Due to the fact the assessment roll is not completed at this time, it is anticipated that the Board of Review will be adjourned until a later date.

Notice is hereby given this 23rd day of April, 2018.

Jean Grosse – Town of Brazeau Clerk/Treasurer

Annual Town Meeting

ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
Town of Brazeau, Oconto County
10892 Parkway Road, Pound
Brazeau Town Hall

Notice is hereby given that the Annual Town Meeting for the Town of Brazeau in the County of Oconto, State of Wisconsin, for the transaction of business as is by law required or permitted to be transacted at such meeting, will be held at the Town of Brazeau Hall in said town on April 17, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Proposed agenda (reference Wis. Stat. §60.10 & §60.11)
• Authorize town board to-set tax levy-tax rate or dollar amount (elector powers)
• Direct power of board to borrow money (elector powers)
• Fix compensation of elected town officials (elector powers)
• Consider Purchase of Land (Plow truck turnaround footage) (elector powers)
• Library Tax-Kim Pytleski, Oconto County Clerk (advisory action)
• Parks Design Concept-Madison Smith, Bay-Lake Regional Planning Community Assistance
Planner (advisory action)
• 2018 Road Projects (advisory action)

Town of Brazeau Park Design Workshop

Town of Brazeau, Oconto County
“Park Design Workshop”
Who: Members of the Public
Why: Input for Park Design
Where: Brazeau Town Hall
10892 Parkway Road, Pound
When: March 20, 2018 – meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.

Prepared by: Madison Smith
Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission