NOTICE OF OPENING ON BOARD OF REVIEW

CITY OF WEST BRANCH BOARD OF REVIEW OPENING

The City of West Branch is seeking an applicant to fill a vacancy on the Board or Review.  To be eligible, you must be a registered elector of the City of West Branch.  The Board of Review is a paid board position of $15/hr.   The Board of Review convenes in March to review the assessment roll of the city, hear complaints of property owners regarding their assessment and corrects the assessment roll where it is deemed just. It also convenes a short meeting in July and December for the purpose of making clerical corrections and changes to homestead status. Terms are for three years with the filling of the current term to end on 12/31/2024.  Applicants are asked to submit an application by July 28th at 4:30 pm with the filling of the vacancy to be discussed at the meeting on August 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm.

Duties:

  • The Board of Review reviews the assessment roll received from the Assessor to check to see that it is complete, accurate, uniform and valid. It is a 3-member board comprised of City of West Branch residents that have knowledge of property values. They are appointed by the City Council. This body has the authority to make any adjustments they deem necessary in order to ensure that assessments are lawfully set.

If you are interested in applying to become a Board of Review Member, please contact City Clerk Lori Ann Clover at 989-345-0500 or by email at clerk@westbranch.com. You may also find the application by going to our website www.westbranch.com and looking under NEWS FLASH.

For an application, please click HERE