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2021 MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW
MEETING SCHEDULE

Wales Township, St Clair County

 

The Wales Township Board of Review for March 2021 will be held by electronic remote access, unless by the dates of the March Board of Review meetings it becomes lawful under state agency rules and statute for an in-person meeting to be held. Electronic remote access, in accordance with Michigan law, will be implemented in response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements and limitations on the number of individuals in a meeting hall.

 

If in-person meetings become a lawful option, then the meeting will be held both in person at the Wales Township Hall, 1372 Wales Center Rd, Wales, MI 48027 and via electronic remote access.

 

The public may participate in the meeting through electronic remote access via Zoom access by computer, smart phone/device using the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5961248489?pwd=ZWdMcHBldkRjMWhPR3QzYkUrTUd4dz09

Meeting ID: 596 124 8489

Password: 248049

The public may also participate by landline phone or cell phone by calling into this toll-free number:
(312) 626-6799

 

The township will post the information confirming whether the March BOR will meet in person on its notice on the billboard notices in front of the building and the township’s website.

 

The Wales Township March Board of Review will meet on the following dates: as required by MCL 211.30

 

  • Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, 9:30 am = Organizational Meeting
  • Monday, March 8th, 2021, = Appeal Hearing
    • 3pm-9pm
  • Wednesday,  March 10th, 2021, = Appeal Hearing

                   9am-3pm

 

The Board of Review will meet as many more days as deemed necessary to hear questions, protests, and to equalize the 2021 assessments. By board resolution , taxpayers are able to protest by letter, (including email), sent to assessor@walestownship.org, provided protest is received prior to March 10th, 2021.

 

 The tentative ratios and the estimated multipliers for each class of real property and personal property for 2021 are as follows:

*Agricultural ............47.89%.        1.04406

*Commercial............51.46%........ 0.97163

*Industrial …............50.13%......... 0.99741

*Residential.............47.92%.......... 1.04341

*Comm. Personal....50.00%.......... 1.00000

*Util. Property……....50.00%.......... 1.00000
 

*(Required by MCL 211.34a)

 

 

 

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Notice

The Township will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon one day notice.

Contact: Carly Kimmen, 810-325-1517 email assessor@walestownship.org

 

Board of Review Members:

Phillip Pokreifka, Chair

Richard McClelland

Barbra Korotko

Judy Duncan, Secretary of Board of Review

 

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 Assessor's Information:

 

The Township Assessor is responsible for listing and keeping the records for all real and personal property in the Township of Wales.  Each year the Assessor is required by state law to individually place an assessment equal to fifty percent of the true cash value on all property in the jurisdiction. An assessment roll is created from these assessments and is one of the factors in determining a property tax bill.

 

The State’s website for all forms is:

 

https://treas-secure.state.mi.us/TaxFormSearch

 

 “Change of Assessment Notices” are mailed to taxpayers in February of each year, and include the new State Equalized Value (SEV), Taxable Value and the dates of the March Board of Review meetings.  After receiving this notice, a taxpayer may request an informal review with the Assessor prior to a more formal review by the Board of Review. Contact the Township Hall to set an appointment 810-325-1517.

 

With the exception of a few records (such as personal property statements and real property confidential forms) all records in the Assessor’s office are available for review by the public during open business hours.

 

Monday 8am- 4pm, Tuesdays 8am- 4pm and Thursdays 8am- 4pm

 

Tax and Assessing information for property located in the Township can be accessed online https://bsaonline.com/?uid=1804  Please note: “the legal descriptions are for tax purposes only and should not be used for deed transfers or land mapping verification.

 

Assessor’s Office Hours – 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Monday and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday but can be reached by email 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at assessor@walestownship.org  You will receive an email back within 24 hours.

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ADDITIONAL ASSESSOR'S INFORMATION:

To view the Assessor's Office Policy (NO. 22 )  click here to open the full pdf document:

Assessor Office Policy 22.pdf