Regular Town Board Meeting

The Regular Town Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Highland Town Hall. An Agenda will be posted.

Nora Anne Moss, Clerk


Request for Bids – Old Town Hall

Strip and Staining Bid Request

Bids are requested to remove old stain from and apply new stain to exterior of the historic “log cabin” Old Highland Town Hall and one associated outbuilding located at 9360 County Road S. Installation is required as soon as possible. Bids must be sent to the Town Clerk, PO Box 22, Lake Nebagamon, WI 54849. Bids will be opened at 7:00PM at the Highland Town Hall on June 6, 2019  when a contractor will be selected. For questions contact Sam Jones, Town Facilities Supervisor at 218-341-8229.

Contractor selection will be based on fixed price (excluding cost of stain) and the stripping process used to minimize wood grain exposure.

Job Specifics:

  • Strip old stain from building exterior including rafter tails and trim with minimal grain damage
  • Fill voids with material to accept new stain like the cleaned wood exterior
  • Apply 2 coats of high-quality stain to all stripped areas

Bids must include:

  • Stripping process description used to comply with bid request
  • Clean-up and disposal of all stripped and stripping/blasting material
  • Stain brand and cost to be determined
  • Contractor License Number and Certificate of Insurance
  • Total cost (excluding stain) and not to exceed date of installation

The Town of Highland reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive any irregularities in bidding, and to accept the bid deemed most advantageous to the Town. 

Nora Anne Moss

Clerk

05/16/2019


Special Town Board Meeting

There will be a Special Town Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Highland Town Hall. The Board will receive bids for the ditching along Fire Tower Court and Road.


Request for Bids

The Town of Highland is seeking bids for replacing 4 culverts, ditching where needed for proper drainage and stump removal as needed along Fire Tower Court and a portion of Fire Tower Road.  Total length of project roadway is .65 miles.  Culverts to be supplied by contractor.  (3-18” and 1-15” plastic culverts).  Project must be completed by June 30, 2019.

Questions concerning the project should be directed to Charles Khalar, Chairperson at (715) 374-3437.  Please write bid enclosed on the outside of the envelope.  Bids need to be submitted to:

Nora Anne Moss, Clerk

Town of Highland

PO Box 22

Lake Nebagamon, WI  54849

Bids need to be received by May 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.   The Town of Highland reserves the right to reject any/or all bids.


Regular Town Board Meeting

The Regular Town Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Highland Town Hall. The Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. to review correspondence and disbursements. An Agenda will be posted.


Special Town Board Meeting

There will be a Special Town Board Meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at the Highland Town Hall. Discussion will be on amending the LRIP project for Fire Tower Court and Road.


Annual Cemetery Meeting

The Annual Cemetery Meeting will be held on

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 7:00p.m.

at the Highland Town Hall.


Board of Review

NOTICE
The Town of Highland will have its Open Book on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Highland Town Hall. The Town Assessor will be available to answer questions about tax assessments.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Highland, of Douglas County, shall hold its meeting Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Highland Town Hall.
Please be advised of the following requirement to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board. 1. 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 view the property. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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 aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but 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. 5. 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. 6. 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 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 Town of Highland 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. 7. 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 persons may testify by telephone unless the Board, in its discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement. 8. 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 the 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. Notice is hereby given this 6th day of April, 2019
Nora Anne Moss, Town Clerk
Open Book 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Board of Review 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Open Book

NOTICE
The Town of Highland will have its Open Book on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Highland Town Hall. The Town Assessor will be available to answer questions about tax assessments.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Town of Highland, of Douglas County, shall hold its meeting Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Highland Town Hall.
Please be advised of the following requirement to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board. 1. 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 view the property. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. 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 aggregate valuation of that land and improvements to that land, but 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. 5. 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. 6. 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 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 Town of Highland 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. 7. 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 persons may testify by telephone unless the Board, in its discretion, has determined to grant a property owner’s or their representative’s request to testify under oath by telephone or written statement. 8. 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 the 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. Notice is hereby given this 6th day of April, 2019
Nora Anne Moss, Town Clerk
Open Book 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Board of Review 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Regular Town Board Meeting

The Regular Town Board Meeting will be held on

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

at the Highland Town Hall.  An Agenda will be posted.