Important Info Regarding Assessment and Classification of Property-This may affect your 2016 property taxes

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Appeal and Equalization for Freeport shall meet on April 28, 2015, 7:00-7:30pm, at Freeport City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether taxable property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor, and to determine whether corrections need to be made.

If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact the county assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. if you are still not satisfied with the valuation or classification after discussing it with the assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board shall review the valuation, classification, or both if necessary, and shall correct it as needed. Generally, an appearance before your local board of appeal and equalization is required by law before an appeal can be taken to the county board of appeal and equalization

Mason Schirmer, Freeport City Clerk-Treasurer