FREE Summer Sailing Classes at Breakwater Park!

International Youth Sailing of Oshkosh is presenting weekly summer sailing classes on Thursdays in June (23rd and 30th) and July (7th,14th and 21st) at the Oconto Breakwater Park. Classes run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and adults and youth are both welcome. Walk-ups are welcome, or to register in advance, email bestdaysailing@gmail.com.

Sailing classes are FREE thanks to our generous sponsors: Bond Foundation, City of Oconto, Oconto Sportsman’s Club and Hi-Seas Marina.

Aageson Pool Reopening – June 13, 2016

Due to the recent weather conditions, the completion of the tile work maintenance at Aageson Pool has been delayed. Therefore the opening date for the 2016 season has been moved to June 13, 2016. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding!

2016 Open Book and Board of Review Dates

Assessment Roll & Board of Review

For the City of Oconto

Assessment Roll

The Assessment Roll will be open for inspection at the Oconto Municipal Building, in Council Chambers, 1210 Main Street, Oconto, WI 54153 on:

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Board of Review

The Board of Review for the City of Oconto will meet at the Oconto Municipal Building, 1210 Main Street, Oconto, WI 54153 on the following dates and times:

Monday, May 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (meet to adjourn to July 28, 2016)

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Applications for hearings must be made in writing on forms available at the Office of the City Administrator, 1210 Main Street, Oconto, WI 54153

Sara J. Perrizo, CPA

City Administrator

Notice of the City of Oconto

Open Book & Board of Review

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the City of Oconto of Oconto County shall hold the following meetings:

 

Open Book: Pursuant to Sec. 70.45 of Wis. Statutes, the assessment roll for the Year 2016 assessment will be open for examination on Tuesday, the 12th day of July, 2016 at the City Municipal Building, 1210 Main Street from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM.

 

Property owners are encouraged to contact R & R Assessing, 307 N Chestnut Avenue, Oconto Falls, Wisconsin (920-846-4250) before July 12, 2016 if they have questions about the valuation of their real estate or personal property.

 

Board of Review will convene Monday, the 31st day of May, 2016 starting at 4:00 PM and subsequently adjourn until Thursday, the 28th day of July, 2016 starting at 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the City Municipal Building, 1210 Main Street to hear objections from property owners who follow the below listed requirements.

 

Please be advised of the following requirements to appear before the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing before the Board:

 

  • No person shall 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 such property.

 

  • 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.

 

  • No person may appear before the Board of Review, testify to the Board by telephone or contest the amount of the 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 because the person has been granted a waiver of the 48-hour notice of an intent to file a written objection by appearing before the Board during the first two hours of the meeting and showing good cause for failure to meet the 48-hour notice requirement and files a written objection, that the person provides to the clerk of the Board of Review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal of any Board members and, if so, which member will be removed and the person’s reasonable estimate of the length of time that the hearing will take.

 

  • When appearing before the Board of Review, the 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 or 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 all the information about income and expenses, as specified in the Assessor’s manual under Sec. 73.03 (2a) of Wis. Statutes, that the Assessor requests.

 

  • 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.

 

 

Respectfully submitted, City of Oconto Administrator Sara J. Perrizo

Published as a Class I Notice

Oconto History Videos on Youtube

Check out the links below for some very interesting videos about Oconto from the 1990’s!

Thank you to the Oconto Area Chamber of Commerce for allowing us to share these videos.

Oconto History on the Bay 1991: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtELMMAr4zw

Oconto History on the Bay 1995: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVZmjbEKLPc

1984 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41-R2olb3AE

1985 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSl1IdQ0Tlg

1986 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXlLGW1VuTo

1987 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDpFhajY5cA

1988 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlV8Cfpy4MU

1989 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7J5jKPGG14

1990 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNASLDmgOH0

1991 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu3pILyYbfc

1992 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=155QYBMAluc

1993 Copperfest Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4hAUdfl0eQ