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Meeting Dates

Click here for the Notice of 2016 Board of Review

July 19, 2016 Special meeting to correct mutual mistakes of fact or clerical error.

December 13, 2016 Special meeting to correct mutual mistakes of fact or clerical error.

All decisions made by the 2016 March Board of Review have been mailed.  If you appealed to the March Board of Review and have not received your decision, please contact the Assessor's office and we will be happy to remail a decision.

Any further appeal of the decision made by the 2016 Board of Review must be made to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  That information is located on your decision form or on the Michigan Tax Tribunal - www.michigan.gov/treasury

General Information
Appeals of assessed values, taxable values, exemptions and property class are governed by the Michigan General Property Tax Laws. Property assessment notices are mailed to all taxpayers of record if there is a change in assessed value or taxable value from the prior year. These Change of Assessment Notices are mailed during the second or third week in February. The dates for appeals are included on this notice.
Board of Review
Board of Review members are appointed by the Board of Trustees. They are appointed to a two year term expiring on December 31 of the even years. The current Board members are:

John Kailukaitis

Shawn Gallagher

James Rodbard

James Goodacre - (Alternate)

These terms expire on December 31, 2018.  If you are interested in applying for this board, please send a letter indicating your interest in this position and a brief resume to:

James R. Yonker, Assessor
1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49004

Board Member Job Description
Title:    Board of Review Member

Nature of Work
Appointed by the Charter Township of Kalamazoo Board of Trustees to hear appeals of the Assessed Value of any taxpayer in the Township to ensure that all property is fairly and equitably assessed. The Board members must make decisions based upon the information provided by the taxpayer. In certain instances, the Board may also hear appeals of the Taxable Value. This board meets as prescribed by the State of Michigan Compiled Laws.

Requirements of Board of Review Member
Must be an elector of the Charter Township of Kalamazoo.
Two-thirds of the members must be property taxpayers of the Township.
Must be available for all meetings of the Board of Review.
Once appointed, training is available.

Experience
No experience is required, however, some knowledge of the Township would be beneficial

Application