BOR ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING – MARCH 6
The City of Marquette (Marquette County) Board of Review will be meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6 in Commission Chambers at Marquette City Hall, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave.
No protests will be heard at this meeting. This notice is given in accordance with Act 267 of the 1976 Public Acts of the State of Michigan. This is an organizational meeting. Public notice will be given regarding any changes in the above meeting.
MARCH BOARD OF REVIEW – PUBLIC PROTEST HEARINGS – MARCH 12
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Review will meet on Monday, March 12 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, March 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Commission Chambers at Marquette City Hall, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave. This meeting is intended as a time to hear property tax assessment protests:
NOTICE OF POVERTY EXEMPTIONS
City of Marquette guidelines and policy for granting or denying a poverty exemption is available at the City Assessors Office. If you feel you qualify for a poverty exemption on your property taxes, guidelines and applications are available at 300 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855. Applications must be filed with the Assessor BEFORE the MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 Board of Review Meeting. Any exemption granted will only apply to 2018 property taxes.
P.A. 161 OF 2013 DISABLED VETERANS EXEMPTION
In order to be eligible for the exemption, the disabled veteran must have been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States. They must be a Michigan resident. Additionally, they must meet one of the following criteria: (a) Has been determined by the United States department of veterans’ affairs to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of military service and entitled to veterans’ benefits at the 100% rate. (b) Has a certificate from the United States veterans’ administration, or its successors, certifying that he or she is receiving or has received pecuniary assistance due to disability for specially adapted housing. (c) Has been rated by the United States department of veterans’ affairs as individually unemployable. The un-remarried surviving spouse of the disabled veteran is eligible for the exemption based upon the eligibility of their spouse; therefore the spouse must also be a Michigan resident. The exemption will continue only as long as the surviving spouse remains un-remarried. You must complete Form 5107 and attach all necessary proof of eligibility.
The City of Marquette will provide necessary, reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities at the meeting/hearing upon five (5) days notice to the City of Marquette. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Marquette by writing or calling the below name. Public notice will be given regarding any changes of the above meeting.