City Contracts with Bowmar Appraisals, Inc.
The City of Kaukauna WI has contracted with Bowmar
Appraisals, Inc. for its assessment services. Bowar staff can be
contacted by phone at 733-5369.
Assessment Contracted Services
The City has contracted with Bowmar Appraisals, Inc. to provide
property appraisal services as well as a periodic City-wide
revaluations of all property. Contact Bowmar Appraisals, Inc. at
Assessment Counter Service
A public access computer is available during normal business hours
(8:00 AM to 4:30 PM) at the Finance/Assessment Department counter
in City Hall. This computer displays basic property value and tax
information that can be queried and printed out for $0.25 per
How can I find assessment information on a specific
A computer terminal is available at the Assessment office front
desk for inquiries. Bowmar Appraisal representatives are available
during specific office hours and Finance Department personnel are
available from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM to assist.
How many tax parcels are in the City of
For tax year 2009 there were 5,685 residential, 438 commercial, 79
manufacturing and 13 agricultural parcels for a total of 6,215
I would like additional information regarding the annual
Board of Review meetings
The Board of Review's initial meeting is scheduled within 30 days
following the 2nd Monday of May. If the assessment roll has not
been completed by the initial meeting, the Board of Review will
adjourn and reconvene at a later date. Assessment change notices
will be mailed at least 15 days prior to when the Board of Review
convenes to consider appeals of assessed values. More detailed
information is available by clicking; "Forms/Documents" and "Board
of Review meeting notice to taxpayers"
What if I'd like my property assessment value
The City's contracted Assessor places the assessment value on the
property. If, after talking with the Assessor, you do not agree
with the assessed value, your next step is to complete an
"Objection Form." This form must be filed before you appear at the
Board of Review meeting. The meeting is usually scheduled during
the month of May (call the City Assessor or the Clerk/Treasurer for
Assessment - What is the City's assessment
The City's assessment ratio for 2010 is 99.56%. A revaluation of
all property parcels in the city was completed in 2009.
Assessment - What is the City's tax rate?
The City's 2010 assessed tax rate (the rate which is multiplied by
the assessed value to determine taxes owed) is $22.25285. The
City's equalized tax rate (the rate which should be used for
comparison with other communities) is $22.13874.
- WI DOR
Local Government Publications
State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue Local Government
Publications web page which includes documents such as Property
Assessment Appeal Guide, Computer Exemption Guide, Agricultural
Assessment Guide and Guide for Property Owners.
- Wisconsin Department of
The State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue homepage.
Search Chapter 70 of the Wisconsin State Statues, General Property