Franklin County Board of Review

RULES OF GOVERNMENT
 
The Statues provide that the Boards of Review shall develop and publish rules and regulations as may be necessary for the orderly dispatch of business.

 
RULE 1:     Regular meetings of the Board of Review of Franklin County will be held
                   at the office of the Chief County Assessment Officer, Franklin County
                   Annex, Benton, Illinois.
 
RULE 2:     The Board will convene on the first Monday in June and will adjourn
                   from day to day as may be necessary.  The hours shall be 8:00 a.m. to
                   4:00 p.m. or such other times as deemed necessary.
 
RULE 3:     The Board shall keep a record of all proceedings and the order of
                   business shall be as follows:
 
                   A:  Reading and approving the record of the proceeding meeting.
                   B:  Considering complaints and other matters properly before the Board.
 
RULE 4:     Any taxpayer or taxing district having a complaint must make the same
                   in writing on forms furnished by the Board.  Complaints shall be signed
                   and shall contain the address of the property complained on and shall be
                   retained by the Board and a copy given to the taxpayer upon request.  A
                   copy must be kept by the taxpayer to show proof of filing.
 
RULE 5:     Complaints must be filed with the Clerk to the Board within thirty (30)
                   calendar days after the date of publication of the assessment list for the
                   affected year.
 
RULE 6:     All evidence to be considered shall be filed with the original complaint.  If
                   the complaint is for overvaluation, then evidence of such overvaluation
                   must be submitted, including but not limited to an appraisal of the subject
                   property.  If the complaint is on unequal treatment, the evidence must
                   include 5 comparable properties in the area of the subject along
                   with information (square footage, age, condition, etc.) on each comparable.
                   The Board of Review will only consider evidence presented to them for
                   review.