Public Notice to all customers of the Cascade Water Utility: PUBLIC NOTICE TO ALL CUSTOMERS OF THECASCADE WATER UTILITYThe Cascade Water Utility (Utility) has filed an application with the Public Service Commissionof Wisconsin (Commission) to increase water rates. The total increase in water revenuesrequested is $207,248 which will result in an estimated overall rate increase of 201.04 percentover the water utility’s present revenues and would be implemented in two steps. The proposedStep 1 increase of $52,558 would take effect upon the issuance of the Final Decision by theCommission. The overall Step 2 increase of $207,248 is compared to the current rates and is anadditional increase of $154,690 over Step 1 rates. The Utility would implement the remainingStep 2 increase when the Utility notifies the Commission that it has placed Well No. 3 in service.If the request is granted, the water bill for an average residential customer with a ⅝-inch or ¾-inch meter who uses 10,000 gallons of water per quarter will increase from $41.80 to $142.00, or239.71 percent, after Step 2 has been implemented. The increase is necessary due to a 242.16percent increase in gross plant investment and a 140.47 percent increase in operating expensessince the last water conventional rate case was completed in 2016.A public hearing on the application has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 3:00p.m. This hearing has no physical location. Parties and Commission staff appear by Zoom.Parties and Commission staff may use the telephone connection as a backup or if no practicableinternet connection exists. Members of the public attend by Zoom or by audio-only telephoneconnection.Join Zoom over the internet at:https://us02web.zoom.us/my/pschearingsTo join Zoom telephone:1. Dial: +1 312 626 67992. Enter: 809 513 2930 # (Meeting ID)The Commission intends to livestream and record this hearing on YouTube. To access thelivestream, go to the Commission’s website at http://psc.wi.gov, click the dropdown menulabeled “News & Events”, and select item labeled “Broadcasts”.A person may testify in this proceeding without becoming a party and without attorneyrepresentation. A person may submit this testimony in only one of the following ways: Web Comment. File a comment on the internet. Go to the Commission’s web site athttp://psc.wi.gov, click the dropdown menu labeled “Commission Action”. Select theitem labeled “File a Public Comment”. On the next page select the “File a comment”link that appears for docket number 955-WR-101. Web comments shall be receivedno later than Friday, July 12, 2024. Live Comment. Make a live comment at the hearing. The ALJ may receive livecomments from any member of the public in attendance after the close of any partyand Commission staff testimony. The ALJ will receive such comments by stating thename of each member of the public connected to the hearing one at a time and askingif they would like to comment. Mail Comment. Send a comment by U.S. Mail. All comments submitted by U.S.Mail shall be received no later than Friday, July 12, 2024 and shall be addressed to:Attn: Docket 955-WR-101 Comments, Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 7854,Madison, WI 53707-7854.To access the documents, schedule, and other information about this docket, go to theCommission’s web site at http://psc.wi.gov, select the dropdown menu labeled ‘eServices”.Select the item labeled “Docket Search (CMS)”. On the next page enter 955-WR-101 in thespaces labeled “Case #” and select “Search”.If you have any questions, please contact the Cascade Water Utility at (920) 528-8642.

Open Book and Board of Review

VILLAGE OF CASCADE

NOTICE OF OPEN BOOK

NOTICE OF BOARD OF REVIEW

NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that the Assessment Roll for the Village of Cascade will be open for inspection at the Cascade Village Hall, 301 First St, Cascade, on Monday, May 13, 2024 for Open Book between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (OVER THE PHONE by appointment)

NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that the Board of Review for the Village of Cascade shall hold its first meeting at the Cascade Village Hall, 301 First St, Cascade, on Monday, June 3, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Please be advised of the following requirements to appear   the Board of Review and procedural requirements if appearing:

 

  • 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 that 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 any 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 under sub. (3)(a), that person provides to the clerk of the board of review notice as to whether the person will ask for removal under sub. (6m) (a) 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, 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 by telephone or object to a valuation; if that valuation was made by the assessor or the objector using the income method; unless the person supplies to the assessor all of the information about income and expenses, as specified in the manual under s. 73.03 (2a), that the assessor requests. The municipality or county shall provide by ordinance for the confidentiality of information about income and expenses that is provided to the assessor under this paragraph and shall provide exceptions for persons using the information in the discharge of duties imposed by law or of the duties of their office or by order of a court.  The information that is provided under this paragraph, unless a court determines that it is inaccurate, is not subject to the right of inspection and copying under s. 19.35 (1).

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,

Emily Rubenis, Clerk