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REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS: Payment in full amount will be accepted up to and including January 31, 2015. If you choose to pay under the two payment plan, you must pay one-half of the general tax plus all special assessments by January 31, 2015, to the Town of Osborn. This amount is shown on the Tax Bill as “1st Installment”. The second payment of the general tax or any payment after January 31, 2015, is payable to the Outagamie County Treasurer at the Court House, Appleton, WI by July 31, 2015.
Please note that Real Estate Tax Bills less than $100.00 will be due and payable IN FULL by January 31, 2015. There are NO installment payments of tax bills less than $100.00 in value.
PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX BILLS: Payments in the full amount will be accepted up to and including January 31, 2015, payable to the Town of Osborn. There are no installment payments on Personal Property Taxes.
TO PAY IN PERSON: Taxes may be paid at the Town Hall at W3389 Cty Rd EE, Seymour on December 27th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, and on January 31stfrom 9:00 a.m. to Noon. (Note: These dates are printed on your taxes.)
REMITTANCE INSTRUCTIONS. To avoid standing in line, it is recommended that taxes be paid by mail. Please make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, Town of Osborn and mail to Ann Volkman, N5250 Ballard Rd., Seymour, WI 54165. Date of postmark is date used as payment date. If return receipt is requested, send the entire tax bill(s) with a self-addressed stamped envelope. By order of the Town Board there will be no collections at the home of the Town Treasurer. If paying taxes at the Town Hall, please do so with a personal check, cashier’s check, or money order. Any questions please contact Ann Volkman, Treasurer at 738-1816.
Town of Osborn
Tax Rates for 2014, Due in 2015
State Tax 0.00018346 0.00017926
County Tax 0.00547347 0.00539366
Local Tax 0.00273152 0.00273056
Seymour School Tax 0.01008295 0.00994700
Freedom School Tax 0.01040517 0.01009316
Fox Valley Tech 0.00213336 0.00118726
State School Tax Credit -0.00153402 -0.00154306
Total Tax Rate Per Thousand of Valuation:
Seymour School District $ 19.07 $ 17.89
Freedom School District $ 19.39 $ 18.04
DOG LICENSE- Payment should be included with your remittance to the Town of Osborn by January 31, 2015. There will be a late filing fee of $5.00 for a license not paid by April 1, 2015. License fees are as follows: Male or Female $8.00, Neutered or Spayed $5.00. All dogs 5 months of age and older by July 1st of a given year must be registered and licensed. State laws require that all dogs be given rabies vaccinations in accordance with acceptable practice. Proof of rabies vaccination is required. No dog licenses will be issued without a valid rabies certificate accompanying the dog license fee payment.
PROPERTY VALUATIONS- Please contact Assessor, Sally Vanderveren at 920-619-8843.
GARBAGE AND RECLYCLING ASSESSMENT- The town-wide garbage pickup for Jan.-Dec. 2013 appears as a special assessment for $109.22 on the property taxes. The garbage pickup will continue and be assessed next year.
TOWN HALL RENTAL- If you are interested in renting the town hall for the 2015 Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, please contact Darlene Schultz at 833-2942 by January 31. The names will be placed in a lottery and drawn at the February Town Board Meeting.
ADDRESS SIGNS-Please keep the snow cleared from the address signs so they are visible in case of an emergency.
TOWN WEBSITE- www.townofosborn.com. This site includes meeting notes, calendar for recycling, hall rentals and general information. If you have any suggestions on what you like to see on the website please contact the town clerk at 833-2942.
SNOWPLOWING- Pushing snow across the road is illegal. It is a State Law and does carry a fine. This is a safety issue and will be enforced by the Outagamie County Sherriff’s Department.
HELP KEEP THE TOWNSHIP CLEAN-On windy days please place covers on your garbage/recycling containers to keep garbage/recycling from blowing to your neighbors.