Grievance Day is Tuesday May 23, 2023 - City Council Room

This Page is updated frequently. Please check back as Grievance Day approaches.

***The Assessment Office will NOT be holding a "How to Grieve your Assessment" class for 2023:  
 The Powerpoint used for the class is attached here:

Grievance Class Powerpoint

This Powerpoint should answer most if not all your questions on how to complete the forms. If you still have questions after reviewing the Powerpoint please contact the Assessment Office.

Board of Assessment Review (BAR) will meet at - 474 Broadway, City Council Room

View Board members here

Please Read the Following instructions carefully:

To grieve your assessment, fill out the application and submit along with all supporting documentation. We begin accepting applications in the office on Monday May 1, 2023.  We also accept by mail but be advised Post marked will NOT be accepted. Grievance packets can also be mailed out by request 

Board of Assessment Review (BAR) will be hearing grievances at the times below.  You do not need to be present to Grieve your Assessment, however please advise us if you would like to attend.  You must submit your completed application and documentation to the Assessment Office in order to be scheduled for a time PRIOR to the start of each BAR hearing session.

  • Morning Session9 a.m. - Noon
  • Afternoon Session1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Evening Session: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Grievance Packets are available Below:

Grievance Packet   

Links to Sites of Interest:

Contesting Your Assessment

Assessment vs. Taxes: What's the Difference

Fair Assessment - A Guide for Property Owners

Estimate of Market Value 

Understanding Equalization Rate

These forms and others located here:

Videos of Interest:

Contesting Your Assessment - Video