Board of Review
From the City of Hamtramck Charter, Sec. 13-05 and 13-06:
Sec. 13-05 Board of Review
The board of review shall be appointed by the mayor, subject to approval by a majority vote of council- and mayor-elect, and shall be comprised of three persons who are residents in the city, and have the qualifications required by this charter for officers of the city. The term of office shall be for two years. The members of the board, during their term of office, shall not be city officers, employees, nominees, or candidates for elective city office. The assessor shall be secretary of the board and shall attend its meetings prepared to present the position of his office without the right to vote upon any decision of the board.
Sec. 13-06 Duties and Functions of Board of Review
For the purpose of reviewing and correcting assessments, the board of review shall have the same powers and perform like duties in all aspects as are by statute conferred upon and required of boards of review, except as otherwise provided in this charter. It shall hear the complaints of all persons considering themselves aggrieved by assessments; and if it shall appear that any person or property has been wrongfully assessed or omitted from the roll, the board shall correct the roll in such manner as it deems just. In all cases, the roll shall be reviewed according to the facts existing on the tax day, and no change in the status of any property after said day shall be considered by the board in making its decisions. Except as otherwise provided by statute, no person other than the board of review shall make or authorize any change upon or additions or corrections to the assessment roll.
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