Board of Review

The Pere Marquette Township Board of Review is a citizen committee created through Michigan's General Property Tax Act (206 of 1893).  It's part of the system of checks and balances of the Assessor's office for the purpose of ascertaining that property has been uniformly assessed (MCL 211.28 -211.33).  Members are selected by the Township Supervisor and appointed by the Township Board.  Members serve 2-year terms and all members' terms run concurrently.

 Member   Position  Term ending
 Jennifer Richert  Chair  January 1, 2023
 James Hinman  Member  January 1, 2023
 Rick Deering  Member  January 1, 2023
 Marsha Gould  Alternate Member  January 1, 2023
 Monica Schuyler  Alternate Member  January 1, 2023
 Gerald A. Bleau  Secretary (Statutory; Non-voting)  November 20, 2024

Typical duties of the Board of Review include: 

  • Ensure Uniform Assessment of Real and Personal Property in the Township
  • Consider Taxpayer Petitions Regarding Property Values
  • Correct Errors and/or Omissions
  • Consider Requests for Tax Exemptions
  • Meet State Standards in Record-keeping Compliance
Meetings:  Regular meetings of the Board of Review are held in March, July, and December at the Pere Marquette Township Hall.  In March, the Board of Review can consider taxpayer petitions regarding the valuation of their property.  An appeal at the March Board of Review also preserves the petitioner's right to appeal further.  July and December Boards of Review cannot consider questions of property valuation.  July and December meetings are limited to correction of clerical errors, various exemption applications, and other items specifically allowed by State Law.  Please contact the Assessor if you have any questions about which Board of Review session to attend for your specific issue.

 March 8 9:30 a.m.  Organizational Meeting
 March 14 1:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Consider taxpayer petitions, including valuation
 March 16 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Consider taxpayer petitions, including valuation
 July 19 9:30 a.m.  Consider taxpayer petitions, except valuation
 December 13 9:30 a.m.  Consider taxpayer petitions, except valuation
            Contact Information    ~  231.845.1277
Gerald A. Bleau, Secretary of Board of Review, option 5/ext.222
Pere Marquette Charter Township Board of Review
1699 S. Pere Marquette Hwy.
Ludington, MI  49431