Board of Appeal and Equalization Meeting

The Medina Local Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting will be held telephonically on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. See call-in instructions below. There will be no physical meeting, so residents wishing to participate must do so by calling into the meeting after completing the three steps below in advance of the meeting date.

Property owners desiring to appeal your 2020 valuation or classification to the Medina Local Board of Appeals and Equalization must follow the three steps outlined below:

  • Step 1: To begin the appeal process, you must first contact the City Assessor at (763) 473-3978. Contacting the City Assessor will allow you the opportunity to work out a valuation or classification change prior to the Local Board meeting. It will also allow the City Assessor time to bring any information or analysis on your property to the Local Board meeting.
  • Step 2: Complete the 2020 City Application (PDF to print) or 2020 City Application (fillable PDF) prior to the Local Board meeting and email it to scott.johnson@medinamn.gov before 4:30 p.m. on April 8th.
  • Step 3: Submit supporting evidence for a valuation or classification change along with your application to the email address above. Supporting evidence may include comparable properties in your neighborhood or an appraisal.

Appearing before the BoardYou may appear before the Board on April 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. via telephone by dialing 1-612-517-3122 and entering Conference ID: 365 668 438# or by letter by submitting an application and supporting evidence before 4:30 p.m. on April 8th.

Instructions during the telephonic meeting: The meeting moderator will mute all microphones to keep ambient noise to a minimum. If you would like to speak to appeal your property value or classification, please send an email with your name and property address within the first ten minutes of the meeting to Mayor Kathleen Martin (kathleen.martin@medinamn.gov) or City Administrator Scott Johnson (scott.johnson@medinamn.gov). When it is your turn to address the Board, you will be called upon to unmute your microphone by dialing *6. When you are done speaking, you should dial *6 to re-mute your microphone.

Reconvened Meeting Date: The City Council has scheduled a continuation of the Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting to be held on April 21, 2020 at 6 p.m. This meeting will allow the board to reconvene at a later date for the purpose of considering the appeals that were presented on April 8th, but new appeals will not be heard at the reconvened meeting. All appeals must first be brought to the April 8th meeting.

More Information regarding appealing your valuation or classification can be found in this handout: Board of Appeal and Equalization – Informational Handout for 2020