2020 Local Board of Appeal and Equalization Meetings

 
 

Due to the ever-changing restrictions and precautions surrounding COVID-19, the way that local board of appeal and equalization (LBAE) meetings can be run is also constantly changing. These changes include such things as mandating that the meeting be held virtually or only allowing written appeals, among others. Please click on your city or township name below to get the latest information available for your LBAE meeting. 

Information below is current as of 5/8/2020.     

Please let us know if you encounter broken links or incorrect information - Contact Katherine Brey at 218-726-2307 or BreyK@StLouisCountyMN.gov

Alango: 

04/28/2020,  5-6 pm

No physical meeting will be held.

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Call 218-666-2352 or send appeals to:

Jeri Bonette, Clerk, 10585 Hwy 2, Angora, MN 55703

Appeal Deadline: 04/28/2020  

 

Alborn:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

Alden:

Written appeals only. 

Mail or email appeals to:

Alex Deters, Township Clerk, 7217 Hill Rd, Two Harbors, MN 55616

or aldentwpclerk@gmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/30/2020  

 

Angora:

Written appeals only.     

Send appeals to:   

Patti Alt, Angora Township Clerk, PO Box 1044, Cook, MN 55723 

Appeal Deadline: 04/23/2020

  

Arrowhead:

Written Appeals Only

Send appeals to:

Angie Irvine, Township Clerk, 4192 Brandon Rd, Brookston, MN 55711 or

angie.irvine@yahoo.com

Contact 218-260-5452 with questions.     

Deadline: 04/28/20

   

Ault:

Written Appeals Only

Send appeals to:

Roxanne Scranton, Clerk, 1839 Brimson Rd, Brimson, MN 55602 or

aulttwp@frontiernet.net 

Contact 612-201-5943 with questions

Deadline: 04/22/20     

 

Aurora:

Written appeals only

Send appeals to: 

Becky Lammi, City Clerk, PO Box 160, Aurora, MN 55705 or

cityclerk@ci.aurora.mn.us

Contact 218-229-2614 with questions

Deadline: 04/30/20

    

Babbitt:

04/21/2020, 9-10 am via Teleconference

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

To join the meeting via phone at the above time, call:

978-990-5000, enter access code 723728

or send appeals to:

Cathy Bissonette, Clerk-Treasurer, City of Babbitt, 71 South Dr, Babbitt, MN 55706

Contact 218-827-3647 or cathy@babbitt-mn.com with questions.

Appeal Deadline: 04/21/2020  

 

Balkan:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Bassett:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Beatty:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

City of Biwabik:

No physical meeting will be held.

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Contact: Jeff Jacobson, City Administrator

218-865-4183 or send appeals to:

PO Box 529, Biwabik, MN 55708

administrator@cityofbiwabik.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/08/2020

 

Biwabik Township:

No physical meeting will be held. 

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Contact: Emily Highland, Clerk

218-865-4238 or send appeals to:

6555 Oak Dr, Gilbert, MN 55741 or

clerk@biwabiktownship.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/09/2020  

 

Breitung:

05/12/2020, 1-2 pm am via Teleconference

To join the meeting via phone at the above time, call:

701-802-5299, enter access code 8973797#

Written appeals only

Send appeals to: 

Dianna Sunsdahl, Township Clerk 

PO Box 56,  Soudan, MN 55782 or

clerk@breitungtownship.org

Contact 218-753-6020 with questions

Deadline: 05/12/20

 

Brevator:

Open Book meeting

04/14/2020 11-12 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Perry Ponshock

218-725-5198

PonshockP@StLouisCountyMN.gov

100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802

 

Brookston:

Open Book meeting

04/15/2020, 12-1 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Jon Osterberg

218-733-2916

OsterbergJ@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802

 

Buhl:

04/23/2020, 10-11 am at Buhl-Kinney Senior Center

(Change from previous years)

302 Frantz St, Buhl, MN 55713

Written appeals encouraged

Contact: Ryan Pervenanze, Clerk-Treasurer 

218-258-3226 or

rpervenanze@cityofbuhlmn.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/23/2020

 

Camp 5:

Open Book meeting

04/07/2020, 9-10 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Beth Sokoloski

218-471-7735

SokoloskiB@stlouiscountymn.gov

County Assessor, 9558 Ashawa Rd, Cook, MN 55723 

 

Canosia:

Written appeals only.

Contact: Susan Krasaway, Clerk

218-590-6746

4896 Midway Rd, Duluth, MN 55811 or

canosiatownship@yahoo.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/22/2020

 

Cedar Valley:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Barb Peterson, Clerk

320-237-2234

7826 Hwy 73, Floodwood, MN 55736 or

cedarvalleyclerk@gmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/14/2020 

 

Cherry:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

Chisholm:

Written appeals only.

Appeals can be submitted via mail, email, or dropped off at City Hall

(mail receptacle located outside and directly to the left of the west door to City Hall – Entrance 2)

Contact: Bill Manney, City Administrator

Chisholm City Hall, 

Attn: Administrator

316 West Lake Street

Chisholm, MN 55719 or·      

bmanney@ci.chisholm.mn.us

Appeal Deadline: 04/14/2020 at 2pm   

 

Clinton:

04/07/2020, 4-5 pm via Virtual Meeting. 

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Contact: Brian Mayry, Clerk

at 218-780-3678 or email clintontownshipmn@gmail.com

to request virtual meeting access

or send appeals to:

PO Box 147, Iron, MN 55751

Appeal Deadline: 04/07/2020

 

Colvin:

04/16/2020, 10-11 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Natalie Beck, Town of Colvin Clerk

2436 Vermilion Tr, Makinen, MN 55763

218-780-7323

colvintownhall@frontier.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/16/2020

 

Cook:

Open Book meeting

04/08/2020, 10-11 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Ron Bushbaum

218-471-7277

BushbaumR@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 9558 Ashawa Rd, Cook, MN 55723 

 

Cotton:

Meeting via telephone or other electronic means pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.021

No physical meeting will be held; written appeals only

Contact: Megan Julin, Clerk

218-482-3216

PO Box 126, Cotton, MN 55724 or

towncotton@outlook.org

Meeting Date & Appeal Deadline: 04/08/2020, 4-5pm

You can dial into the meeting using your phone at the above time by 

calling: 1-224-501-3412, enter access code 865-344-981

 

Crane Lake:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

Culver:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Joanne Lee, Clerk

218-491-1458

5292 Hwy 31, Brookston, MN 55711 or

culvertownship@outlook.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/06/2020 

 

City of Duluth:

Written appeals only.

Instructions for appeals at duluthmn.gov/finance/lbae or

Call 218-730-5059

Mail or email appeals to:

Finance Department

treasury@duluthmn.gov

411 W 1st St #120, Duluth, MN 55802

Appeal Deadline: 05/14/2020 at 2 pm

 

Duluth Township:

Written appeals only. 

Mail or email appeals to:

Ann K. Cox, Township Clerk,

6092 Homestead Rd, Duluth, MN 55804 or

Townclerk@lakenet.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/14/2020 

 

Eagles Nest:

No physical meeting will be held; written appeals only

Mail or email appeals to:

Deb Siverhus, Township Clerk,

1552 Bear Head State Park Road, Ely, MN 55731 or

eaglesnesttwp@citlink.net

Appeal Deadline: 05/02/2020 

 

Ellsburg:

Reconvene scheduled for 5/12/2020 from 3-4 pm.  

Only written and emailed appeals will be accepted.

Send appeals to:

Township Clerk, P. O. Box 308, Melrude, MN 55766 or

ellsburg2@arrowheadtel.net

Appeal deadline: 05/12/2020

 

Elmer:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Brittany Hanuschak, Town Clerk

218-427-2436 

7882 Hwy 5, Meadowlands, MN 55765 or

elmertownship@outlook.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/28/2020 

 

Ely:

4/16/2020, 5-6 pm via Virtual Meeting. 

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Casey Velcheff, Deputy Clerk

218-365-3224

209 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731 or

deputyclerk@ely.mn.us

Appeal Deadline: 04/16/2020 by 6 pm

Members of the public may monitor the meeting by viewing it live on Midco Public Access TV Channels 11 and 98 and on the City of Ely Facebook page via Facebook Live.

 

Embarrass:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Eveleth:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

Fairbanks:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Fayal:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

Field:

04/28/2020, 11-12 pm

No physical meeting will be held.

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Call 218-780-7012 or send appeals to:

Pat Chapman, Township Clerk, 9998 E Lind Rd, Cook, MN 55703

clerk@fieldtownship.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/28/2020 

 

Fine Lakes:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Joanne Dawson, Clerk

218-476-2770 

4580 Hingeley Rd, Floodwood, MN 55703 or

wjdawson@frontier.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/12/2020 

 

City of Floodwood:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Jessica Rich, Administrator/Clerk

218-476-2751

PO Box 348, Floodwood, MN 55736 or

admin@ci.floodwood.mn.us

Appeal Deadline: 05/06/2020

 

Floodwood Township:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Fredenberg:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Diane Palmstein, Township Clerk

218-721-3991

5104 Fish Lake Rd, Duluth, MN 55803 or

fredenbergtwp@gmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/29/2020  

 

French:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Gilbert:

Open Book meeting

04/29/2020, 3-4 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Todd Manninen

218-471-7278

ManninenT2@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 201 S 3rd Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792

 

Gnesen:

Written appeals only.

Contact: Lottie Haller, Clerk

218-721-3158

6356 Howard Gnesen Rd, Duluth, MN 55803 or

lottie@gnesen.org

Appeal Deadline: 04/16/20202 

 

Grand Lake:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: LeeAnn Vanderscheuren, Town Clerk

218-729-8978

PO Box 1023, Twig, MN 55791 or

grandlakeclerk@hotmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/23/2020 

 

Great Scott:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Greenwood:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Halden:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Hermantown:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Bonnie Engseth, City Clerk

218-729-8978

5105 Maple Grove Road, Hermantown, MN 55811 or

bengseth@hermantownmn.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/15/2020 

 

Hibbing:

Open Book meeting

05/05/2020, 1-2 pm

Appeal by phone or mail to:

218-262-6089

County Assessor, 401 E 21st St, Hibbing, MN 55746 

 

Hoyt Lakes:

Mail or email appeals to:

Rebecca Burich, Clerk-Treasurer 

206 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Hoyt Lakes, MN 55775 or

rburich@hoytlakes.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/14/2020 

 

Industrial:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Kristel Kubis

218-393-9034

PO Box 4, Saginaw, MN 55779 or

kristelkubis@gmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/16/2020 

 

Iron Junction:

Open Book meeting

04/29/2020, 3-4 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Todd Manninen

218-471-7278

ManninenT2@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 201 S 3rd Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792 

 

Kabetogama:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Kelsey:

Written appeals only.

Contact: Debbie Slygh, Clerk

218-427-2323

8638 McKay Rd, Kelsey, MN 55724 or

slygh55724@msn.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/05/2020 

 

Kinney:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Kugler:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Lakewood:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Ellen Hanson, Clerk

218-409-1999

3110 Strand Rd, Duluth, MN 55804 or

ehanson5@d.umn.edu

Appeal Deadline: 04/09/2020

 

Lavell:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Leiding:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Leonidas:

Open Book meeting

04/21/2020, 1-2 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Chris Joelson

218-471-7734

JoelsonC@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 201 S 3rd Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792 

 

Linden Grove:

Written appeals only. 

Mail appeals to:

Rick Deatherage, Township Clerk, 2153 Hwy 73, Cook, MN 55723

Appeal Deadline: 05/07/2020 

 

McDavitt:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

McKinley:

Open Book meeting

04/29/2020, 1-2 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Shaun Hainey

218-471-7272

HaineyS@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 201 S 3rd Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792 

 

City of Meadowlands:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: John Stoessel, City Clerk

218-427-2468

PO Box 128, Meadowlands, MN 55765 or

johnstoessel@hotmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/05/2020 

 

Meadowlands Township:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Debra Zubrod, Clerk-Treasurer

218-427-2657

9756 Jochim Rd, PO Box 105, Meadowlands, MN 55765 or

mdlstownship53@outlook.com

Appeal Deadline: 05/05/2020 

 

Midway:

05/12/2020, 2-3 pm via Teleconference

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

To join the meeting via phone at the above meeting time, call:

1-224-458-3215, enter access code 988 572 882#

Backup phone option if there are issues with the teleconference number: 218-348-3086

or send appeals to:

Lois Lennartson, Clerk, 3302 Midway Rd, Duluth, MN 55810

Appeal Deadline: 05/12/2020  

 

Morcom:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Morse:

04/22/2020, 9-10 am via Teleconference

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

To join the meeting via phone at the above meeting time, call:

425-436-6325, enter access code 518776

or send appeals to:

Nick Wognum, Township Clerk, PO Box 660, Ely, MN 55731

Contact 218-365-2613 or townofmorse@frontiernet.net

with questions or to register.

Appeal Deadline: 04/22/2020

 

Mountain Iron:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Ness:

Written appeals only. 

Mail or email appeals to:

Trisha Anderson, Clerk/Treasurer,

6072 Hwy 5, Alborn, MN 55702 or

nesstownship@gmail.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/21/2020 

 

New Independence:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Sanrda Lee Olson, Clerk

218-428-5860

PO Box 232, Saginaw, MN 55779 or

sandraleeo@frontiernet.net

Appeal Deadline: 04/21/2020 

 

Normanna:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Ellen Hanson, Clerk

218-409-1999

6083 Lakewood Rd, Duluth, MN 55804 or

ehanson5@d.umn.edu

Appeal Deadline: 04/08/2020 

 

North Star:

Open Book meeting

04/30/2020, 5-6 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Joe Odell

218-733-2905

odellj@stlouiscountymn.gov

County Assessor, 100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802

 

Northland:

Written appeals only.

Mail or email appeals to:

Bobbi Pirkola, Township Clerk, 8028 Forest Court Road, Canyon, MN 55717 or

pirkolad@frontiernet.net

Appeal Deadline: 04/07/2020 

 

Orr:

Open Book meeting

04/07/2020, 9-10 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Beth Sokoloski

218-471-7735

SokoloskiB@stlouiscountymn.gov

County Assessor, 9558 Ashawa Rd, Cook, MN 55723 

 

Owens:

04/30/2020,  2-3 pm

No physical meeting will be held.

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Call 218-666-2417 or send appeals to:

Shirley Woods, Township Clerk, 8343 E Leander Rd, Cook, MN 55723

Appeal Deadline: 04/30/2020

 

Pequaywan:

The LBAE meeting scheduled on April 29 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. will be conducted via telephone conference and will be open to the public. 

If you would like to listen in, send an email to peqdepclerk@gmail.com with your phone number. You will be registered for the meeting and will be sent information on how to get into the conference call.  

Written appeals preferred. 

Contact: Lita Wallace, Town Clerk

3081 Little Cloquet River Road. Duluth MN 55803

218-525-4068

peqclerk@gmail.com

www.pequaywantownship.org

Appeal Deadline: 04/29/2020 

 

Pike:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Portage:

Open Book meeting

04/16/2020, 10-11 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Beth Sokoloski

218-471-7735

SokoloskiB@stlouiscountymn.gov

County Assessor, 9558 Ashawa Rd, Cook, MN 55723

 

Prairie Lake:

Open Book meeting

04/15/2020, 12-1 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Jon Osterberg

218-733-2916

OsterbergJ@StLouisCountyMN.gov

100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802
 

Proctor:

Written appeals only.

Mail or email appeals to:

Troy DeWall, City Administrator, 100 Pionk Dr, Proctor, MN 55810 or

tdewall@proctormn.gov

Contact 218-624-3641 with questions.

Appeal deadline: 05/07/2020

 

Rice Lake:

Written appeals only.

Mail or email appeals to:

Toni Blomdahl, Rice Lake City Hall, 4107 W Beyer Rd, Rice Lake, MN 55803 or

tblomdahl@ricelakecitymn.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/21/2020

 

Sandy:

Open Book meeting

04/29/2020, 2-3 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Shaun Hainey

218-471-7272

HaineyS@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 201 S 3rd Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792 

 

Solway:

Open Book meeting

04/07/2020, 4-5 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Sean Worthington

218-726-2095

WorthingtonS@stlouiscountymn.gov

County Assessor, 100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802 

 

Stoney Brook:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Sturgeon:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Toivola:

Open Book meeting

04/15/2020, 12-1 pm

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Jon Osterberg

218-733-2916

OsterbergJ@StLouisCountyMN.gov 

100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802

 

Tower:

Open Book meeting

05/06/2020, 10-11 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

David Hillstrom

218-365-8208

HillstromD@StLouisCountyMN.gov

County Assessor, 100 N 5th Ave W #212, Duluth, MN 55802 

 

Van Buren:

Open Book meeting

05/12/2020, 10-11 am

Appeal by phone, mail, or email to:

Jon Osterberg

218-733-2916

OsterbergJ@StLouisCountyMN.gov 

100 N 5th Ave W, #212, Duluth, MN 55802

 

Vermilion Lake:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Virginia:

Written appeals only. 

Contact: Pamela Labine, City Clerk

Call 218-748-7500 with questions or send appeals to:

Virginia City Clerk
c/o Pamela Labine
327 1st Street South
Virginia, MN 55792 or

plabine@virginiamn.us

Appeal Deadline: 04/16/2020 

 

Waasa:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice  

 

White:

04/22/2020, 1-2 pm

Appeals by phone or in writing. 

Contact: Jodi Knaus, Clerk

218-229-2813 or send appeals to:

PO Box 146, Aurora, MN 55705 or

Jodi.Knaus@townofwhite.com

Appeal Deadline: 04/22/2020 

 

Willow Valley:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Winton:

No reported changes, see your Valuation Notice 

 

Wuori:

05/05/2020, 9-10 am via phone/computer

Appeals by phone or in writing.

To join the meeting via phone at the above time, call:

312-757-3121, enter access code 426-399-973 or

To join the meeting via your computer or tablet, visit:

https://www.gotomeet.me/WuoriTownship

Written appeals can be sent to:

Patricia Simberg, Clerk, 7449 Werner Rd, Virginia, MN 55792

Appeal Deadline: 05/05/2020