The City of Cumberland, Barron County, is
seeking proposals from qualified firms to act as assessor for the
assessment years 2011-2012 (or beginning with assessment year
The City of Cumberland has a population of 2357
and approximately 1384 real estate parcels which includes 14
manufacturing parcels. There are 222 personal property parcels
which includes 8 manufacturing parcels. The last revaluation with
interior inspections was completed for assessment year 2003. Our
2009 ratio was 1.013525698. The City has one TIF district.
Any individual candidate or the firm’s staff
member that will be assigned to the City must be state certified and
should provide a resume together with proof of certification.
Assessor shall perform all work according to Chapter 70 of Wisconsin
State Statutes and must attend open book and board of review.
The current assessment data is on the Market
Drive program. Indicate the type of software you use and, if it is
different, explain how you would use the existing data format to
equitably maintain the assessments. Also describe how you would
share assessment data information with the municipal office (e.g.,
web site, hard copies of data sheets, a computer read only version
of the software). Maintaining a website of City assessment
information would be viewed favorably.
Proposals should include general information
about the firm and at least three references of clients for which
the individual/firm has provided assessment services over the past
three years. References must include contact information. Provide
a detailed explanation if there is any current or pending litigation
against your firm or any investigations by any regulatory agency.
Also provide proof of insurance, including general liability and
errors and omissions coverage.