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Early Voting at Fremont Township Starts June 13

The primary election is June 28th this year.   Early voting at Fremont Township starts on June 13 and goes through June 25.  The hours are Monday -Friday from 9:00 am til 5:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am til 2:00 pm.  Voting is at our administrative office at 22385 Route 60.  Please go around to the…
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Job Openings at the Fremont Highway Department

Full-time Road Maintenance Worker – Looking for a job that has variety, plenty of outdoor time, and many opportunities to learn new skills?  Our highway department is looking for someone to join our crew of 5.  CDL required. Starting pay is $22-25, commensurate with experience.    Seasonal Part-time Conservation Intern – Maintain and continue to develop our township’s native areas. Must be willing and…
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Ride Lake County Pace Bus Service Expanded to Include all of Lake County. Register at 1-800-201-6446

REGISTER FOR THE NEW RIDE LAKE COUNTY EXPANDED SERVICE BY CALLING THE PACE CALL CENTER AT 1-800-201-6446 On May 1, 2022, Ride Lake County, a countywide, borderless paratransit service with flexible on demand service, geared toward seniors age 60+ and individuals with mobility limitations will be launched. Ride Lake County will provide eligible users of…
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Assessor FAQs

The Assessor uses three years of sales preceding the assessment date to estimate market value. The assessment date is January 1 of the current year. No projected future value of the property is predicted nor does it figure into the analysis. It is not possible to appraise all the property in the township using the current year sales data as it would delay the entire tax cycle process.

There are four different types of exemptions that either reduce or defer an increase in the equalized value of your property. The net effect of these exemptions is to lower the assessed valuation to which the tax rate is then applied. The qualifications and application procedures vary for each program. However, you must own the property and it must be your primary residence to qualify for any of these exemptions.


Other exemptions available through the Chief County Assessment Office include:

Contrary to popular belief, your assessment does not determine your taxes. The main purpose of assessing property is to fairly distribute the tax burden according to your property’s value. Generally, tax bills go up or down as a result of spending changes by taxing bodies. So, if government spending and levy requests remain consistent, most of us will see no change in our tax bills.