Meeting Dates

Click here for the Notice of 2021 Board of Review

July 20, 2021 Special meeting to correct mutual mistakes of fact or clerical error.

December 14. 2021 Special meeting to correct mutual mistakes of fact or clerical error.

All decisions made by the 2021 March Board of Review have been mailed.  If you appealed to the March Board of Review and have not received your decision, please contact the Assessor's office and we will be happy to remail a decision.

Any further appeal of the decision made by the 2020 Board of Review must be made to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.  That information is located on your decision form or on the Michigan Tax Tribunal -

Board Member Job Description

Title:    Board of Review Member



Nature of Work



Appointed by the Charter Township of Kalamazoo Board of Trustees to hear appeals of the Assessed Value of any taxpayer in the Township to ensure that all property is fairly and equitably assessed. The Board members must make decisions based upon the information provided by the taxpayer. This board meets as prescribed by the State of Michigan Compiled Laws.

Requirements of Board of Review Member


Must be an elector of the Charter Township of Kalamazoo.


Two-thirds of the members must be property taxpayers of the Township.
Must be available for all meetings of the Board of Review.
Once appointed, training is available.


No experience is required, however, some knowledge of the Township would be beneficial



General Information

Appeals of assessed values, taxable values, exemptions and property class are governed by the Michigan General Property Tax Laws. Property assessment notices are mailed to all taxpayers of record if there is a change in assessed value or taxable value from the prior year. These Change of Assessment Notices are mailed during the second or third week in February. The dates for appeals are included on this notice.

Board of Review

Board of Review members are appointed by the Board of Trustees. They are appointed to a two year term expiring on December 31 of the even years. The current Board members are:


Kevin Sampson

Shawn Gallagher

James Rodbard

These terms expire on December 31, 2022.  If you are interested in applying for this board, please send a completed application indicating your interest in this position to:

James R. Yonker, Assessor
1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49004


1720 Riverview Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49004


Phone: (269) 381-8080 Fax: (269) 381-3550


8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.




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