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HomeMy WebLinkAbout2007 #2Local Law Filing NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41 STATE STREET ALBANY, NY 12231 (Use this form to file a local law with the Secretary of State.) Text of law should be given as amended. Do not include matter being eliminated and do not use italics or underlining to indicate new matter. ST ❑ County TF_-Ql 1K +F, "?0F [)Ep*p '►1ff NT O S`fRTE ❑ City of Groton Wl Town ❑ Village 2007; 0 U S Local Law No. 2 _ of the year 20 07 _ M1�:�'�=- A local law A LOCAL LAW IN RELATION TO THE ALTERNATIVE VETERANS & STATE R�7:Cop[�' (Insert Title) EXEMPTION FOR REAL PROPERTY TAXES Be it enacted by the Town Board of the (Name of Legislative Body) ❑ County ❑ City Groton as follows: Town ❑ Village Section 1. The Town of Groton hereby grants real property tax exemptions for veterans under the Alternative Exemption Program, with the following maximum levels of exemption: A) Past War Veteran Exemption — For those honorably discharged veterans (and certain of their family members as set forth in the enabling legislation) who served during the Spanish-American War, the Mexican Border War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War or Persian Gulf Conflict period.- 15% eriod:15% of the assessed value with a maximum exemption of $12,000.00 B) Combat Zone Veterans Exemption — For those veterans under Basic War Veterans Exemption who can also document service in a combat theater or zone.- An one: An additional 10% of the assessed value with a maximum exemption of $20,000.00 C) Disability Veterans Exemption — For those veterans who have received a service -connected disability compensation rating from the Veterans' Administration: An additional % of assessed value equal to 50% of disability rating with a maximum exemption of $40,000.00 Section ll. Ths local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State. DOS -239 (Rev. 05/05) Page 1 of 3 (Complete the certification in the paragraph that applies to the filing of this local law and strike out that which is not applicable.) 1. (Final adoption by local legislative body only.) 2 1 hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 07 of the (Town)(VXXM of Groton was duly passed by the Town Board on ____June, 12 20 07 , in accordance with the applicable (Name of Legislative Body) provisions of law. 2. (Passage by local legislative body with approval, no disapproval or repassage after disapproval by the Elective Chief Executive Officer*.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 of the (County)(City)(Town)(Village) of was duly passed by the on 20 and was (approved)(not approved) (Name of Legislative Body) (repassed after disapproval) by the and was deemed duly adopted (Elective Chief Executive Officer*) on 20 , in accordance w ith the applicable provisions of law. 3. (Final adoption by referendum.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 of the (County)(City)(Town)(Village) of was duly passed by the on 20 and was (approved)( not approved) (Name of Legislative Body) (repassed after disapproval) by the _ — on 20 (Elective Chief Executive Officer*) Such local law was submitted to the people by reason of a (mandatory)(permissive) referendum, and received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon at the (general) (special)(annual) election held on 20 , in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. 4. (Subject to permissive referendum and final adoption because no valid petition was filed requesting referendum.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 of the (County)(City)(Town)(Village) of was duly passed by the on 20 , and was (approved)(not approved) (Name of Legislative Body) (repassed after disapproval) by the _ _ on 20 Such local (Elective Chief Executive Officer*) law was subject to permissive referendum and no valid petition requesting such referendum was filed as of 20 , in accordance with the applicable provisions of law. * Elective Chief Executive Officer means or includes the chief executi\ e officer of a countN' elected on a count-\\'ide basis or. if'there be none. the chairperson of the county legislative bode. the mayor of a cite or village, or the supervisor of a town \\ here such off icer is \ ested with the power to approve or veto local laws or ordinances. DOS -239 (Rev. 05/05) Page 2 of 3 5. (City local law concerning Charter revision proposed by petition.) I hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 of the City of _-_ -_- _ having been submitted to referendum pursuant to the provisions of section (36)(37) of the Municipal Home Rule Law, and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of such city voting thereon at the (special)(general) election held on 20 , became operative. 6. (County local law concerning adoption of Charter.) hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. of 20 of the County of State of New York, having been submitted to the electors at the General Election of November 20 , pursuant to subdivisions 5 and 7 of section 33 of the Municipal Home Rule Law, and having received the affirmative vote of a majority of the qualified electors of the cities of said county as a unit and a majority of the qualified electors of the towns of said county considered as a unit voting at said general election, became operative. (If any other authorized form of final adoption has been followed, please provide an appropriate certification.) further certify that I have compared the preceding local law with the original on file in this office and that the same is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of such original local law, and was finally adopted in the manner indicated in paragraph , above. /c') Clerk of county legislative body, City, Town or Village Clerk or officer designated by local legislative body (Sea;) Date: /� 0�0 o'7 (Certification to be executed by County Attorney, Corporation Counsel, Town Attorney, Village Attorney or other authorized attorney of locality.) STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF TOMPKINS I, the undersigned, hereby certify that the foregoing local law contains the correct text and tha roper proceedings have been had or taken for the enactment of the local law annexed hereto. Signature Attorney for the Town Title &Xx Q;�of G roto n Town - - - Xi>t��� Date: -- - ---- - DOS -239 (Rev. 05/05) Page 3 of 3