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HomeMy WebLinkAbout2008 #3NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE 41 STATE STREET Local Law Filing 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 riot use lzi b � � �,t NEIN Yopc italics or underlining to indicate new matter. WARN94T OF STA -M ❑ County F I L E- D ❑ City of Groton MAR 14 ZOW D Town - - -- -- - ❑ Village MISGLi� US & STafiE REijORDS Local Law No. ____ __ __ 3__ of the year 20 08 A local law to provide an exemption from real property taxes for veterans who rendered military (Insert Title) service to the United States during the "Cold War" Be it enacted by the Town Board of the -- (Name ofLegisWive Body) ❑ County ❑ City of Groton -- - - _ _ - - - - - - -- -- -- -- - - -- - as follows: D Town ❑ Village Section 1. This Local Law shall provide an exemption from real property taxes for real property owned by veterans who rendered military service to the United States during the "Cold War". Section 2. In accordance with the provisions of Section 458-b of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York, residential real property owned by veterans who rendered military service to the United States during the "Cold War" shall be exempt from Town taxation. Section 3. The maximum exemptions allowable from Town's real property taxation pursuant to Section 458-b of the Real property Tax Law shall be 10% of the property's assessment, not to exceed $8,000 multiplied by the latest final state equalization rate for service during the "Cold War" and a percentage of the property's assessment equal to one-half of any service connected disability rating not to exceed $40,000 multiplied by the latest final state equalization rate. Section 4: This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the New York State 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.) 1 hereby certify that the local law annexed hereto, designated as local law No. 3 of 20 08 of the ()Mr X(9"(Town)(XM§4b of Groton was duly passed by the Town Board on March 11 20 08 , 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.) 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 executive officer of a county elected on a county -wide basis or. if there be none, the chairperson of the county legislative body. the mayor of a city or village, or the supervisor of a town where such officer is vested 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.) I 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 1 , above. CI rk e county legislative body, City, Town or Village Clerk or officer designated by local legislative body (Seal) Date: �/ _. GGl Cil (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 co rect to t andat all proper edings have been had or taken for the enactment of the local law annexed hereto. / / - �/r/T7 . 4 Signatur Attorney for the T n Title 'GOD( by QWof Groton Town �kl�e Date: DOS -239 (Rev. 05/05) Page 3 of 3