Town of Stillwater, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Stillwater as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation — See Ch. 183.
[Adopted 6-20-1996 by L.L. No. 2-1996]

§ 5-1 Single appointed Assessor.

The Town of Stillwater shall on and after January 1, 1997, have but one Assessor, which Assessor shall be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Stillwater in accordance with § 310 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York.

§ 5-2 Termination of office of elected Assessors.

The terms of office for the present three elected Assessors and their successors for the Town of Stillwater shall terminate on January 1, 1997.

§ 5-3 Permissive referendum.

This article is subject to a permissive referendum in the manner prescribed in § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: No valid petition was filed as of 8-19-1996 requesting such referendum.

§ 5-4 Legislative authority.

This article is adopted in accordance with the provision of § 328 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York.

§ 5-5 When effective.

This article shall take effect 45 days after its adoption and upon it being duly filed in the Office of the Secretary of State.
[Adopted 5-10-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]

§ 5-6 Title.

This article shall be known as the "Town of Stillwater Alternate Grievance Day Act."

§ 5-7 Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to establish an alternate date for the annual meeting of the Board of Assessment Review of the Town of Stillwater in any year in which the Assessor is employed by one or more assessing units in addition to the Town of Stillwater.

§ 5-8 Legislative authority.

This article is enacted pursuant to the authority granted by Subdivision 1-a of § 512 of the New York State Real Property Tax Law.

§ 5-9 Definitions.

Terms in this article shall have the same definition as those terms are defined in the New York State Real Property Tax Law.

§ 5-10 Meeting dates.

Commencing with the tentative assessment roll for 2007, the meeting of the Board of Assessment Review for the Town of Stillwater shall take place on the first Thursday following the fourth Tuesday in May and for such additional days as the Board deems necessary to hear complaints in relation to tentative assessments.

§ 5-11 Construal of provisions.

If any part or provision of this article is inconsistent with any federal and state statute, law, rule or regulation, then such statute, law, rule or regulation shall prevail.

§ 5-12 When effective.

This article shall take effect upon enactment and filing with the New York State Secretary of State and the New York State Board of Real Property Services.