Town of Collins, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Collins as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation — See Ch. 274.
[Adopted 8-16-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010]

§ 15-1 Title.

The title of this article is "A Local Law to Establish the Office of Single Appointed Assessor Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law § 328."

§ 15-2 Authority.

This article is adopted pursuant to Real Property Tax Law § 328.

§ 15-3 Intent.

It is the intent of this article to abolish the board of three elected Assessors in the Town of Collins and to substitute therefor a single appointed Assessor to be appointed pursuant to Real Property Tax Law § 310.

§ 15-4 Elected offices abolished.

A. 
The offices of the three elected Assessors as previously established and continued by the Town of Collins are hereby abolished. The terms of office of the board of three elected Assessors shall terminate on December 31 of the year in which this article shall take effect.
B. 
In the place and stead of the board of three elected Assessors, the Town of Collins shall have one single Assessor to be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Collins.

§ 15-5 Effective date.

This article shall take effect December 31, 2010.
[Adopted 5-20-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]

§ 15-6 Purpose.

The State of New York has granted the governing body of an assessing unit that employs an Assessor who is at the same time employed by another assessing unit the power and authority to establish a date for the meetings of the Board of Assessment Review other than that provided by state law.

§ 15-7 Date established.

The Board of Assessment Review for the Town of Collins shall meet on the first Wednesday after the fourth Tuesday in May of each year and thereafter as may be necessary to discharge its duties.