[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Walden as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxation — See Ch. 267.
[Adopted 9-14-1993 by L.L. No. 5-1993 (Ch. 13, Art. I of the 1982 Code)]
Editor’s Note: This local law was subject to a permissive referendum and no valid petition requesting such referendum was filed as of 10-14-1993.
The intent of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Walden is to implement § 1402, Subdivision (3), of the Real Property Tax Law providing for the voluntary termination of the Village's status as an assessing unit, as provided in the Village Law and the Real Property Tax Law. It is also the intent of this article to abolish the position of Assessor (or Board of Assessors) and to terminate any and all responsibility as provided by law for the review of the assessments of real property located within the Village of Walden.
On or after the effective date of this article, the Village of Walden shall cease to be an assessing unit.
The position of Assessor in the Village of Walden is hereby abolished.
The Board of Assessment Review in the Village of Walden is hereby abolished.
On or after the effective date of this article, taxes in the Village of Walden shall be levied on a copy of the applicable part of the assessment roll of the Town of Montgomery with the taxable status date of such town controlling for Village purposes.
Within five days of the effective date of this article, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Walden shall file a copy of such article with the Clerk and Assessor of the Town of Montgomery and with the State Board of Equalization and Assessment.