Town of Milton, NY
Saratoga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Milton 10-19-2011 by L.L. No. 3-2011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation — See Ch. 158.
It is the intent of this chapter to allow the Town of Milton to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2012 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the tax levy limit as defined by General Municipal Law § 3-c.
This chapter is adopted pursuant to Subdivision 5 of General Municipal Law § 3-c, which expressly authorizes a local government's governing body to override the property tax cap for the coming fiscal year by the adoption of a local law approved by a vote of 60% of said governing body.
The Town Board of the Town of Milton, County of Saratoga, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2012, that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law § 3-c.
If a court determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this chapter or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court's order or judgment shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this chapter or in its application to the person, individual, firm, or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.
[Added 11-1-2017 by L.L. No. 3-2017]
A. 
Legislative intent. It is the intent of this section to allow the Town of Milton to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2018, that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the tax levy limit of 2% as defined by General Municipal Law § 3-c.
B. 
Authority. This section is adopted pursuant to Subdivision 5 of General Municipal Law § 3-c, which expressly authorizes a local government's governing body to override the property tax cap for the coming fiscal year by the adoption of a local law approved by a vote of at least 60% of said governing body.
C. 
Tax levy limit override. The Town Board of the Town of Milton, County of Saratoga, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing January 1, 2018, that requires and sets a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law § 3-c.
D. 
Severability. If a court determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this section or the application thereof by any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court's order or judgment shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this section or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation, or circumstance directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.
E. 
When effective. This section shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.