[Adopted 12-1-2011 by L.L. No. 7-2011; amended in its entirety 4-4-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
It is the intent of this article to allow the Village of Lake Grove to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2019, that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the "tax levy limit" as defined by General Municipal Law § 3-c.
This article 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 by a vote of 60% of said governing body.
The Village Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake Grove, County of Suffolk, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2019, that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law § 3-c.
If a court determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or any part of this article or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstances is invalid or unconstitutional, the court's order or judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder of this article, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this article 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 article shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.