[HISTORY: Adopted Orangetown Town Board 5-11-1971 as Local Law No. 4, 1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Be it enacted by the Town Board of the Town of Orangetown as follows:
Pursuant to the authority granted in Article 15A, the Office of Assessor is hereby established together with all of the rights, privileges, powers and duties as set forth in the said Article 15A.
The term of Office of Assessor shall be six years and the term of office of the first appointee shall commence on October 1, 1971, and each subsequent appointment shall be for a six-year term.
The position of Assessor shall be in the classified service and shall be in the noncompetitive class.
All training qualifications and standards of Assessor shall be as designated in said Article 15A.
Pursuant to the authority granted in Article 15A, the Town Board, by resolution, may establish the position of Acting Assessor. Such Acting Assessor shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Assessor. During the absence, inability or refusal of the Assessor to act, the Acting Assessor is vested with all the power and shall perform all the duties as Assessor, all as prescribed in said Article 15A, together with the training qualifications and standards as designated therein.
Pursuant to the authority granted in Article 15A, there is hereby designated a Board of Assessment Review, which shall be comprised of five members appointed by the Town Board and which members shall have a knowledge of property values in the Town of Orangetown. A majority of such Board shall consist of members who are not officers or employees of the Town. All said members shall serve for a period of five years, except that of the two additional appointees, one of such appointments shall be for a term expiring September 30, 1975, and the other for a term expiring September 30, 1978.
[Amended 6-23-1975 by L.L. No. 5, 1975]
Said Board of Assessment Review is vested with all the powers and shall perform all of the duties of a Board of Assessment Review as provided for in said Article 15A.
A tentative assessment roll, notice of completion thereof, examination thereof and the hearing and filing of complaints with respect to assessments shall be complied with pursuant to Article 15A.
This local law is adopted to implement said Article 15A and is not in limitation or modification thereof. All applicable provisions of said Article 15A now or hereafter adopted are hereby incorporated herein.
This local law shall become effective October 1, 1971, or as otherwise provided in Article 15A.