[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Ocean Beach 3-5-2012 by L.L. No. 1-2012; amended in its entirety 12-9-2017 by L.L. No. 4-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the intent of this local law to allow the Village of Ocean Beach to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2018, 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 Board of Trustees of the Village of Ocean Beach, County of Suffolk, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2018, 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 not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this chapter, but 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.