[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Pawling as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-11-2018 by L.L. No. 1-2018]
This article shall be known as "A Local Law to Change the Grievance Day for Assessments."
This article was adopted pursuant to authority contained in § 512 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York.
The Town of Pawling presently employs an Assessor who is at the same time employed by another jurisdiction's assessing unit. The grievance days for both assessing units are established by § 512, Subdivision 1. of the Real Property Tax Law as the fourth Tuesday of May in each year. Section 512, Subdivision 1-a, of the Real Property Tax Law permits a governing body of an assessing unit to adopt a local law establishing a date for the meetings of the Board of Assessment Review (also known as "Grievance Day") other than that provided by § 512, Subdivision 1, of the Real Property Tax Law.
The Town of Pawling hereby adopts as the date for the meetings of the Board of Assessment Review (also known as "Grievance Day") as the first Wednesday following the fourth Tuesday of May and so many days thereafter as the Board of Assessment Review deems necessary to hear complaints in relation to assessments in the Town of Pawling.
If any section, paragraph, or provision of this article shall be deemed invalid by any authority of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall apply only to the section, paragraph or provision adjudged invalid, and the rest of this article shall continue as valid, effective and in full force.
This article shall be effective immediately upon its filing with the Secretary of State and with the State Board of Equalization and Assessment.