[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Philipstown 7-20-2011 by L.L. No. 3-2011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxation — See Ch. 156.
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Ch. 7, Assessors, Board of, adopted 4-16-1971 by L.L. No. 2-1971.
The purpose and intent of this chapter is to abolish the offices of the three elected Town Assessors and in their place and stead create the office of single appointed Assessor of the Town of Philipstown.
There shall be only one Assessor of the Town of Philipstown, who shall be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Philipstown in accordance with the provisions of Real Property Tax Law § 310, and who shall serve from and after January 1, 2012.
The term of office of the single appointed Assessor shall be six years, except that the term of office of the first single appointed Assessor shall commence January 1, 2012, and shall expire on September 30, 2013. Thereafter, the term of office of the single appointed Assessor shall be for six years, commencing on October 1 in the first year of said term and terminating on September 30 at the end of the sixth year of said term.
The terms of office of all elected Assessors presently in office shall terminate on December 31, 2011, in accordance with the provisions of Real Property Tax Law § 328.
This chapter shall not be subject to referendum.