[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Rosendale 1-15-2003 by L.L. No. 1-2003. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxation — See Ch. 63.
This chapter shall be referred to as the "Law to Change the Position of Elective Assessors to a Single Appointed Position."
Effective as of June 1, 2003, a single Assessor shall be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Rosendale as provided in § 310 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York for a term of office not to exceed six years.
This chapter is adopted pursuant to § 328 of Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York.
This chapter shall be subject to a permissive referendum and shall take effect 45 days after adoption by the Town Board of the Town of Rosendale unless a petition shall be filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Rosendale in a manner prescribed in § 23 or 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, as the case may be, to protest against this chapter prior to the expiration of the forty-five-day period, and in the event that such petition in due form is filed, this chapter shall not be effective until approved by the voters at a general or special election.
The position of appointed Assessor shall commence on June 1, 2003, at which time the terms of office of all elected assessors shall terminate, thereby repealing Local Law No. 1-1971 of the Town of Rosendale as Chapter 3 of the Code of the Town of Rosendale.
The validity of any provision of this chapter shall not affect the validity of any other provision of this chapter which can be given effect without such invalid provision.
This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State as provided in Section 27 of Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York.