Town of Cheektowaga
Erie County, NY

Resolution
RES-2017-656

Call for a Public Hearing Local Law Intro No. 2017-9 of the Year 2017 - A Local Law to Amend the Taxation Law (Cold War Veterans Exemption)

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Department:Town AttorneySponsors:Councilmember Alice Magierski, Councilmember Linda Hammer
Category:Public HearingFunctions:Local Law

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              WHEREAS, by resolution (Resolution No. 2009-287) dated June 1, 2009, Local Law No. 2 of the Year 2009 of the Town of Cheektowaga, entitled “A Local Law to Adopt a Tax Exemption for Veterans of the Cold War” was adopted, and

 

              WHEREAS, the Town Board has recommended that the Taxation Law be amended:

 

1.              to amend Section 220-26 E. to eliminate the maximum period of 10 years for the exemption and allow the exemption for as long as the veteran owns the qualifying property in accordance with amended s.458-b of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York, and

 

              WHEREAS, a draft of such amendment has been prepared by the Town Law Department, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

              RESOLVED, that a public hearing be held on the 12th day of December, 2017 at 7:00P.M. at the Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York to consider the advisability of adopting “A Local Law to Amend the Taxation Law”, and BE IT FURTHER

 

              RESOLVED, that the Town Clerk be and hereby is directed to publish the attached Notice of Hearing in the Cheektowaga Bee , and BE IT FURTHER

 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

              NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law of the State of New York, a Public Hearing will be held before the Town Board of the Town of Cheektowaga on the 12th day of December, 2017 at 7:00P.M. at the Town Hall, 3301 Broadway, Cheektowaga, New York to consider and discuss and, if need be, act upon the proposed enactment of Local Law Intro No. 2017-9 of the Year 2017, entitled “A Local Law to Amend the Taxation Law”.  Following is a synopsis of the proposed Local Law Intro No. 2017-9:

Local Law Intro No. 2017-9
A Local Law to Amend the Taxation Law

Amend the following sections of the Taxation Law of the Town of Cheektowaga:

2.              to amend Section 220-26 E. to eliminate the maximum period of 10 years for the exemption and allow the exemption for as long as the veteran owns the qualifying property in accordance with amended s.458-b of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York . 

 

Dated:  November 28, 2017

 

              BY ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA, ERIE COUNTY, NEW YORK.

                                                                                                  VICKIE L. DANKOWSKI, Town Clerk

 

Meeting History

Nov 28, 2017 7:00 PM  Board Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Alice Magierski, Councilmember
SECONDER:Linda Hammer, Councilmember
AYES:Diane Benczkowski, James P. Rogowski, Gerald Kaminski, Christine Adamczyk, Linda Hammer, Alice Magierski
EXCUSED:Timothy J. Meyers

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