PROPOSED LOCAL LAW #2 OF 2015 (11/10/15 PUBLIC HRG)
The Brant Town Board is holding a public hearing to consider the adoption of Local Law #2 of 2015. The public hearing notice is as follows:
TOWN OF BRANT, NEW YORK
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - .73% TAX CAP LAW
Pursuant to resolution of the Town Board of the Town of Brant, New York, notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Brant Town Board in the Brant Town Hall, 1272 Brant North Collins Road, Brant, New York on Tuesday, the 10th day of November, 2015 at 7:30 PM Local Time, for the purpose of considering Proposed Local Law No. 2-2015 which if approved would authorize the Town of Brant to exceed the tax levy limit established by General Municipal Law Section 3-C of the 2016 budget year.
Copies of the proposed local law are available in the office of the Town Clerk. All interested parties will be given the opportunity to be heard.
Dated October 20, 2015
By Order of the Brant Town Board
Barbara J Daniel
Brant Town Clerk
TO VIEW THE LAW BEING PROPOSED, SEE BELOW:
Proposed Local Law No. 2 of the year 2015
Town of Brant, County of Erie
A local law to override the tax levy limit established in General Municipal Law §3-c
Section 1. Legislative intent
It is the intent of this local law to allow the Town of Brant to adopt a budget for the 2016 fiscal year that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the “tax levy limit” as defined by General Municipal Law §3-c.
Section 2. Authority
This local law 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 sixty percent (60%) of said governing body.
Section 3. Tax Levy Limit Override
The Town Board of the Town of Brant, County of Erie, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the 2016 fiscal year that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law §3-c.
Section 4. Severability
If a court determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law 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 local law, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this local law 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.
Section 5. Effective date
This local law shall take effect immediately upon adoption by the Brant Town Board.