Local Law – Authorizing Tax in Excess of Limit

INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF DERING HARBOR
LOCAL LAW NO.1 OF THE YEAR 2012
A LOCAL LAW AUTHORIZING A PROPERTY TAX LEVY IN EXCESS OF THE LIMIT

ESTABLISHED IN GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW SECTION 3-c

Section 1.0 Enactment, Effective Date, Purpose and Definitions.
1.1 Title of Local Law
1.2 Enactment.
1.3 Effective Date.
1.4 Intent
1.5 Authority
2.0 General Provisions
2.1 Tax Levy Limit Override
3.0 Severability

Section 1.0 Title, Enactment, Effective Date, Intent, Authority.

1.1. Title

This Local Law shall be entitled “Local Law No. of 2012 of the Incorporated Village of Dering Harbor, a Local Law a Local Law Authorizing a Property Tax Levy in Excess of the Limit Established in General Municipal Law ยบ3-c

1.2. Enactment.
Pursuant to Section 10 of the Home Rule Law and the Village Law of the State of New York the Incorporated Village of Dering Harbor, County of Suffolk and State of New York, hereby enacts by this Local Law of2012, a Local Law of the Village of Dering Harbor.

1.3. Effective Date.

This local law shall take effect on the adoption of this local law by the Board of Trustees.

1.4 Intent.

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Dering Harbor determines and finds that it is in the best interests of the Village, its residents and property owners to enact this Local Law.

1.5 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.

2.0 General Provisions

2.1 Tax Levy Limit Override

The Board of Trustees of the Village of Dering Harbor, County of Suffolk, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2012 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law 3-c.

3.0 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.