Tompkins County
New York


Authorizing a Public Hearing on Local Law No. 6 of 2017 - Repeal of Local Law No. 4 of 2017 - A Local Law Overriding Tax Levy Limit for 2018


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Category:Fiscal (Budget)Functions:Public Hearing


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, according to New York State’s Property Tax Cap legislation, if a county government decides to adopt a county budget with a property tax levy that exceeds the level set by the State, the county government must pass a local law to override that cap, and


WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature adopted such a Local Law on July 6, 2017, and


WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature has not adopted a budget exceeding the property tax cap and therefore needs to repeal Local Law No. 4 of 2017, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That a public hearing be held before the Tompkins County Legislature in the Legislative Chambers of the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building, 121 East Court Street, Ithaca, New York, on December 5, 2017, at 5:30 o'clock in the evening thereof concerning proposed Local Law No. 6 of 2017 - Repeal of Local Law No. 4 of 2017 - A Local Law Overriding Tax Levy Limit for 2018. At such time and place all persons interested in the subject matter will be heard concerning the same,


RESOLVED, further, That the Clerk of the Legislature is hereby authorized and directed to place proper notice of such public hearing in the official newspaper of the County.



Meeting History

Nov 14, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Glenn Morey, Member
SECONDER:Michael Sigler, Vice Chair
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Nov 21, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Shawna Black, Will Burbank, David McKenna