Town of Southold, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Southold as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Code of Ethics — See Ch. 26.
[Adopted 2-23-1971 by L.L. No. 1-1971]

§ 9-1 Continuation as elective office.

The offices of Assessors in the Town of Southold shall continue to be elective, as provided by the law in effect immediately prior to the effective date of § 1556 of the Real Property Tax Law, as added by Chapter 957 of the Laws of 1970.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 1556 of the Real Property Tax Law was repealed by L.1984, c. 472, § 7, effective 7-20-1984. Regarding Assessors generally, see now § 308 et seq. of the Real Property Tax Law.

§ 9-2 Approval by referendum.

This article shall be subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for the approval of the electors of the Town of Southold at a special election to be held at a time not later than July 1, 1971.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law was approved by referendum at a special election held 4-20-1971.
[Adopted 2-23-1971 by L.L. No. 2-1971]

§ 9-3 Amendment of Session Laws.

Sections 1 and 2 of Chapter 68 of the Laws of 1856, entitled "An Act to Authorize the Inhabitants of the Town of Southold, in the County of Suffolk, to Elect Six Assessors for Said Town," as amended by Chapter 374 of the Laws of 1898, and by Chapter 825 of the Laws of 1961, are hereby amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. On and after the 31st day of December 1971, there shall be four Assessors for the Town of Southold. On and after the 31st day of December 1973, there shall be three Assessors for the Town of Southold."
"Section 2. At a biennial Town election for the year 1971, one Assessor shall be elected for a term of four years and one Assessor shall be elected at every second biennial Town election held thereafter. At the biennial Town election for the year 1973, two Assessors shall be elected for a term of four years and two Assessors shall be elected at every second biennial Town election held thereafter."

§ 9-4 Conditions as to effectiveness.

The provisions of this article shall not become effective unless the Town Board of the Town of Southold, prior to April 30, 1971, adopts a local law, subject to a mandatory referendum, providing that the office of Assessor of the Town of Southold shall continue to be elective, and such law shall be approved by the electors of the Town of Southold at a special Town election held not later than July 1, 1971.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The local law referred to appears as Article I of this chapter.

§ 9-5 Approval by referendum.

This article shall be subject to a mandatory referendum and shall be submitted for the approval of the electors of the Town of Southold at a special Town election.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law was approved by referendum at a special election held 4-20-1971.