[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mamakating 5-6-1993 by L.L. No. 3-1993. (Note: This local law superseded former Ch. 8, Assessors, adopted 6-19-1971 by L.L. No. 1-1971, as amended.) Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxation — See Ch. 172.
Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law § 328, commencing from and after the first day of January 1994, which date is within one year of the adoption of this chapter, there shall be only one Assessor in the Town of Mamakating, to be appointed as provided in § 310 of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York. This chapter shall be and it is adopted pursuant to said section and shall be subject to a permissive referendum in the manner described in § 24 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
In the event that a proper petition for a permissive referendum is filed, such referendum shall take place at the next biennial election. In the event that this chapter, which is subject to a permissive referendum, is approved by the electors, upon such approval of this chapter by the electorate, or in the event that no proper petition for a permissive referendum is filed with the Town Clerk of the Town of Mamakating protesting against this chapter, the terms of office of all Assessors in the office shall terminate on December 31, 1993, and the appointment of a single Assessor shall thereafter be made by the Town Board.
Editor's Note: This chapter passed a permissive referendum 11-2-1993.