Village of Red Hook, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Red Hook 2-17-1984 by L.L. No. 1-1984. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Taxation — See Ch. 175.

§ 5-1 Legislative intent.

The intent of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Red Hook is to implement § 1402, Subdivision 3, of the Real Property Tax Law providing for the voluntary termination of the Village's status as an assessing unit, as now provided in the Village Law and the Real Property Tax Law. It is also the intent of this chapter to abolish the position of Assessor (or Board of Assessors) and to terminate any and all responsibility as provided by law for the review of the assessments of real property located within the Village of Red Hook.

§ 5-2 Termination as assessing unit.

On or after the effective date of this chapter, the Village of Red Hook shall cease to be an assessing unit.

§ 5-3 Position of Assessor abolished.

The position of Assessor in the Village of Red Hook is hereby abolished.

§ 5-4 Board of Assessment Review abolished.

The Board of Assessment Review in the Village of Red Hook is hereby abolished.

§ 5-5 Taxes to be levied on town or county rolls.

On or after the effective date of this chapter, taxes in the Village of Red Hook shall be levied on a copy of the applicable part of the assessment roll of the Town of Red Hook (or County of Dutchess) with the taxable status date of such town (or county) controlling for Village purposes.

§ 5-6 Filing of copy.

Within five days of the effective date of this chapter, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Red Hook shall file a copy of such local law with the Clerk and Assessor of the Town of Red Hook (or County of Dutchess) and with the State Board of Equalization and Assessment.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Now called the "State Board of Real Property Tax Services."

§ 5-7 Referendum.

This chapter shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State; provided, however, that such local law is subject to a permissive referendum and the Village Clerk shall forthwith proceed to notice such fact and conduct such referendum if required by petition.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This chapter was passed by referendum on 3-19-1984.