[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Oyster Bay 8-25-1970 by L.L. No. 7-1970. Sections 12-2, 12-3 and 12-5 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: For state provisions regarding budgets, see Article 8 of the Town Law.
On or before the first day of July in each year, the Budget Officer shall submit to every administrative officer, board, department and commission of the town and every district therein, except as otherwise provided in § 202-a of the Town Law, statistical information containing the experience of the previous year, the budget appropriations and the fiscal data for the current year.
On or before September 20 in each year, such respective officers, boards, departments, commissions and districts shall submit to the Budget Officer and to the Comptroller copies of detailed estimates, in writing, to be known as "departmental estimates," of the amount of revenues to be received and expenditures to be made during the next ensuing year.
On or before September 30 in each year, on the basis of the departmental estimates submitted to the Budget Officer, the Budget Officer shall file, in writing, in the office of the Town Clerk and with the Comptroller his proposed budget to be known as the "tentative budget."
The Town Clerk shall present the Budget Officer's tentative budget to the Town Board at its next regular or special meeting.
On or before October 5 in each year, the Town Board shall review the departmental estimates and the Budget Officer's tentative budget and shall prepare the preliminary budget and shall file the same in the office of the Town Clerk.
The Town Board shall hold a public hearing on the preliminary budget on or before the Thursday immediately following the general election.
The preliminary budget as submitted or amended shall be adopted by resolution of the Town Board not later than November 20 and shall be known as the "annual budget."
[Amended 8-10-1971 by L.L. No. 6-1971]
The Town Clerk shall prepare and certify in duplicate a copy of the annual budget as adopted by the Town Board, together with the estimate, if any, adopted pursuant to § 202-a of the Town Law and deliver at least one copy thereof to the Supervisor of the Town. The Supervisor shall present the copy of the annual budget to the Board of Supervisors of Nassau County.
Copies of the tentative budget, preliminary budget and annual budget shall be prepared in an amount to be determined by the Town Board and shall be distributed as directed by the Town Board.
In addition to the aforesaid requirements, such respective officers, boards, departments, commissions and districts shall comply with the applicable provisions of law relating to the preparation, processing, filing and adoption of the departmental estimates, tentative budget, preliminary budget and annual budget.