[Adopted 2-11-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
This article is adopted pursuant to the power granted to towns to adopt local laws by §§ 10 and 22 of the Municipal Home Rule Law to authorize the Town to include appropriate notices in mailings with tax bills, and is accordance with § 1826 of the Tax Law of the State of New York as it is not violative of the prohibitions of § 1826 of the Tax Law.
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- A notice, circular, pamphlet, card, handbill, or other enclosure concerning a matter of public concern.
- TAX BILLS
- An annual tax bill of the Town of Cornwall or any special district thereof, or notification of a tax to be levied or assessed by the Town of Cornwall, or any special district thereof, or any receipt from the payment of any tax or levy, but excluding the school tax bill of any school district located partly or wholly within the Town of Cornwall.
Insertions shall be included with a tax bill of the Town of Cornwall only if:
The insertion has been authorized by a resolution of the Town Board.
The insertion shall include upon it a notation that it is included with the tax bill "by order of the Town Board of the Town of Cornwall."
The insertion may mention elected officials of the Town of Cornwall by office, but no elected official shall be mentioned by name.
The insertion must not include any and all matter that is of a political nature, is propaganda, or is any type of advertising.