[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of New Lebanon 9-11-1989 by L.L. No. 3-1989. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as Local Law No. 3-1989 of the Town of New Lebanon, "Changeover to Appointed Assessor in the Town of New Lebanon."
The purpose of this chapter is to change the present system of elective assessors to a single appointed Assessor, in accordance with §§ 310 and 328 of the Real Property Tax Law, in order to promote the orderly, accurate and efficient handling of assessments in the Town of New Lebanon.
Pursuant to §§ 310 and 328 of the Real Property Tax Law, effective January 1, 1990, there shall be a single appointed Assessor for the Town of New Lebanon. The Assessor shall be appointed by the Town Board.
No person shall be eligible for appointment as Assessor in the Town of New Lebanon unless he or she meets the minimum qualification standards established for such office by the State Board of Assessors, pursuant to § 310 of the Real Property Tax Law.
This chapter shall become effective forty-five days after filing in the office of the Secretary of State of New York. The term or terms of office of any and all elective assessors then in office shall terminate on January 1, 1990, pursuant to § 328 of the Real Property Tax Law.