Town of Berne, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Berne 4-15-1971 by L.L. No. 1-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
The offices of assessor in the Town of Berne prior to the elective date of § 1556 of the Real Property Tax Law, August 1, 1970, were elective according to the law in effect immediately prior to such date.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Real Property Tax Law § 1556 was repealed by L.1984, c.472, § 7, effective 7-7-1984. For current provisions regarding assessors and assessor training, see Real Property Tax Law § 308 et seq.
B. 
Pursuant to Real Property Tax Law § 308 et seq., the Town of Berne does hereby elect to continue the offices of assessor as elective offices.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
Such elected assessors shall in all respects comply with the provisions of § 308 et seq. of the Real Property Tax Law, except that such assessors shall not be required to meet the minimum qualification standards established for such offices by the Board of Equalization and Assessment.
This chapter shall be submitted for the approval of the electors of the Town of Berne at a special Town election to be held on the 16th day of June 1971.
A. 
Notice of such special election shall be given and the special election shall be held in the manner provided in §§ 23 and 25 of the Municipal Home Rule Law.
B. 
If the majority of the votes cast on the proposition submitted be in the affirmative, the offices of Assessor shall continue to be an elective office in the Town of Berne.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This chapter was approved by a majority of the electors qualified to vote at the special election held 6-16-1971.