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Public Hearing (Continuation): Tax Exemption for Properties Purchased by Non-Profits After Taxable Status Date - January 22, 2020 7:00PM

NOTICE OF ADJOURNED PUBLIC HEARING

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Town Board of the Town of Ramapo, that pursuant to the provisions of the Town Law of the State of New York, a public hearing will be held at 7:00 o'clock P.M. (Prevailing Time) at the Ramapo Town Hall, 237 Route 59, Suffern, New York, 10901, on the 22nd day of January, 2020, to consider the adoption of a local law entitled

“A LOCAL LAW AMENDING ARTICLE XIV “TAX EXEMPTION FOR PROPERTIES PURCHASED BY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AFTER TAXABLE STATUS DATE” BY EXTENDING THE TIME PERIOD FOR A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR A TAX EXEMPTIONwhich local law shall provide as follows:

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LOCAL LAW NO.   - 2019

A LOCAL LAW AMENDING ARTICLE XIV “TAX EXEMPTION FOR PROPERTIES PURCHASED BY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

AFTER TAXABLE STATUS DATE” BY EXTENDING THE TIME PERIOD FOR A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION TO SUBMIT

AN APPLICATION FOR A TAX EXEMPTION

 

Section 1.        Legislative Intent.

 

Pursuant to the Real Property Tax Law, the Town permitted non-profit organizations who purchase property after taxable status date to apply, within forty-five (45) days after the transfer of title to submit an application for tax exemption to the Assessor. The Town wishes to extend the time period for submission of an application to three hundred sixty five (365) days.

 

Section 2.        Eligibility.

 

Amend Section 254-49(a) to read as follows:

 

Non-profit organizations who purchase property after the Town’s taxable status date, and who meets the requirements for tax exemption pursuant to §420-a or 420-b of the Real Property Tax Law may, within three hundred sixty five (365) days after the transfer of title may submit an application for tax exemption to the assessor pursuant to either §420-a(16) or §420-b(8).

 

Section 3.        Effective Date.

 

This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

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NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN that all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

Dated: Suffern, New York

            January 13, 2019

           

                                                                          TOWN BOARD OF THE TOWN OF RAMAPO

 

 

                                                                          By      Michael B. Specht

                                                                                                Supervisor

SARA OSHEROVITZ

Town Clerk

 

DENNIS LYNCH, ESQ.

Assistant Town Attorney

Town of Ramapo

237 Route 59

Suffern, New York 10901

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