VILLAGE OF FREEVILLE

 LOCAL LAW NO. 1 FOR THE YEAR 2018

 

A local law to override the tax levy limit established

in General Municipal Law §3-c

  

            Be it enacted by the Village Board of the Village of Freeville as follows:

 

Section 1.  Legislative Intent:  It is the intent of this local law to allow the Village of Freeville to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2018 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the “tax levy limit” as defined by General Municipal Law §3-c.

 

Section 2.  Authority:  This local law is adopted pursuant to subdivision 5 of General Municipal Law §3-c, which expressly authorizes the Village Board to override the tax levy limit by the adoption of a local law approved by vote of at least sixty percent (60%) of said governing body.

 

Section 3.  Tax Levy Limit Override:  The Village Board of the Village of Freeville, County of Tompkins is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year 2018-2019 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the limit specified in General Municipal Law §3-c.

 

Section 4.  Severability:  If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance, shall be adjusted by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.

 

Section 5.  Effective date:  This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

 

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