Proposed Local Law 1 of 2022

PROPOSED LOCAL LAW 1 OF THE YEAR 2022

ADOPTING LOCAL LAW 1 OF 2022 – OVERRIDING THE TAX LEVY LIMIT ESTABLISHED BY GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW § 3-c

Section 1. Legislative Intent

It is the intent of this local law to allow the Incorporated Village of Muttontown to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2022 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 a local government’s governing body to override the property tax cap for the coming fiscal year by adopting a local law approved by a vote of sixty percent (60%) of said governing body.

 Section 3. Tax Levy Limit Override

The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Muttontown, County of Nassau, is hereby authorized to adopt a budget for the fiscal year commencing June 1, 2022 that requires a real property tax levy in excess of the amount otherwise prescribed in General Municipal Law § 3-c.

 Section 4. Severability.

If a court determines that any clause, sentence, paragraph subdivision, or part of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance is invalid or unconstitutional, the court’s order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Local Law, 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 6. Effective Date.

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