PROPOSED LOCAL LAW 1 OF THE YEAR 2023
ADOPTING LOCAL LAW 1 OF 2023 – 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, 2023 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.