Southold Town Board Hearing: Chapter 245, Exemption for Disabled Persons w/ Limited Income

LEGAL NOTICE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, there has been presented to the Town Board of the Town of Southold, Suffolk County, New York, on the 4th day of October, 2022, a Local Law entitled “A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapter 245, entitled Exemption for Disabled Persons with Limited Incomenow, therefore, be it

RESOLVED that the Town Board of the Town of Southold will hold a public hearing on the aforesaid Local Law at Southold Town Hall, 53095 Main Road, Southold, New York, on the 15th day of November, 2022 at 4:32 p.m. ­­­at which time all interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

The proposed Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapter 245, entitled Exemption for Disabled Persons with Limited Income. Reads as follows:

LOCAL LAW NO.      2022

A Local Law entitled, “A Local Law in relation to Amendments to Chapter 245, entitled “Exemption for Disabled Persons with Limited Income”.

BE IT ENACTED by the Town Board of the Town of Southold as follows:

I. Purpose.

It has been determined by the Town Board that there is a continuing need to increase the income limits for Persons with Disability exemptions considering the current pace of inflation. This Amendment adjusts the tax exemption to meet the full extent of the amended New York State Law.

II.        § 245-10  Exemption for Disabled Persons with Limited Income

A. Real property owned by a person with disabilities whose income is limited by such disabilities, and used as the legal residence of such person, shall be entitled to a partial exemption from taxation to the extent of 50% of assessed valuation.

B. To be eligible for the exemption authorized by such § 459-c and implemented by this article, the maximum income of such person shall not exceed $26,000 effective July 1, 2006, $27,000 effective July 1, 2007, $28,000 effective July 1, 2008, and $29,000 effective July 1, 2009 $58,400 effective on assessment rolls after January 1, 2023. Any such person having a higher lower income shall be eligible for exemption in accordance with the following schedule:

Income                                    Extent of Exemption

2007-2008 Limit
Up to $25,999             50%
$26,000 to $26,999     45%
$27,000 to $27,999     40%
$28,000 to $28,999     35%
$29,000 to $29,899     30%
$29,900 to $30,799     25%
$30,800 to $31,699     20%
$31,700 to $32,599     15%
$32,600 to $33,499     10%
$33,500 to $34,399     5%

2008-2009 Limit
Up to $26,999             50%
$27,000 to $27,999     45%
$28,000 to $28,999     40%
$29,000 to $29,999     35%
$30,000 to $30,899     30%
$30,900 to $31,799     25%
$31,800 to $32,699     20%
$32,700 to $33,599     15%
$33,600 to $34,499     10%
$34,500 to $35,399     5%

2009-2010 Limit
Up to $27,999             50%
$28,000 to $28,999     45%
$29,000 to $29,999     40%
$30,000 to $30,999     35%
$31,000 to $31,899     30%
$31,900 to $32,799     25%
$32,800 to $33,699     20%
$33,700 to $34,599     15%
$34,600 to $35,499     10%
$35,500 to $36,399     5%

2010-2011 Limit
Up to $28,999             50%
$29,000 to $29,999     45%
$30,000 to $30,999     40%
$31,000 to $31,999     35%
$32,000 to $32,899     30%
$32,900 to $33,799     25%
$33,800 to $34,699     20%
$34,700 to $35,599     15%
$35,600 to $36,499     10%
$36,500 to $37,399     5%

Income                            Extent of Exemption
Up to $50,000             50%
$50,001 to $51,000     45%
$51,001 to $52,000     40%
$52,001 to $53,000     35%
$53,001 to $53,900     30%
$53,901 to $54,800     25%
$54,801 to $55,700     20%
$55,701 to $56,600     15%
$56,601 to $57,500     10%
$57,501 to $58,400     5%

III.      SEVERABILITY
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section, or part of this Local Law shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the judgment shall not affect the validity of this law as a whole or any part thereof other than the part so decided to be unconstitutional or invalid.

IV. EFFECTIVE DATE
This Local Law shall apply to the assessment rolls prepared on the basic of taxable status dates occurring on or after January 1, 2023. This Local Law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State as provided by law.

Dated: October 4, 2022
BY THE ORDER OF THE SOUTHOLD TOWN BOARD

Denis Noncarrow, Southold Town Clerk

Published 10/12/22

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