TOWN OF HANCOCK LOCAL LAW NO. 3 - 2015

A LOCAL LAW INCREASING TERM OF OFFICE OF TOWN

TAX COLLECTOR FROM TWO YEARS TO FOUR YEARS

 

Be it enacted by the Hancock Town Board as follows:

 

Section 1. Intent, Authority The purpose of this Local Law is to

permit the Town of Hancock to increase the term of office of the

Town Tax Collector from two years to four years. It is adopted

pursuant to New York Municipal Home Rule Law Section 10.

 

Section 2. Increase of term of office The term of office of the

Town Tax Collector is hereby increased from two years to four

years commencing with the term which begins January 1, 2016.

 

Section 3.Repealer; Supersession All Local Laws or

Ordinances or parts of Local Laws or Ordinances in conflict with

any part of this Local law are hereby repealed. In addition, this

Local Law is intended to supersede that portion of New York

Town Law Section 24 which provides for a two year term of office

for the Town Tax Collector.

 

Section 4. Severability If any section or subsection, paragraph,

clause, phrase, or provision of this local law shall be adjudged

invalid for any reason or shall be deleted or subsequently

repealed, the same shall not affect the validity of this local law as

a whole or any part or provision hereof other than the part so

adjudged to be invalid and/or deleted and/or subsequently

repealed.

 

The determination by any court of competent jurisdiction that any

provisions of the within local law are unenforceable, invalid,

void, unconstitutional or in conflict with federal or state law shall

not in any way affect the enforceability or validity of any other

provision contained herein.

 

Section 5. Effective Date This Local Law shall be subject to

mandatory referendum at a general election and, if approved,

shall take effect upon filing in the office of the New York Secretary

of State.