S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 2, 2012
Introduced by Sen. LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government
AN ACT to authorize the town of New Windsor, in the county of Orange, to
grant a retroactive real property tax assessment reduction for a
certain parcel destroyed by Hurricane Irene
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the
town of New Windsor, in the county of Orange, acting by and through its
town board, is hereby authorized to grant a retroactive real property
tax assessment reduction commencing on the taxable status date for the
2011 tax year, for the parcel owned by Robert L. and Jamene C. Kopman,
located at 350 Butternut Drive, otherwise known as section 80, block 5,
lot 11; which was destroyed by Hurricane Irene on August 28, 2011, was
condemned on August 29, 2011, and has been ordered to be demolished.
S 2. The town board of the town of New Windsor is authorized to assess
such parcel at a value of $300 for the 2011 tax year. If such retroac-
tive real property tax assessment reduction is granted, such town board
is authorized to provide for a refund of those taxes paid and cancel any
taxes, fines, penalties, interest or tax liens which accrued on any
amount in excess of the taxes owed due to the reduced assessment granted
pursuant to this act.
S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.