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Date:
October 21, 2020
Time:
5:30 PM
Location:
Massena Town Hall (Room 30)
Address:
60 Main Street
2nd Floor

Massena, NY 13662
Contact:
315.769.5228
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Massena Town Council Public Hearings and Regular Meeting

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

2021 Budget Session begins at 4:00 PM. Public Hearings begin at 5:30 PM. Regular Meeting follows Public Hearing.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS, that the Town Board of the Town of Massena wishes to conduct public hearings on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 in Room 30 of the Massena Town Hall, 60 Main Street, Massena, New York, beginning at 5:30 PM on the following two propositions:

Hearing #1: Section 467 of the Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) authorizes the Town to enact a local law, ordinance or resolution granting a 50 percent tax exemption on real property owned by persons 65 years of age or over who meet the statutory qualifications.  The Town of Massena is considering raising the maximum annual income eligibility level of qualified senior citizens to receive a property tax exemption on qualified real property from $21,000 to $29,000, and

Hearing #2: Section 459-c of the Real Property Tax Law authorizes the Town to enact a local law, ordinance or resolution granting a 50 percent tax exemption on real property owned by persons with disabilities and limited incomes who meet the statutory qualifications. The Town of Massena is considering raising the maximum annual income eligibility level of qualified persons having disabilities and limited incomes to receive a property tax exemption on qualified real property from $21,000 to $29,000.

At said time and place, the Town Board will hear and accept written and oral comments from all persons with views in favor of or opposed to or otherwise relevant to the proposed actions.

Written statements provided to the Town by close of business on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 will also become part of the record of the hearing.  Written statements should be mailed to: Town Clerk, Town of Massena, 60 Main Street, Massena, New York 13662 or emailed to: townclerk@massena.us

By Order of the Town Board of the Town of Massena.

Jeannine L. Brouse

Massena Town Clerk