Agenda / Notice of Public Hearing February 26, 2014
CHAPPAQUA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
BOARD OF EDUCATION
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Horace Greeley High School
Convene Public Hearing at 7:00 p.m.
Public Hearing on Alternative Veterans' Exemption Resolution
LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ADOPTION OF ALTERNATIVE VETERANS' EXEMPTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Education of the Chappaqua Central School District shall hold a public hearing on the twenty-sixth day of February, 2014, at 7:00 P.M., at the Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, New York, for the purpose of discussion of the Board of Education adopting the Alternative Veterans' Exemption pursuant to §458-a of the Real Property Tax Law for eligible veterans who served during a period of war or have received an expeditionary medal for assessment rolls prepared on the basis of the taxable status dates occurring on or after January 1, 2014.
The following are the components of the Alternative Veterans' Exemption:
Basic Exemption: Tax exemption of 15% of the assessed value of the property, not to exceed $12,000 or the product of $12,000 multiplied by the latest state equalization rate for the assessing unit, whichever is less.
Combat Zone: For veterans who are documented to have served in a combat zone an additional tax exemption of 10% percent of the assessed value of the property, not to exceed $8,000 or the product of $8,000 multiplied by the latest state equalization rate, whichever is less.
Disabled Veterans: Where the veteran received a compensation rating from the Veterans' Administration or Department of Defense based upon a service related disability, an additional tax exemption on the qualifying residential property to the extent of the product of the assessed value multiplied by 50% of the veteran's disability rating, not to exceed $40,000 or the product of $40,000 multiplied by the latest state equalization rate, whichever is less.
Any person who seeks accommodation based upon disability should contact:
Theresa Markley, District Clerk/Administrative Asst. to Superintendent at 238-7200 x1002, at least five days prior to the meeting.
Chappaqua Board of Education
Education Center -- 66 Roaring Brook Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514
Board meetings are public meetings, videotaped and available on the district website.
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