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Legal Notice – Town Board Special Meeting 1/16/2020 6:30PM

LEGAL NOTICE:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Supervisor has scheduled a special
meeting of the Town Board to be held Thursday January 16, 2020 at 6:30pm at the Harold
Lipton Community Center for the purposes of a proposed executive session to discuss matters
leading to the employment, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of a particular
corporation.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN SUPERVISOR
KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

Legal Notice – Town Board Audit Workshop Meeting Dates

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board has delegated the following

meeting dates for the monthly Audit/Worksop meetings to be held at 6:00pm at the Town of

Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd. Accord, New York.

Jan. 30, 2020; Feb. 27, 2020; March 26, 2020; April 30, 2020; May 28, 2020; June 25, 2020;

July 30, 2020; August 27, 2020; Sept. 24, 2020; Oct. 29, 2020; Monday Nov. 30, 2020; and

Tuesday Dec. 29, 2020.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

Legal Notice – Town Board Regular Meetings

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board has delegated the following

meeting dates for the monthly Regular Town Board meetings to be held at 6:30pm at the Town

of Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd Accord, New York.

Jan. 2, 2020; Feb. 6, 2020; March 5, 2020; April 2, 2020; May 7, 2020; June 4, 2020; Monday

July 5, 2020; August 6, 2020; Sept. 3, 2020; Oct. 1, 2020; Nov. 5, 2020; and Dec. 3, 2020.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
TOWN CLERK

Legal Notice – Public Hearing Meeting dates 2/6/2020

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town of Rochester Town Board has scheduled a public

hearing for February 6, 2020 at 6:30pm at the Town of Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd.

Accord, New York 12404. The Regular Town Board Meeting will immediately follow. Purpose

of said public hearing is proposed local law # 1of 2020: Establishing a date for the meetings of

the Town of Rochester Board of Assessment Review.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN BOARD

Kathleen A. Gundberg
Town Clerk

Assessor’s Office Grievance Information 2020

GRIEVANCE INFORMATION – 2020

ASSESSOR’S OFFICE 50 SCENIC ROAD 845-626-0920

MAILING ADDRESS P O BOX 65
ACCORD, NEW YORK 12404

GRIEVANCE DAY THURSDAY MAY 28 2020
4:30 PM TO 8 PM * 50 SCENIC ROAD
ACCORD, NEW YORK 12404

LAST DAY TO FILE MAY 28, 2020 AT ASSESSOR’S OFFICE
* ADDITIONAL HOURS MAY BE SCHEDULED IF NECESSARY

THE ASSESSORS OFFICE IS REQUESTING THAT APPLICATIONS BE SUBMITTED TO THE ASSESSORS
OFFICE BY TUE MAY 26 2020 SO THAT WE MAY REVIEW THE APPLICATION TO MAKE SURE THERE
IS NO INCOMPLETE OR MISSING INFORMATION.

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EQUALIZATION RATE – TENTATIVE 100 %

LEVEL OF ASSESSMENT 100 %

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THE ASSESSMENT FOR THE 2020 ROLL IS BASED ON MARKET VALUE AS
OF JULY 1, 2019. IF YOU ARE REVIEWING SALES, YOU SHOULD ONLY USE SALES PRIOR TO THIS DATE
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PLEASE MAKE SURE APPLICATION IS FULLY COMPLETED AND ALL DOCUMENTATION TO SUPPORT YOUR ESTIMATE OF VALUE IS ATTACHED. YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUESTED BY THE BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW.

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO APPEAR BEFORE THE BOARD. IF YOU DO WISH TO APPEAR, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT (845) 626-0920 AFTER MAY 1, 2020

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT FILLING OUT THE APPLICATION OR ABOUT THE GRIEVANCE PROCESS, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (845) 626-0920.

ASSESSORS OFFICE – PRESS RELEASE

ASSESSORS OFFICE – PRESS RELEASE

The Assessor’s Office for the Town of Rochester would like to remind all property owners that the filing deadline for all exemptions is March 1, 2020. Property owners who are currently receiving the Senior Citizen, Agricultural, Disability, Forestry Exemption or Wholly Exemption from property taxes, must file their renewal form by March 1. If a property owner did not receive the application, they should contact the Assessor’s Office as soon as possible.

If you are receiving the Enhanced Star Exemption on your School Taxes, you do
not need to file a renewal application with the assessor’s office. You will be automatically approved by the state. If you had a reduction in income from 2017
to 2018, or there was a death of a spouse in 2019, you should contact the assessor’s
office to see if you may be eligible for an additional exemption on your taxes.

If you are receiving an Enhanced Star Rebate Check directly from the state and there was a reduction in your income from 2017 to 2018, or there was a death of a spouse in 2019, you should contact the Assessor’s Office to see if you may qualify for the additional Senior Citizen Income

If a property owner will be 65 years of age by December 31, 2020, you may be eligible for the Enhanced Star Exemption, and you should contact the Assessor’s Office before March 1. The income level for Enhanced Star has also been raised to $ 88,050. If a property owner did not qualify in the past for the Enhanced Star Exemption because of income, they may be eligible under the new income level and they should contact the Assessors office.

Also property owners who have served in the military may be eligible for an exemption on their Town, County or School Taxes. You should contact the assessors’ office if you think you may qualify for the exemption.

If a property owner has questions about any exemptions and whether they are eligible, they should contact the Assessor’s Office at 845-626-0920 prior to March 1, 2020.

Legal Notice – Receipt of Tax Roll and Warrant

Legal Notice:

Notice of receipt of Tax Roll and Warrant

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that I, Kathleen A. Gundberg, collector of taxes in the Town of

Rochester, County of Ulster and State of New York, have received the tax roll and

warrant for the collection of taxes within the Town of Rochester for the year 2020 and

that will attend the Town Hall, Accord, New York, in the said Town of Rochester each

and everyday during the month of January 2020 8:00am to 12pm and 1pm to 4 pm

excepting Saturdays and Sundays and holidays for the purpose of receiving the taxes

listed on said roll.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that taxes may be paid on or before the 31st of

January without interest. On all taxes received after such date, there shall be added

interest of (1%) one percent of the amount of the unpaid tax for each month or fraction

thereof until taxes are paid or until the return of unpaid taxes to the County Treasurer

pursuant unto law.

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of law, the tax roll

for the Town of Rochester will be returned to the County Treasurer of the County of

Ulster on the first day of June, 2020.

Dated 12-26-2019

Kathleen A. Gundberg
Collector of Taxes
For the Town of Rochester

Town Board Special Meeting – 1/2/2020 6PM

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE Town of Rochester Town Supervisor has scheduled a special meeting on 1/2/2020 at 6:00pm at the Town of Rochester Town Hall 50 Scenic Rd. Accord, New York. The purpose of said meeting is to discuss Town Insurance.

BY THE ORDER OF THE TOWN SUPERVISOR

KATHLEEN A. GUNDBERG
Town Clerk

Town News – Swearing In Ceremony Jan 1, 2020 11AM

The Town of Rochester will hold a swearing in ceremony for the town’s newly elected officials at the Harold Lipton Community Center.
All are invited. Refreshments and celebration will follow. Bring along any goodies you would like to share, if you like.

Wednesday January 1, 2020

11am

Harold Lipton Community Center

15 Tobacco Road

Accord, NY