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GREENBURGH REJECTS FIVE-YEAR PHASE IN AND PROPOSES 9.5% HIKE IN WATER RATES

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As expected, the Town Board last night unanimously rejected the proposed five-year phase in of the new Tyler assessments – thereby rejecting the second of two state authorized mitigation measures. The board’s action, led by Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, thus … Continue reading

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FEINER INSISTS STATE WILL ADOPT TOWN’S PROPOSED THREE-YEAR PHASE IN OF TAX HIKES FOR THOSE WHOSE ASSESSMENTS INCREASED BY 25% OR MORE

Brushing off criticism that he was rejecting for political reasons the proposed five-year phase in of the Town’s new assessments, and thereby tossing under the bus those financially strapped homeowners in Edgemont, Irvington and other parts of the Town facing … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH ZONING BOARD REVERSES BUILDING INSPECTOR ON SHELBOURNE, WHILE TOWN BOARD TRIES BACK DOOR APPROACH

The Greenburgh Zoning Board of Appeals Thursday evening issued its long-awaited formal decision overturning the determination by the Town’s building inspector that no variances were required to construct an 80-bed assisted living facility on the site of the Sprainbrook Nursery … Continue reading

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FIVE-YEAR PHASE IN OF REVALUATION DOES NOT REQUIRE GREENBURGH TO FRONTLOAD THE TAX BURDEN IN YEAR ONE

Greenburgh’s elected and appointed officials this week warned those homeowners facing increases in their assessments next year of 50% or more – triggering automatic property tax hikes of at least $10,000 or more – that the proposed five-year phase in … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH STAGES “HEARING” TO BLOCK ENACTMENT OF FIVE-YEAR PHASE IN OF NEW TAX ASSESSMENTS AS FEINER PROMISES TO COME UP WITH SOMETHING ELSE

With the clock quickly running out on Greenburgh enacting the last remaining statutory remedy to mitigate the impact of thousands of homeowners experiencing sudden spikes in their assessments of 50% of more – resulting in as much as $10,000 or … Continue reading