NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: 2/2/2021 at 5:31 p.m. – Opting Out of Real Property Tax Law Section 487

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Binghamton, Broome County, New York has approved a resolution calling for a Public Hearing to Adopt Chapter 240 Article IX. Special Uses, Section 240.57.3 Opting Out of Real Property Tax Law Section 487 Tax Exemption Local Law.  The Public Hearing will be held at the Town Hall, 279 Park Avenue, Binghamton, New York on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 5:31 p.m., at which time all persons interested in the subject matter thereof will be heard.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be to receive public input on this local law and to evaluate and consider adoption of the foregoing. 

 PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that in accordance with an Emergency Order of the Governor of the State of New York, notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 5:31 o’clock or thereafter in the evening. In person attendance shall NOT exceed 50% capacity of the Town Hall Board Room, less Town Board Members and Town Employees. It is anticipated that the maximum number of the public who can be in attendance at Town Hall for this Public Hearing will be 16 persons. All persons in attendance MUST wear a face mask covering to include their mouth and nose region, they MUST hand sanitize upon entry of the meeting at the hand sanitize stations provided by the Town, they MUST adhere to social distancing guidelines and remain six (6) feet apart at all times. Alternatively, or in the event that in person public attendance has met the maximum capacity, the Public Hearing will be accessible to the public via Zoom virtual meeting software. Any members of the public wishing to observe the meeting remotely are advised to access the meeting via Zoom Video Conference:

 Meeting Link:

Meeting ID:  862 7414 5821

Passcode:  330559

Dial by your location:  +1 646 558 8656

PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the information which is the subject matter of the Public Hearing is available for inspection at the Town Hall in the Town Clerk’s office Monday through Friday 9:00 A.M. through 4:00 P.M., or upon request can be provided electronically. Persons wishing to participate in the hearing may do so via Zoom or telephone, or communications in writing regarding said application may be filed with the Town Clerk’s office prior to said hearing. Individuals with special needs requiring accommodations may contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 607-772-0357 at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled public hearing. In the event that the Town Hall is fully open and able to accommodate all members of the public as of February 2, 2021, the Town reserves the right to discontinue the use of Zoom for said hearing. The Public is hereby advised to check the Town of Binghamton website for updates regarding this change prior to any scheduled hearing.   


Dated:   January 5, 2020                                          Vickie Conklin, Town Clerk

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