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LEGAL NOTICE

CITY OF WARWICK

ORDINANCE NO. 0-12-12

APPROVED SCOTT AVEDISIAN

June 12, 2012 MAYOR

CHAPTER 74

TAXATION

ARTICLE II

Exemption From Property Tax

Be it ordained by the City of Warwick:

SECTION I. Chapter 74 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Warwick is hereby amended as follows:

Sec. 74-31. - Exemption for persons age 65 and older—Authorized.

The city assessor is hereby authorized to grant an exemption from taxation of property located with the city, which exemption shall be in an amount not exceeding $6,000.00 $12,000.00 of valuation of the real property owned and occupied or of the personal property owned by taxpayers who are domiciliaries of the city 65 years of age or older in accordance with the provisions of this article. The criteria of domiciliary, in addition to normal criteria, shall be evidence of voter registration, the address listed on tax returns, a driver’s license and such other matters as the finance director may determine. Any person or persons who are recipients of this exemption in any other town, city, county, parish or state shall not be entitled to exemption in the city.

SECTION II. This Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication as prescribed by law.

SPONSORED BY:

COUNCILMAN MEROLLA

COUNCILMAN COLANTUONO

COUNCILWOMAN VELLA-WILKINSON

COUNCILMAN SOLOMON

COUNCILWOMAN TRAVIS

COMMITTEE: FINANCE

6/14/12

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