Assessor

Office Hours:

Tuesday 9 am - 12 pm (The Assessor will be out of the office the third Tuesday of every month)

Town Clerk Office Hours:

(for Tax Collection through 2/28/17)                                             

MONDAY
4:00 pm - 7:00pm
TUESDAY
9:00 am 12:00 pm
THURSDAY
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
SATURDAY
9:00 am 12:00 pm

5923 New Hope Road
Moravia, NY 13118

Email:
nilesclerk@verizon.net

Phone:
(315) 497-0066

Fax:
(315) 497-9952
       

Welcome to the Town of Niles 

Town Meetings (at the Town Hall)

  • Town Board Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm
  • Planning Board Meetings* Held on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm

*Note: If you have an issue that you would like to discuss with the Planning Board, we ask that you contact the Town Clerk's Office one week prior to the scheduled meeting. This will allow sufficient time to add your topic(s) to the Planning Board Meeting agenda.

Upcoming Events

BOARD OF ASSESSMENT REVIEW

Assessor functions:

  • Review property transfers and verify sales data to be used in the assessment process.  
  • When property is split, merged or has a portion of it sold or transferred, the assessor reviews the paperwork and assigns an assessed value to the new portions.
  • New construction and renovations are reviewed and assessed values are assigned to them.
  • Real Property Tax Exemptions are administered by this office also.

Below is a list of the most common property exemptions available to qualified property owners:

  • VETERANS EXEMPTION - (RP-458-A FOR ALTERNATIVE VET or RP-458-B FOR COLD WAR VET) - When applying a copy of form DD214 must be turned in with the application.  No renewal required each year.
  • AGRICULTURAL EXEMPTION - (RP-305) - Must qualify and renew yearly.
  • SENIOR CITIZEN EXEMPTION - (RP-467) - Must be 65 year or older, income must be under 25,000 inclusive of social security income. Yearly renewal required.
  • LOW INCOME DISABILITY - (RP-459) - Must submit one of the following with application: Award letter from Social Security Administration; Award letter from Railroad Retirement Board;  or Certificate from State Commission for the Blind and Visually handicapped. Yearly renewal required.
  • BUSINESS EXEMPTION - (RP-485-B) - Applies to new construction or remodeling of an existing structure.  This exemption is phased out over a 10 period.  Must qualify.
  • ENHANCED STAR EXEMPTION - (RP-425-E) - Must be 65 years by December 31st and have income under $86,000.  Yearly renewal required.
  • BASIC STAR EXEMPTION - Beginning March 1, 2015 new applications for this exemption are being administered by NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.  To register with them call 518-457-2036

The Niles Board of Assessment Review will meet on Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. for the purpose of hearing property owners' grievances on their assessments or exemption status for the 2017 assessment roll only.

Grievance forms are available from the Assessor or the Town Clerk. Forms are also available here. Please have your paperwork filled out before the meetings.

Notice of Adoption of Resolution - Sewer District 

Notice of ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION - WATER DISTRICT


 2016 NILES FINAL ROLL


NOTICE OF 2016 NILES FINAL ROLL COMPLETE


Tax Notice 2017


Announcements

ATTENTION NILES TOWN RESIDENTS

CANCELLED:  Special Board Meeting on February 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. for the purpose of voting on the creation of the water and sewer districts and the bonding. The meeting will be rescheduled and advertised and posted on the town website and at the town hall


Clarity Connect has put up poles in the Town of Niles, but no connections yet.  Next step is with Niagara Mohawk & NYSEG.  Town Supervisor hopes to have more answers soon.

Town Supervisor has met with several organizations concerned about our beautiful lakes, and what can be done to keep Owasco Lake and Skaneateles Lake clean. 

 


CLIMATE SMART COMMUNITY PROGRAM

Climate Smart Community effort underway in Upstate NY! Click here to view informational slide show

Click here to view Climate Smart Brochure

Town of Niles Green House Gas Inventory Report - 2010

Niles Executive Summary
Town of Niles strategy summary

Niles Climate Action Plan  


 

Other Important Information


2010 TOWN OF NILES COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

2016 Niles Tentative Roll

In an emergency, could your fire department find you?

2014 Owasco Water Quality Report

New York State Rollover Protective Structure Rebate Program

Effective January 5, 2014, We Care Waste and Recycling, LLC, will be the garbage hauler for the Town of Niles. Pick up will be on Mondays beginning at 7:00 am, with the exception of any Monday holidays. On those days, pickup will be the following day. 

BROADBAND UPDATE

2014 NILES FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL

2015 Niles Tentative Roll

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