White Plains, NY — The Board of Legislators will hold a special meeting on Friday, April 17 at 5 p.m. to consider a property taxpayer relief plan that would authorize towns to slash late-payment penalties through July 15 on County and Town taxes.

The meeting will begin with a continuation of a public hearing on the matter which was opened during the Board's meeting on Tuesday, April 14.

The Board has established a special phone-in procedure for the hearing, pursuant to Governor Andrew Cuomo's Executive Order 202.15.

Participants who wish to speak on Friday can register by 3 p.m. that day. To register, members of the public may call the Clerk of Board at 914-995-4604 or send an email to BOLpublichearingcomments@westchestergov.com. Hearing participants then will phone into the hearing by dialing 914-995-2800 at 5 p.m.

Comments may also be submitted in writing. The public may send comments by emailing BOLpublichearingcomments@westchestergov.com or mailing them to the Clerk of the Board of Legislators, 148 Martine Ave., 8th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601. Written comments will be accepted until by 5 p.m. Friday, April 17.

The hearing is on the matter of RES-2020-36: PH-Amending Westchester County Tax Law -- A "LOCAL LAW amending Chapter 283 of the Laws of Westchester County relating to the Westchester County Tax Law." Local Law Intro 12598- 2020.

For details see the agenda of the April 14 meeting at: https://westchestercountyny.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=5701

All Board meetings are streamed live on our website, http://www.westchesterlegislators.com/.