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New York State Office of Real Property Services Equalization Rate, Special Franchise, and Railroad Ceiling Complaint Files

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
The series consists of files documenting complaints by municipalities regarding equalization rates and by utilities and railroads regarding special franchise assessments and railroad ceilings. Files contain complaint forms, objections to property appraisals or sampling procedures, back-up documentation of objections made by railroads and utilities, and hearing officers' reports and agendas for counties, school districts, special franchise assessments, rail ceilings, agricultural usage, and the Universal Life Church.
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Quantity:
72 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1970-2002, 2004-2008
Series Number:
15178

Arrangement

15178-99, 15178-13: Chronological by year and then by type of complaint.

15178-00: Chronological by year and then by type of file.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of files documenting complaints by municipalities regarding equalization rates and by utilities and railroads regarding special franchise assessments and railroad ceilings. Decisions and determinations of the State Board are subject to local grievance proceedings and appeal in the courts.

Files contain complaint forms, objections to property appraisals or sampling procedures, and back-up documentation of objections made by railroads and utilities.

15178-00: This accretion consists of hearing officers' reports and agendas for counties, school districts, special franchise assessments, rail ceilings, agricultural usage, and the Universal Life Church.

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Acquistion Information

15178-99: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 910026 and 920021.

15178-00: This accretion was transferred to the Archives at an unknown date and accessioned in December 2000.

15178-13: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 94-49, 97-05, 04-02A, and 06-01A.

15178-14: This accretion includes records from transfer list 000022.

15178-15: This accretion includes records from transfer list 100011.

15178-16: This accretion includes records from transfer lists 100013 and 100015.

15178-17: This accretion includes records from transfer list 100017.

15178-18: This accretion includes records from transfer list 100019.

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