Asbury Park
NJ

Resolution
2017-127

Resolution Approving 2017 Tax Sale Costs

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Department:Tax CollectorSponsors:
Category:Tax Department

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WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 54:5-19.1 authorizes electronic tax sales pursuant to rules and regulations to be promulgated by the Director of the Division of Local Government Services; and

 

              WHEREAS, the rules and regulations require a municipality to send three (3) notices of tax sale to all properties included in said sale; and

 

              WHEREAS, the rules and regulations allow said municipality to charge a fee of up to $25.00 per notice for the creation, printing and mailing of said notice; and

 

              WHEREAS, Pursuant to N.J.S.A.54:5-38, the officer conducting a tax sale shall collect and pay into the municipal treasury a fee for all costs incurred by the municipality in holding the sale.  The amount of fee so paid shall be 2% of the existing lien as stated in NJSA 54:4-19 and 54:5-2 but not less than $15.00 and not more than $100.00 for each parcel in the sale.

 

              WHEREAS, the City of Asbury Park wishes to charge $25.00 per notice mailed which will be assessed specifically to the delinquent accounts that are causing the need for a tax sale and not to the general tax base and 2% of the existing lien as stated in N.J.S.A.54:4-19 and 54:5-2 but not less than $15.00 and not more than $100.00 for each parcel in the sale.

 

              BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Asbury Park that a fee of $25.00 per notice be established and is hereby authorized and directed to be charged for each notice of tax sale that is sent in conjunction with the 2017 electronic tax sale.

 

Meeting History

Apr 12, 2017 7:00 PM  Municipal Council Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Amy Quinn, Deputy Mayor
SECONDER:Jesse Kendle, Councilmember
AYES:Jesse Kendle, Amy Quinn, John Moor
ABSENT:Eileen Chapman, Yvonne Clayton