N.Y. Public Authorities Law Section 3967
Agreement with the county


1.

The county shall covenant and agree with the holders of any issue of bonds, notes or other obligations issued by the authority pursuant to this title and secured by such covenant and agreement that the county will not limit, alter or impair the rights hereby vested in the authority to fulfill the terms of any agreements made with such holders pursuant to this title, or in any way impair the rights and remedies of such holders or the security for such bonds, notes or other obligations, until such bonds, notes or other obligations, together with the interest thereon and all costs and expenses in connection with any action or proceeding by or on behalf of such holders, are fully paid and discharged. The authority is authorized to include this covenant and agreement of the county in any agreement with the holders of such bonds, notes or other obligations. Nothing contained in this title shall be deemed to restrict any right of the county to amend, modify, repeal or otherwise alter any local laws, ordinances or resolutions imposing or relating to taxes or fees, or appropriations relating to such taxes or fees, or setting aside or allocating and applying, paying or using net collections pursuant to the authority of subdivision (a), (c) or (d) of Tax Law § 1262 (Disposition of revenues from taxes imposed by cities under one million, counties and school districts)section twelve hundred sixty-two of the tax law, so long as, after giving effect to such amendment, modification or other alteration, the aggregate amount as then projected by the authority of (i) sales and compensating use taxes to be imposed by the county pursuant to the authority of subpart B of part one of article twenty-nine of the tax law; and

(ii)

all such net collections to be set aside or to be allocated and applied, paid or used by the county pursuant to the authority of Tax Law § 1262 (Disposition of revenues from taxes imposed by cities under one million, counties and school districts)section twelve hundred sixty-two of the tax law during each of the authority’s fiscal years following the effective date of such amendment, modification or other alteration shall be not less than two hundred percent of maximum annual debt service on authority bonds, notes or other obligations then outstanding. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this section, the county further agrees that it shall impose taxes pursuant to the authority of subdivision (a) of Tax Law § 1210 (Taxes of cities and counties administered by state tax commission)section twelve hundred ten of the tax law at the rate of no less than three percent.

2.

The authority shall not include within any resolution, contract or agreement with holders of the bonds, notes or other obligations issued under this title any provision which provides that a default occurs as a result of the county exercising its right to amend, modify, repeal or otherwise alter such taxes, fees or appropriations or such net collections. Nothing in this title shall be deemed to obligate the county to make any payments or impose any taxes or set aside or allocate and apply, pay or use net collections pursuant to the authority of Tax Law § 1262 (Disposition of revenues from taxes imposed by cities under one million, counties and school districts)section twelve hundred sixty-two of the tax law; except that the county shall impose taxes pursuant to the authority of subdivision (a) of Tax Law § 1210 (Taxes of cities and counties administered by state tax commission)section twelve hundred ten of the tax law at the rate of no less than three percent.

Source: Section 3967 — Agreement with the county, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBA/3967 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jul. 20, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 20, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 3967’s source at nysenate​.gov

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