OSSINING, N.Y. - The Ossining Board of Education approved nearly $800,000 in property tax refunds during its Wednesday night meeting.
The payments were the result of successful tax certiorari challenges filed by property owners. Real estate tax certiorari is the legal process by which a property owner can challenge the real estate tax assessment on a given property in an attempt to reduce the property assessment and real estate taxes.
The largest refund given, upon the recommendation of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Phyllis Glassman, was $767,474 to Fox Hill Condominiums. Also receiving a large refund was Mavis Tire in the amount of $18,618.86.
Other refunds were approved for Kenneth Dengler for $5,989.96 and Hudson View Condominiums for $1,178.54.