A long-running tax dispute between the Town of North Hempstead and Nassau County is among the cases New York’s highest court will hear at the start of its 2014-15 session.
On Sept. 10, its second day in session, the Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on whether the county or the town must pay a share of the tuition for local students who attend the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. At stake is about $1 million in annual payments.
A midlevel court in 2013 sided with the county, but said the county legislature must formally adopt a resolution before imposing charges on the town. The outcome could impact other Nassau towns as well.