Suffolk County Executive Patrick G. Halpin yesterday vetoed a property tax surcharge worth $51 million in fiscal 1992 that county legislators passed last week to secure a proposed note sale set to plug a fiscal 1991 budget gap.

Mr. Halpin proposed to pay for the notes with $20 million in budget cuts and $30 million in federal and state aid due the county next year. He is also including an option to to roll the notes into fiscal 1993.

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