[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Potter 9-22-1999 by Ord. No. 80. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of Potter, Beaver County, Pennsylvania (this Municipality) shall join with other municipalities, in accordance with the General Local Government Code, as amended, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq., by becoming a member of the Association and entering into the intergovernmental contract, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated and adopted herein by reference with the same effect as if it had been set out verbatim in this section, and a copy of which shall be filed with the minutes of the meeting at which this chapter was enacted.
Editor's Note: Said contract is on file in the Township offices.
This Municipality is authorized to enter into the intergovernmental contract for the purposes contained therein, as well as any amendments or modifications thereto as the same may be required from time to time. These actions are to be taken by the member(s) of this Municipality designated for this purpose, pursuant to general or specific instructions by the Board.
The Association is designated as having official custody of the funds of this Municipality which are invested by the Association pursuant to the terms of the intergovernmental contract.
As required by the General Local Government Code, the Board hereby finds and determines all of the following:
The conditions of the intergovernmental contract are completely detailed in the intergovernmental contract which conditions are incorporated herein by reference.
The participation of this Municipality in the Association shall be terminable at any time by ordinance.
The purposes and objectives of the intergovernmental contract are to form a local government risk pool to provide for the joint or cooperative action by members relative to their financial and administrative resources for the purpose of providing risk management services and risk-sharing facilities to the members and to the members' employees, and to defend and protect, in accordance with the terms of the intergovernmental contract, any member of the pool against liability as outlined in the intergovernmental contract and thereby achieving economic and other advantages of intergovernmental cooperation.
The extent of financing the intergovernmental contract is the general taxing power of this Municipality and the manner of financing the intergovernmental contract is for the Board to appropriate sufficient funds in the annual municipal budget to pay the contributions of this Municipality's basis rate to the Association as more particularly detailed in the intergovernmental contract.
The Association shall be managed by a Board of Commissioners or Executive Committee as set forth in the intergovernmental contract and bylaws of the Association, a copy of which has been reviewed by the Board of this Municipality.
All real property and personal property shall be acquired, managed and disposed of in accordance with the terms of the intergovernmental contract.