Borough of Mount Gretna, PA
Lebanon County
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[Adopted 5-9-2011 by Ord. No. 175]
The caption of and recitals to this article as set forth above are incorporated herein by reference as if fully set forth.
The intermunicipal agreement between the various municipalities, school districts, and the Lebanon County Earned Income Tax Bureau (the "Bureau"), attached hereto, and made a part hereof and marked Exhibit A,[1]is hereby adopted.
[1]
Editor's Note: Said Exhibit A is on file in the Borough offices.
A. 
The appropriate Mount Gretna Borough officials and representatives of this municipality are hereby authorized to execute the intermunicipal agreement in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A or with such nonsubstantive changes as may be approved by the Solicitor. Any actions already taken by this municipality in accordance with the terms of the intermunicipal agreement and this article are hereby ratified.
B. 
The appropriate officers and representatives of this municipality are hereby authorized to take such other action as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this article in connection with the implementation of the intermunicipal agreement.
As required by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act[1] requirements, the following determinations have been made:
A. 
The conditions of the agreement shall be substantially as those set forth within the herein referenced intermunicipal agreement.
B. 
The intermunicipal agreement shall commence upon execution by all of the entities identified as underpaid in the M&A reports and by other appropriate municipalities, school districts, and the Bureau relating to the collection distribution of earned income taxes by the Bureau for the years 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007, including any years prior to 2004. The intermunicipal agreement shall be effective for a period of 20 years or upon final payment as set forth in the agreement.
C. 
The purposes and objectives of the municipal agreement are to provide for a compromise of disputes relating to the collection and distribution of earned income taxes by the Bureau.
D. 
Each municipality and school district identified as an overpaid entity in the intermunicipal agreement shall make payments required by the intermunicipal agreement from its revenues or reserves. Municipalities and school districts identified shall make contributions pursuant to the repayment schedule as set forth in the agreement.
E. 
No new entity is proposed to be formed.
F. 
No real property is proposed to be acquired in the intermunicipal agreement.
G. 
The intermunicipal agreement does not anticipate the hiring of employees or the need for employee insurance or other employee benefits.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.
All other intergovernmental agreements between this municipality and the other parties presently existing are hereby ratified and confirmed to the extent such agreements are not inconsistent with the agreement authorized herein.