Borough of Mount Gretna, PA
Lebanon County
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[Adopted 11-14-2012 by Ord. No. 176]
The caption of and recitals to this article as set forth above are incorporated herein by reference.
This municipality shall join with South Londonderry Township, South Annville Township, and the Borough of Palmyra in accordance with the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Act[1] by entering into the intermunicipal agreement which is adopted 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 article was enacted.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.
This municipality is authorized to enter into the intermunicipal agreement for the purposes contained therein. This action is to be taken by the officials or employees of the municipality designated for this purpose, pursuant to general or specific instructions issued by its governing body.
As required by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act[1] the following matters are specifically found and determined:
A. 
The conditions of the agreement are set forth in the intermunicipal agreement referred to in § 27-13.
B. 
This municipality's participation in the Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency shall be for a period of five years, beginning on May 1, 2011, and will be extended indefinitely until notice of termination is given as set forth in the intermunicipal agreement referred to in § 27-13.
C. 
The purpose and objectives of the intermunicipal agreement are to enter into an intergovernmental contract to form the Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of sharing costs to provide emergency planning.
D. 
Each municipality will annually contribute from its general fund for the operation of the Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency in amounts established as set forth in the intermunicipal agreement referred to in § 27-13.
E. 
A new entity, the Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency, shall be formed.
F. 
All property, real or personal, shall be acquired, managed or disposed of by the Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency.
G. 
The Western Lebanon County Regional Emergency Management Agency shall not have employees and shall not have the power to enter into contracts for policies of insurance or other employee benefits unless the municipalities shall amend the intermunicipal agreement to authorize such actions.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.
The governing body of this municipality is 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.
This municipality reserves the right to modify, supplement or amend the intermunicipal agreement from time to time by resolution or ordinance.
All other intergovernmental agreements between or among this municipality and any of the other municipalities or among this municipality and any of the other municipalities and third parties presently existing are hereby ratified and confirmed to the extent such agreements are not inconsistent with the intermunicipal agreement authorized herein.
This article shall take effect and be in force after its enactment by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of South Londonderry at the earliest date permitted by law.