Township of Aleppo, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Aleppo as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 9-8-1987 by Ord. No. 136]
The Aleppo Township Tax Collector shall make financial reports, in form and content as required by law, to the Aleppo Township Secretary on the following days of each month, beginning October 1987 and continuing each month thereafter: 3rd and 15th.
[Adopted 2-11-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-2]
Collection of current property taxes. The elected Township Tax Collector shall receive for his duties as Tax Collector of the Township of Aleppo the sum of $1,200 from the Township and such other compensation as fixed by the Local Tax Collection Law.[1] The Township Tax Collector shall be allowed such actual printing and postage expenses as shall be incurred in performing the duties prescribed by law.
Editor's Note: See 72 P.S. § 5511.1 et seq.
No compensation from taxes. The elected Tax Collector is prohibited from deducting any compensation from the taxes collected.
This section shall take effect on January 6, 2014.
Requirement of oath of office and surety bond. The elected Tax Collector for the Township shall, before he or she enters upon the duties of his office, take and subscribe an oath of office and file the same in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. He or she shall enter into one surety bond to the commonwealth for all taxes to be collected by them in an amount to be fixed by the Court of Common Pleas of the county, which amount shall never exceed the estimated amount of taxes charged in the duplicates to be delivered in one year. Such bond may, at the option of the Tax Collector, be an annual bond or may cover the full term of office for which the Tax Collector shall have been elected. Such bond shall have thereon at least one bonding company, and the sufficiency of the sureties on the bond shall be approved by the Court of Common Pleas at any time prior to the delivery of a tax duplicate to the Tax Collector. The bond shall be filed in the office of the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas on or before March 15 of the year in which the Tax Collector qualifies for office and annually thereafter, except where the first bond given by the Tax Collector covers the full term of office for which he was elected.
Condition of bond. The condition of the bond shall be that the Collector as Tax Collector for the Township shall account for and pay over all taxes, penalties and interest received and collected by him to the taxing district entitled thereto.
Use of Township. The bond given by the Township Tax Collector shall be for the use of Aleppo Township.