Borough of Lewistown, PA
Mifflin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lewistown as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Police Department — See Ch. 46.
[Adopted 2-9-2015 by Ord. No. 2015-1[1]]
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Art. I, Municipal Employees Pension Plan, adopted 8-30-1993 by Ord. No. 1993-6.

§ 36-1 Amendment of plan.

Lewistown Borough (the Borough), being a member municipality of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (the System), hereby elects to amend its Municipal Pension Plan administered by the System in accordance with Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law, 53 P.S. § 881.101 et seq. (Retirement Law), and does hereby agree to be bound by all the requirements and provisions of the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act, 53 P.S. § 895.101 et seq., and to assume all obligations, financial and otherwise, placed upon member municipalities.

§ 36-2 Administration of benefits.

As part of this chapter, the Borough agrees that the System shall administer and provide the benefits set forth in the amended Municipal Pension Plan Contract entered into between the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board and the Borough effective October 1, 2014 (the contract).

§ 36-3 Acceptance of contract.

The passage and adoption of this chapter by the Borough is an official acceptance of the contract and the financial obligations resulting from the administration of the contract.

§ 36-4 Payment of obligation; liability.

Payment for any obligation established by the adoption of this chapter and the contract shall be made by the Borough in accordance with the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act. The Borough hereby assumes all liability for any unfundedness created due to the benefit structure set forth in the contract.

§ 36-5 Intent; repealer.

The Borough intends this chapter to be the complete authorization of the contract and it shall become effective and specifically repeal Ordinance No. 1993-6 either immediately or on October 1, 2014, which is the effective date of the contract, whichever is later.

§ 36-6 Filing of copies.

A duly certified copy of this chapter and an executed contract shall be filed with the System.

§ 36-7 through § 36-8. (Reserved)

[Adopted 5-16-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-3]

§ 36-9 Election to establish police pension plan.

Lewistown Borough (the "Borough") hereby elects to establish a police pension plan with the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (the "System") in accordance with Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law, 53 P.S. § 881.101 et seq. ("Retirement Law"), to be administered by the System for its police. The Borough hereby agrees to be bound by all the requirements and provisions of the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act, 53 P.S. § 895.101 et seq., and to assume all obligations, financial and otherwise, placed upon member municipalities.

§ 36-10 Agreement.

As part of this article, the Borough agrees that the System shall administer and provide the benefits set forth in the police pension plan entered into between the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board and the Borough effective January 1, 2011 (the "contract").

§ 36-11 Acceptance of agreement.

The passage and adoption of this article by the Borough is an official acceptance of the contract and the financial obligations resulting from the administration of the contract.

§ 36-12 Payment for obligation.

Payment for any obligation established by the adoption of this article and the contract shall be made by the Borough in accordance with the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act. The Borough hereby assumes all liability for any unfundedness created due to the benefit structure set forth in the contract.

§ 36-13 Intention of Borough.

The Borough intends this article to be the complete authorization of the contract, and it shall become effective either immediately or on January 1, 2011, which is the effective date of the contract, whichever is later.

§ 36-14 Filing.

A duly certified copy of this article and an executed contract shall be filed with the System.