Borough of Spring Grove, PA
York County
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[Adopted 3-2-1998 by Ord. No. 3-1998; amended in its entirety 11-7-2005 by Ord. No. 6-2005 (Ch. 122, Art. VII, of the 1985 Code)]
Spring Grove Borough hereby appoints the duly elected or appointed Tax Collector of the Borough and any deputy Tax Collector duly appointed as permitted by law as the Borough officer authorized to provide real estate tax certifications upon request by the public, and further authorizes said Tax Collector and any Deputy Tax Collector duly appointed as permitted by law to assess, collect and retain as compensation for such additional services a fee of $20 per certification. This fee may be amended from time to time by the Spring Grove Borough Council by resolution.
Spring Grove Borough hereby authorizes the duly elected or appointed Tax Collector, and any Deputy Tax Collector duly appointed as permitted by law, of and for the Borough to provide, upon request and/or authorization of the property owner, duplicate real estate bills and receipts and to charge a fee of $5 for each duplicate real estate bill requested and $3 for each duplicate receipt requested. This fee may be amended from time to time by the Spring Grove Borough Council by resolution.
Spring Grove Borough hereby authorizes the duly elected or appointed Tax Collector of and for the Borough, and any Deputy Tax Collector duly appointed as permitted by law, to charge a service charge of $25 for each check which is returned to the Tax Collector because it is uncollectable for lack of sufficient funds in the account, or for any other reason. This fee may be amended from time to time by the Spring Grove Borough Council by resolution. Such amount shall be paid to the Tax Collector by the issuer of said check at the time the funds owed are represented by said check are paid. It is intended that the service charge authorized by this section shall be and is the same amount authorized to be charged pursuant to the Crimes Code relating to bad checks, 18 Pa. C.S.A. § 4105(e)(3). In the event that that section of the Crimes Code is amended, this section shall automatically be amended to modify the service charge to be the same as found in that section. To the extent that any action is required by the Council of the Borough of Spring Grove to modify or amend any services charges authorized by this section, said changes are hereby authorized to be made by resolution of the Borough Council from time to time.