Township of Lower Macungie, PA
Lehigh County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Ord./Res
Date
Subject
Res. 5/14/1946
5/14/1946
Constructing two pieces of road
Res. 5/16/1949
5/16/1949
Rejecting provisions of HB 1216 providing for certain provisions referencing tax claim sales
Res. 2/14/1950
2/14/1950
Authorizing creation of the Lower Macungie School Authority
Res. 4/7/1950
4/7/1950
Nominating Kermit F. Miller, Robert F. Kuhns and Henry F. Weidner as special fire police
Res. 5/6/1950
5/6/1950
Appointing special fire police
Res. 10/4/1952
10/4/1952
Participating in the Social Security System effective January 1, 1951
Ord. 1985-8
12/5/1985
Authorizing the Boards of Supervisors of the various Townships of the Second Class to determine the compensation of Supervisors subject to limitations
Agmt. 7/17/1986
7/17/1986
Consolidated fire protection agreement with Wescosville Fire Department, Alburtis Fire Company No. 1 and Borough of Alburtis
Ord. 1986-13
12/18/1986
Ratifying the retirement plan for employees of Lower Macungie Township as amended and restated January 1, 1985 and amending the retirement plan for the employees of Lower Macungie Township to accord with the retirement equity Act of 1984
Ord. 1986-14
12/18/1986
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Employees' Insurance Plan, as promulgated by Res. 1982-10, as amended to provide equality in the amount of each Lower Macungie Township employee's medical reimbursement amount and to clarify reimbursable expenditures
Agmt. -/-/1987
-/-/1987
Fire protection and emergency services mutual aid agreement with Township of South Whitehall, Borough of Emmaus, Township of Upper Milford, Township of Whitehall, Township of Salisbury, Township of North Whitehall, Borough of Catasaqua and Township of Upper Macungie
Agmt. 6/23/1987
6/23/1987
Limited release agreement with Kenneth E. Banzhof and Mary Ann Banzhof
Agmt. 6/30/1988
6/30/1988
License agreement with Ashfag A. Tashfeen Access to 5011 Hamilton Boulevard (ViaRec. Hall)
Ord. 1988-1
7/21/1988
Revising the retirement plan for employees of Lower Macungie Township as amended and restated January 1, 1985, to lower the required age for entry into the plan from age 25 to age 21, and to reduce the waiting period for entry from 24 months to 12 months
Ord. 1988-10
9/1/1988
Adopting and ratifying a lease agreement between the County of Lehigh, a Pennsylvania County of the Third Class, and Lower Macungie Township, a Township of the Second Class, for the purpose of leasing the property now or formerly known as the East Texas playground for a term of 99 years
Ord. 1989-3
4/6/1989
Authorizing execution of a cost sharing intergovernmental agreement for the Route 222 environmental impact study
Ord. 1989-4
4/6/1989
Amending and restating the retirement plan for employees of Lower Macungie Township in its entirety, including provisions establishing a minimum of two years of service and the attainment of age 21 for eligibility to participate in the plan, an annual employer contribution of 20% of each participant's basic compensation, five-year cliff vesting, and a normal retirement age of 65; providing that the said retirement plan be funded through a trust whose trustee is Merchants Bank, N.A.; and renaming the said plan the "Lower Macungie Township Non-uniformed Employees' Money Purchase Pension Plan"
Ord. 1989-6
4/6/1989
Amending and restating the Lower Macungie Township Employees' Insurance Plan in its entirety
Agmt. 4/18/1989
4/18/1989
Route 222 corridor location/environmental impact study and preliminary alignment design agreement with County of Lehigh and Township of Upper Macungie
Ord. 1989-16
8/17/1989
Providing for the assessment of costs of maintenance, use or replacement of any and all equipment, labor or materials used to control, maintain, extinguish, defuse, respond to, clean up or alleviate hazardous conditions to the individual responsible therefor; providing procedures for assessment, collection and enforcement
Agmt. 9/7/1989
9/7/1989
Improvements to park and permission to enter therein with Val-You Builders
Ord. 1991-6
5/23/1991
Granting to community action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc., the sum of $5,000 from general municipal funds; establishing certain conditions to the use of such fund
Ord. 1991-13
12/5/1991
Adjusting wages for Township Supervisors pursuant to the 1990 Census
Ord. 1992-1
1/6/1992
Granting participants in the Lower Macungie Township Nonuniformed Employees' Money Purchase Pension Plan the right to direct the investment of their individual plan accounts among a range of investment options designated, from time to time, by the Township
Ord. 1993-4
3/18/1993
Amending Ord. 1991-6 pertaining to funding for community action Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Inc., by: (1) authorizing further grants to the same organization without separate funding ordinances; and (2) requiring any such further grant to be subject to the conditions for funding contained in Ord. 1991-6
Ord. 1995-12
12/7/1995
Amending and restating the Lower Macungie Township Non-uniformed Employees' Money Purchase Pension Plan and trust to conform to changes in the Federal law concerning qualified retirement plans (including changing the definition of compensation to include all W-2 income, including overtime, bonuses, and commissions
Ord. 1995-14
12/21/1995
Authorizing the Board of Supervisors of the various Townships of the Second Class to determine the Supervisors shall receive compensation in the annual amount of $4,125
Ord. 1997-4
10/2/1997
Authorizing execution of an intergovernmental agreement with the East Penn School district calling for tax exonerations between Lower Macungie Township and the East Penn School District when either entity acquires property subject to the taxing jurisdiction of the other
Ord. 1997-6
11/20/1997
Authorizing utilization of Upper Macungie Township employees in building inspection and code enforcement capacities and to authorize the use by Upper Macungie of Lower Macungie Township employees in code enforcement and building inspection capacities pursuant to a term of a written agreement executed as of the 1st day of January, 1997
Agmt. 10/2/1997
10/2/1997
Tax exoneration agreement with East Penn School District
Agmt. 11/20/1997
11/20/1997
Authorizes use of Lower Macungie Township employees for code enforcement in Upper Macungie Township
Ord. 1997-9
12/18/1997
Authorizing the adoption of the Lower Macungie Township Deferred Compensation Plan (the "Plan"); establishing the Plan as an Eligible Deferred Compensation Plan under Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended
Ord. 1998-7
5/7/1998
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Nonuniform Employees' Money Purchase Plan, as amended and restated by Ord. 1995-12, by amending Section 1101(e) of said Plan to allow a participant whose employment is terminated prior to attainment of normal retirement age and who is not entitled to disability benefits under said plan to receive distribution of such participant's vested portion of his or her account balance as soon as administratively feasible
Ord. 1999-9
5/20/1999
Amending Ord. 1997-9, which established the 457 Deferred Compensation Pension Plan for Lower Macungie Township employees, to further define the program
Res. 2000-16
1/20/2000
Comprehensive Plan of Lower Macungie Township, Community Facilities Plan-Parks, Recreation and Open Space (pp. 91-100)," adopted April 13, 1988, and the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan for Lower Macungie Township, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on January 20, 2000
Ord. 2002-6
4/18/2002
Authorizing execution of a multi-municipal comprehensive plan grant agreement by and among the Boroughs of Alburtis and Macungie, and the Townships of Lower Macungie, Lower Milford, and Upper Milford, and the County of Lehigh
Ord. 2002-7
9/19/2002
Amending Ord. 1999-9 which amended Ord. 1997-9, which established the 457 Deferred Compensation Pension Plan for Lower Macungie Township employees, to further define the program
Ord. 2002-8
5/16/2002
Amending Ord. 1989-6, the Lower Macungie Township Employees' Insurance Plan
Ord. 2002-10
6/25/2002
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Nonuniformed Employees' Money Purchase Plan and Trust by amending Section 402(a) "Qualified Recipients" of said plan to allow participants whose employment is terminated through retirement prior to attainment of normal retirement age to receive an annual allocation when otherwise entitled for benefit under said plan and participants who retire after normal retirement age to receive an allocation without regard to the date of retirement
Ord. 2003-5
6/5/2003
Ratifying the addendum to the May 6, 2002, cooperative planning project to create a multi-municipal comprehensive plan
Ord. 2003-7
6/19/2003
Authorizing execution of an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regarding cost sharing for the replacement and relocation of Township utilities associated with the Route 222 and Route 100 bypass project
Ord. 2004-7
5/6/2004
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Non-uniformed Employees' Money Purchase Pension Plan and Trust (the "Plan") to (1) state unequivocally that the plan is not subject to the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1994 ("ERISA"), as amended; (2) to delete the requirement in the plan that at least one member of the Lower Macungie Pension Committee be an elected member of the governing body; and (3) to clarify the participation provisions of the plan to remove the exclusion of employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement
Ord. 2004-12
8/5/2004
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Deferred Compensation Plan to authorize the maximum employee contributions now or hereafter allowed by law
Ord. 2005-1
1/20/2005
Amending Ord. 1989-6, the Lower Macungie Township Employees' Insurance Plan
Ord. 2005-4
3/17/2005
Authorizing execution of a multi-municipal agreement by and among the Boroughs of Alburtis, Emmaus, and Macungie, and the Townships of Lower Macungie, Lower Milford, and Upper Milford, regarding intermunicipal planning participation in matters of mutual concern
Ord. 2007-3
5/17/2007
Appointing Rick Prill as Township Manager
Ord. 2008-01
1/17/2008
Establishing the annual compensation for Township Commissioners and Treasurer
Ord. 2008-02
2/15/2008
Appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the Township government during the current fiscal year
Ord. 2008-03
7/17/2008
Transferring funds, set aside during the budget approval process, in the legislative review account 489.999 to various accounts within each fund
Ord. 2008-05
7/17/2008
Synchronizing terms used in the Township budget with terms used in the First Class Township Code to assist in the establishment of Township policies for the processing of Township expenditures and the reallocation of budgeted funds; and designating the manner in which such activities shall occur
Ord. 2008-06
8/21/2008
Amending the Township budget to create a fund subcategory captioned "subdivision street lighting" with the current liquid fuels fund account and to fund said subcategory with $99,500 of liquid fuels funds received from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and on hand at the commencement of the 2008 fiscal year
Ord. 2008-07
8/21/2008
Transferring the sum of $9,382 from budget expense category 08.429.600 (capital construction) to expense category 08.460.200 (sewer construction projects) pursuant to 53 P.S. § 56702
Ord. 2008-08
8/21/2008
Transferring the sum of $2,600 from budget category 04.427.700 (capital purchases) to 04.405.220 (operating supplies); reducing revenue category 04.351.100 (program grants) by $53,500; and reducing expense category 04.427.700 (capital purchases) by $53,500 for program grants not received
Ord. 2008-10
9/4/2008
Repealing Ord. 2007-3 which appointed a township manager no longer serving that role, and established his compensation
Ord. 2008-13
10/16/2008
Amending the 2008 budget by recognizing unanticipated revenues from the Township swimming pool operation, transferring salaries from the summer program, and moving funds within the Township pool account to cover $15,520 of increased salaries within the Township swimming pool operations
Ord. 2008-14
12/4/2008
Authorizing the Township of Lower Macungie to join with other political subdivisions as a member of the Pennsylvania Municipal Health Insurance Cooperative ("PMHIC") and to enter into an intergovernmental agreement for the purpose of joining the PMHIC and to participate as a member of the PMHIC
Ord. 2008-16
12/18/2008
Transferring funds from budget category 01.402.120 financial administration salaries, 01.409.600 buildings/facilities capital construction, and 01.438.220 roads and highways operating supplies to 01.404.311 legal services union business, 01.404.314 legal services planning, 01.414.313 planning and zoning engineering services, 01.487.156 health/hospitalization insurance, and 01.408.313 engineering services
Ord. 2008-17
12/18/2008
Transferring funds from sewer fund budget category 08.429.600 capital construction to various accounts within the sewer fund for allocation of overhead expenses
Ord. 2008-18
12/18/2008
Transferring funds from general fund budget category 01.409.600 capital construction to various accounts within the solid waste fund for allocation of overhead expenses
Res. 2009-16
4/16/2009
Creating an Impact Fee Advisory Committee for the Township and authorizing the preparation and public advertisement of the Township's notice of intention to adopt an impact fee ordinance pursuant to § 504-A of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code
Ord. 2009-5
6/18/2009
Amending the final 2008 budget by transferring funds from budget categories 01.402.120 financial administration salaries, 01.402.310 accounting compliance and review, 01.409.230 heating fuel, and 01.430.362 fuel, oil and gas to budget categories 01.414.313 planning and zoning engineering services, 01.432.221 winter maintenance salt, 01.434.361 sub-division street lights, and 01.438.450 roads and highways contracted services
Ord. 2009-6
6/18/2009
Amending the final 2008 budget by transferring funds from sewer fund budget category 08.429.600 capital construction to sewer fund budget categories 08.407.450 data processing contracted services and 08.413.454 alternate sewer inspector
Ord. 2009-7
6/18/2009
Amending the final 2008 budget by transferring funds from general fund budget category 01.405.120 salary administrative staff to various accounts within the solid waste fund for allocation of overhead expenses and leaf collection contract
Ord. 2009-10
8/6/2009
Repealing Ord. 2008-05 of Lower Macungie Township concerning budgetary procedures
Res. 2009-32
10/15/2009
Approving the land use assumptions report submitted to the Lower Macungie Township Traffic Impact Fee Advisory Committee
Res. 2009-36
10/29/2009
Approving the Roadway Sufficiency Analysis Report submitted to the Lower Macungie Township Traffic Impact Fee Advisory Committee
Ord. 2011-10
8/4/2011
Amending the 2011 budget to increase the general fund prior year reserves, transfer prior year reserves of the general fund revenue to the capital projects fund and amending the 2011 budget by transferring funds from general fund budget categories 01.408.313 (engineering and architecture), 01.409.361 (electricity), and 01.413.474 (alternate commercial plan review), 01.438.450 (contracted services) to 01.414.313 (planning engineering and architecture), 01.430.231 (vehicle fuel), 01.451.372 (repairs and maintenance), and 01.484.354 (workers compensation); by transferring funds from sewer category 08.493.610 (capital construction) to 08.404.401 (solicitor) and 08.429.379 (emergency repairs); and by transferring funds from the general fund 01.492.300 (transfer to capital projects fund) to the capital projects fund 30.392.010 (transfers from general fund)
Ord. 2011-11
8/18/2011
Authorizing the Board of Commissioners to enter into an intergovernmental mutual cooperation agreement with the Borough of Emmaus whereby the Borough of Emmaus and Lower Macungie Township agree to share certain recycling equipment pursuant to the terms and conditions contained in the intergovernmental agreement
Ord. 2011-14
10/20/2011
Amending the 2011 budget to increase the general fund prior year reserves, transfer prior year reserves of the general fund to the capital projects fund and by transferring funds from the general fund 01.492.300 (transfer to capital projects fund) to the capital projects fund 30.392.010 (transfer from general fund)
Res. 2010-12
4/29/2010
Adopting the memorandum of understanding (Township Western Greenway) between Lower Macungie Township and Jaindl Realty, L.P., Jaindl Land Company, and David M. Jaindl, individually
Res. 2010-13
5/6/2010
Adopting the memorandum of understanding-investigation and evaluation phase
Res. 2010-17
7/1/2010
Adopting the first amendment to the memorandum of understanding (Township Western Greenway) between Lower Macungie Township and Jaindl Realty, L.P., David M. Jaindl, individually and Jaindl Land Company
Res. 2010-20
8/5/2010
Establishing a policy for the procurement of professional services for Township pension plans
Res. 2010-25
11/4/2010
Approving the memorandum of understanding for allocation of development flow credits for conveyance
Res. 2010-26
11/4/2010
Establishing a Board of Appeals pursuant to Ord. 2004-05 and setting forth procedures for the conduct of the hearings before this Board of Appeals
Res. 2011-17
6/16/2011
Adopting the proposed amendment to Section 404(c) of the pension plan in the form as reviewed by the Board of Commissioners
Res. 2011-20
8/4/2011
Authorizing the Board of Commissioners to enter into an agreement with the County of Lehigh and the Borough of Emmaus whereby the Borough of Emmaus and Lower Macungie Township will accept the assignment of certain recycling equipment
Res. 2011-25
10/6/2011
Rescinding Township Res. 2/14/1950 and dissolving the Lower Macungie School Authority
Res. 2012-01
1/3/2012
Authorizing, empowering and directing the President of the Board of Commissioners to execute an agreement with Berkheimer whereunder Berkheimer is retained as the exclusive Tax Officer for the collection, administration, receipt and enforcement of the provisions of the respective tax enactment of the governing board levying and assessing the local services tax for the term herein defined, together with such extensions as may be agreed upon, said tax enactment having been adopted under and pursuant to the Authority of the Pennsylvania Local Tax Enabling Act
Res. 2012-02
1/3/2012
Appointing Berkheimer as its Tax Hearing Officer under and pursuant to the Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights for the express purpose of adjudicating appeals thereunder
Res. 2012-04
1/19/2012
Authorizing and empowering its local Tax Collector, Berkheimer, to impose and retain costs of collection on delinquent taxes
Res. 2012-05
1/19/2012
Establishing rules and regulations for the conduct of public meetings pursuant to the Sunshine Act
Res. 2012-06
4/19/2012
Authorizing the Township to enter into a collective services agreement with Accounts Recovery Bureau, Inc., a Kadent Corporation, with offices at 645 Penn Street, 4t H Floor, Reading, PA 19601
Res. 2012-09
6/7/2012
Setting an assessment value for public street lighting; establishing a petition form for requests for public street lighting; and establishing an interest rate for delinquent assessments
Ord. 2014-05
6/5/2014
Providing for Township participation in a tax increment financing district for Hamilton Crossings
Ord. 2014-06
6/5/2014
Providing for the creation of a tax increment financing district for Hamilton Crossings and adoption of the revised tax increment financing plan
Ord. 2014-08
8/7/2014
Amending the Lower Macungie Township Non-Uniformed Employees' Money Purchase Pension Plan and Trust to revise the percentage credited to the employer contribution account of each qualified recipient for certain qualified recipients based upon their date of hire
Ord. 2015-02
2/19/2015
Authorizing the Township to enter into an intermunicipal agreement to consider updating the Southwestern Lehigh County Comprehensive Plan
Res. 2017-09
3/16/2017
Confirming that the Township shall continue to operate the Lower Macungie Library building as a library undisturbed for a period of 50 years and for taking all necessary, related and convenient actions in connection therewith
Ord. 2016-08
5/5/2016
Authorizing the Township to enter into an intergovernmental wastewater transportation agreement with the Township of Upper Milford and the Lehigh County Authority
Res. 2017-37
12/21/2017
Adoption of a new comprehensive Plan for the Township of Lower Macungie in the form of the multi-municipal regional plan entitled "Southwestern Lehigh County Comprehensive Plan – Borough of Alburtis, borough of Emmaus and Borough of Macungie, Lower Milford Township, Lower Macungie Township and Upper Milford Township," dated October 2017 (including all maps and illustrations)
Res. 2017-38
12/21/2017
Acknowledging the municipal partnership between the County of Lehigh and the Township of Lower Macungie for the purchase of agricultural conservation easements in 2018-2019
Res. 2017-39
12/21/2017
Prohibiting Category 4 casinos in the Township
Res. 2017-40
12/21/2017
Setting the homestead exemption rate for 2018
Res. 2018-01
1/18/2018
Authorizing the execution of an intermunicipal agreement with the Boroughs of Emmaus, Macungie and Alburtis and the Townships of Lower Milford and Upper Milford regarding intermunicipal planning and participation in matters of mutual concern; and authorizing the creation of a regional planning committee
Ord. 2018-07
9/20/2018
Establishing the annual salary and benefits of the Township Manager
Ord. 2018-08
12/6/2018
Authorizing the execution of amended intermunicipal agreement with the Boroughs of Emmaus, Macungie and Alburtis and the Townships of Lower Milford and Upper Milford regarding intermunicipal planning and participation in matters of mutual concern; and authorizing the creation of a regional planning committee
Ord. 2019-03
3/7/2019
Amending Ord. 2016-09, which incorporated land into the existing Agricultural Security Area, by removing and extinguishing the express exception and reservation to the Township of the 500-year floodplain and the Sauerkraut Lane road right-of-way
Ord. 2019-06
4/4/2019
Approving an additional and an amendment to the existing eligible Deferred Compensation Plan and Trust under Section 457 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986