Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-7-1955 by Ord. No. 164; reenacted and amended 12-30-1996 by Ord. No. 509 (Ch. 46 of the 2005 Code of Ordinances)]
A. 
Commencing January 1,2020, and continuing thereafter, each member of Borough Council of the Borough of Bath shall receive compensation in the maximum amount of $1,875 per annum, payable in biannual installments of $937.50 each.
[Amended 10-7-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-684]
B. 
No compensation shall be paid in any month to a member of Council who has failed to attend at least one regular meeting of Council during the month.
[Amended 10-7-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-684]
Commencing January 1, 2020, and continuing thereafter, the Mayor of the Borough of Bath shall receive a salary of $2,500 per annum, payable in biannual installments of $1,250 each on warrants authorized by Borough Council.
[Adopted 2-4-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-629]
A. 
The Tax Collector shall be compensated in the years 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by the method of a fixed salary.
B. 
The Tax Collector shall receive annual percentage increases for the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 at the rate of 2.5%.
C. 
The amount of the fixed salary of the elected Tax Collector position for the years 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 shall be as follows:
(1) 
2014: $4,000.
(2) 
2015: $4,100.
(3) 
2016: $4,202.50.
(4) 
2017: $4,307.57.
The above compensation shall be based on adequate returns filed by the Tax Collector, and the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath and/or the governing body of the Borough of Bath may withhold payment of the Tax Collector's compensation by reason of failure of the Tax Collector to make proper or correct returns or for any default in the collection and return of taxes, as required by law, until such time as the error, misstatement or default is corrected.
The provisions of this article as to compensation of the Tax Collector shall not require payment of compensation to the Tax Collector for taxes collected by the Solicitor or for other taxes than those actually collected by and through the Office of the Tax Collector.