[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lansdowne as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 2-16-2000 by Ord. No. 1161; amended in its entirety 8-20-2003 by Ord. No. 1189]
The Borough of Lansdowne is hereby authorized to enter into a joint agreement with the Boroughs of Yeadon and East Lansdowne regarding intergovernmental cooperation, as permitted and regulated by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Editor's Note: See 53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.
The purpose of the joint agreement shall be to create an entity known as the "Eastern Delaware County Council of Governments" and to foster and effectuate intergovernmental cooperation among the members of this entity as permitted by law.
The conditions of the joint agreement which the Borough of Lansdowne proposes to sign are set forth in the document attached hereto as Exhibit A.
The duration of the joint agreement shall be until such time as the Borough elects to terminate the joint agreement, which the Borough may do at any time by enacting an ordinance to such effect.
The purpose and objectives of the agreement, and the powers and scope of the authority delegated to it, are set forth in the document attached hereby as Exhibit A.
The Eastern Delaware County Council of Governments shall be financed by annual contributions of each member Borough in the amount of $500. From time to time, specific transactions, if any, may be separately financed as the voting members of the Council of Governments agree.
Implementation of the joint agreement shall occur through Eastern Delaware Council of Governments.
The manner in which real or personal property shall be acquired, managed, licensed or disposed of is set forth in the document attached hereto as Exhibit A.
The Eastern Delaware County Council of Governments is empowered, but not obliged, to enter into contracts for policies of group insurance and employee benefits, including social security, for its employees.
[Adopted 2-20-2008 by Ord. No. 1230]
The Borough of Lansdowne hereby joins with each of the aforementioned municipalities and shall become a member of the Delaware County Council of Governments in accordance with the bylaws of the Delaware County Council of Governments, and laws, agreements or contracts which apply.
Editor's Note: "Aforementioned municipalities" refers to Bethel Township, Concord Township, Darby Township, Edgmont Township, Folcroft Borough, Glenolden Borough, Haverford Township, Marcus Hook Borough, Marple Township, Media Borough, Middletown Township, Nether Providence Township, Newtown Township, Radnor Township, Ridley Township, Ridley Park Borough, Rose Valley Borough, Rutledge Borough, Sharon Hill Borough, Springfield Township, Swarthmore Borough, Thornbury Township, Upper Chichester, Upper Darby Township and Upper Providence Township.
The bylaws of the Delaware County Council of Governments attached hereto and made a part hereof are hereby approved, and such bylaws may be amended from time to time by a voting representation of all member municipalities of the Delaware County Council Of Governments.
Editor's Note: Said bylaws are on file in the Borough offices.