USTWP

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Upper Southampton Township, County of Bucks, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will hold a public hearing on May 11, 2021 at 6:30 PM in the Southampton Free Library, lower level meeting room, 947 Street Road, Southampton, PA 18966 to consider adoption of the following ordinance:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER SOUTHAMPTON, COUNTY OF BUCKS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA REVISING THE POLICE PENSION FUND BY PROVIDING THE DEFINITION OF “ATTENDING COLLEGE”

The full text of the proposed ordinance may be examined at the office of the Township Manager, 939 Street Road, Southampton, PA 18966.  The full text is also available on the Township’s website at www.ustwp.org.  The public is invited to attend and provide comment.

 UPPER SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, COUNTY OF BUCKS,

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA                                                                    

                                                                                    ORDINANCE #           

 AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UPPER SOUTHAMPTON, COUNTY OF BUCKS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA REVISING THE POLICE PENSION FUND BY PROVIDING THE DEFINITION OF “ATTENDING COLLEGE”

 BE IT ORDAINED AND IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED THAT in order to comply with the Police Pension Fund Act, Act of May 29, 1956 (P.L. 1804, No. 600), as amended, 53 P.S. § 767 et. seq., (“Act 600”)as amended, the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton does hereby enact an amendment to the Police Pension Fund Ordinance as follows:

SECTION 1.  Section 24-5 (titled “Definitions”) of Article II (titled “Police Pension Fund”) of the Code of Ordinances of Upper Southampton Township is hereby amended by the addition of the following definition of “ATTENDING COLLEGE”:

 “ATTENDING COLLEGE” –  eligible children registered at an accredited institution of higher learning and are carrying a minimum course load of seven credit hours per semester.  (See Act 30 of 2002)

SECTION 2. It is the intent of the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton that the provisions of this Ordinance shall become and be made a part of the Code of Ordinances of the Township of Upper Southampton and the sections of this Ordinance may be renumbered or re-lettered and the word “ordinance” may be changed to “section” or “article” or such other appropriate word or phrase in order to accomplish the intention of the Board of Supervisors.

SECTION 3. The provisions of this Ordinance are severable.  If any section, clause, sentence, part or provision thereof shall be held illegal, invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decisions of the court shall not affect or impair any of the remaining sections, clauses, sentences, parts or provisions of this Ordinance.  It is hereby declared to be the intent of the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton that this Ordinance would have been enacted if such illegal, invalid or unconstitutional section, clause, sentence, part or provision had not been included herein.

SECTION 4. This Ordinance shall become effective five (5) days after the adoption by the Board of Supervisors of Upper Southampton Township.

ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Southampton on this 11th day of May, 2021.

                                                                                                              BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Attest:                                                                                                  TOWNSHIP OF UPPER SOUTHAMPTON

________________________                                                                      ________________________________

    Secretary/Treasurer                                                                                       Chairperson

 Reviewed and Approved by the Upper Southampton Township Police Benevolent Association on this                day of                                             , 2021.

                                                                                                                By:_______________________________

                                                                                                                               President

 

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