Borough of East Greenville, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of East Greenville 5-4-1953 by Ord. No. 3-53. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Auditor — See Ch. 3.
Officers and employees — See Ch. 10.
Police Pension Fund — See Ch. 15.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 18.

§ 23-1 Legislative intent.

It is the considered opinion of the Borough Council that the extension of the social security system to employees and officers of the Borough of East Greenville will be of great benefit not only to the employees of the borough by providing that said employees and officers may participate in the provisions of the old-age and survivors insurance system, but also to the Borough of East Greenville by enabling it to attract and retain in employment the best of personnel and thus increase the efficiency of its government.

§ 23-2 Statutory authority.

The 1951 Session of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in regular session, enacted a statute, known as "Act No. 491,"[1] which is the Enabling Act provided for in Section 218 of Public Law 734, 81st Congress,[2] which designated the Secretary of Labor and Industry of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to act as the state agency to implement the coverage of employees and officers under the said old-age and survivors insurance system.
[1]:
Editor's Note: See 65 P.S.§ 201 et seq.
[2]:
Editor's Note: See 42 U.S.C. § 418.

§ 23-3 Authorization to execute plan and agreement.

The Borough of East Greenville is hereby authorized to execute and deliver to the state agency a plan or plans and agreement, required under Section 6 of said Enabling Act and the Social Security Act, to extend coverage to employees and officers of the Borough of East Greenville, and do all other necessary things to effectuate coverage of employees and officers under the old-age and survivors insurance system.

§ 23-4 Deductions and contributions.

The Secretary is hereby authorized to establish a system of payroll deduction to be matched by payments by the Borough of East Greenville to be made into the Contribution Fund of the Social Security Act through the office of the state agency, and to make charges of this tax to the fund or funds from which wage or salary payments are issued to employees of the Borough of East Greenville. Such payments are to be made in accordance with the provisions of the law and regulations promulgated by the state agency and the Federal Security Administrator. Such payments which are delinquent shall bear interest at the rate of 1/2 of 1% per month until such time as payments are made.

§ 23-5 Appropriation of funds; commencement of participation.

Appropriation is hereby made from the proper fund or funds of the Borough of East Greenville in the necessary amount to pay into the Contribution Fund as provided in Section 4 of the Enabling Act and in accordance with the plan or plans and agreement. Authority is given to the President and the Secretary of the Borough Council of the Borough of East Greenville to enter into an agreement with the state agency, which agreement shall be in accordance with Act No. 491[1] and with Section 218 of the Social Security Act.[2] Such plan and agreement shall provide that the participation of this Borough of East Greenville shall commence as of January 1, 1951.
[1]:
Editor's Note: See 65 P.S.§ 201 et seq.
[2]:
Editor's Note: See 42 U.S.C. § 418.