Township of Upper Hanover, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Hanover 5-9-1989 by Ord. No. 89-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 47-1 Settlor of trust.

This governmental unit shall join with other local governmental units in accordance with the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act[1] by becoming a settlor of the trusts and entering into the declarations of trust for the trusts, which are adopted by reference with the same effect as if such declarations of trust had been set out verbatim in this section and copies of which shall be filed with the minutes of the meeting at which this chapter was adopted.
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Editor's Note: See 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq,

§ 47-2 Purchase of shares.

This governmental unit is authorized to purchase shares in the trusts from time to time with available funds, and to redeem some or all of those shares from time to time as funds are needed for other purposes, subject to the terms and restrictions of the declarations of trust referred to in § 47-1. These actions are to be taken by the officers designated for this purpose, pursuant to general or specific instructions by the governing body of this governmental unit.

§ 47-3 Custody of funds.

The trustees of each trust are designated as having official custody of this governmental unit's funds which are invested by the purchase of shares in such trust.

§ 47-4 Findings.

As required by the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, the following matters are specifically found and determined:
A. 
The conditions of the agreement with respect to each trust are set forth in the respective declaration of trust referred to in § 47-1;
B. 
This governmental unit's participation in each trust shall be terminable at any time by ordinance/resolution, subject to the terms and restrictions of the respective declaration of trust referred to in § 47-1;
C. 
With respect to each trust, the declaration of trust and the purchase of its shares are for the purpose of investing this governmental unit's funds in obligations which are otherwise legal investments, as part of a pooled arrangement with other local governmental units, thereby achieving economic and other advantages of pooled investments, and the powers and scope of authority delegated are set forth in the declaration of trust referred to in § 47-1;
D. 
It is not necessary to finance the agreement authorized herein from funds of this governmental unit except through the purchase of shares in the trusts;
E. 
Each trust shall be managed by a board of trustees as set forth in the respective declaration of trust referred to in § 47-1 and the respective bylaws provided for therein;
F. 
Shares of each trust may be purchased and redeemed from time to time as this governmental unit may determine to be necessary or appropriate to meet its cash investment requirements and in accordance with the terms and restrictions of the respective declarations of trust referred to in § 47-1; and
G. 
Each trust shall be empowered to enter into contracts for policies of group insurance and employee benefits, including social security, for its employees.