Township of Lower Providence, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Lower Providence 5-7-1998 by Ord. No. 425. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drug and Alcohol Advisory Council — See Ch. 9.
Police Department — See Ch. 40.
Drug paraphernalia — See Ch. 77.

§ 10-1 Adoption and ratification.

There is hereby adopted and ratified, pursuant to the authority aforesaid,[1] an agreement for intergovernmental cooperation, to be known as the Municipal Drug Task Force Agreement (hereinafter referred to as "Agreement").
[1]
Editor's Note: The preamble to this ordinance cited 53 P.S. § 483 and 485. Said provisions were repealed 1996, Dec. 19, by P.L. 1158, No. 177, § 2(a). See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.

§ 10-2 Statutory authority.

This Agreement is entered into pursuant to the provisions of 53 P.S. §§ 483 and 485,[1] relating to intermunicipal cooperation and governmental functions.
[1]
Editor's Note: The provisions of 53 P.S. § 483 and 485 were repealed 1996, Dec. 19, by P.L. 1158, No. 177, § 2(a). See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.

§ 10-3 Purpose and objectives.

The purposes and the objectives of the intermunicipal agreement entered into hereby are as follows:
A. 
To enhance the coordination of drug investigations in the Montgomery County area.
B. 
To provide for mutual police aid across jurisdictional and municipal lines to enable police to more effectively enforce the provisions of the narcotics and illegal drug laws and thereby preserve the safety and welfare of the Lower Providence Township area and the general surrounding environs and municipalities.
C. 
To have available for use throughout the territorial limits of all the municipalities participating in this mutual agreement, the services of police employed by any and all of said municipalities under the conditions set forth and in compliance with the Municipal Police Jurisdiction Act, 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8953.

§ 10-4 Conditions of Agreement.

The Agreement entered into hereby shall be subject to all the conditions and terms specified and set forth in the Municipal Police Cooperative Agreement, which is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein, including the manner and extent of financing the Agreement, the organizational structure necessary to implement the Agreement, the powers and scope of authority delegated in the Agreement and the manner in which property, real or personalty, shall be acquired, managed or disposed of.

§ 10-5 Term.

The Agreement shall be in force and effect for a period of one year from the date of the signing of this Agreement.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Agreement was signed 5-7-1998.