[Adopted 1-19-2016 by Ord. No. 376]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. II, Northern Regional Police Department of Allegheny County, adopted 12-5-2005 by Ord. No. 329.
Effective beginning January 1, 2016, all police services within the Township of Pine shall continue to be performed by the Northern Regional Police Department of Allegheny County, an entity previously formed to facilitate and administer the provision of joint, cooperative police services through a single police department in and for the communities of the Township of Pine, Marshall Township, the Borough of Bradford Woods and the Township of Richland.
The Township of Pine is hereby authorized to join with Marshall Township, the Borough of Bradford Woods, and the Township of Richland, in accordance with the provisions of the aforementioned Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, as a participating municipality in the Northern Regional Police Department of Allegheny County pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in a new, revised joint police agreement by and among the four previously mentioned municipalities. The terms and conditions of the aforementioned joint police agreement are incorporated herein by reference as fully as if set forth at length herein, and a copy of said joint police agreement is attached to this article and labeled as Exhibit A hereto. The appropriate officers of the Township of Pine are hereby authorized to execute such joint police agreement on its behalf. Pursuant to the requirements of the aforementioned Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, the terms of the aforementioned joint police agreement and of this article accordingly set forth: the conditions of the agreement; the duration of the term of the agreement; the purposes and objectives of the agreement (including the powers and scope of authority therein delegated); the manner and extent of financing the agreement; the organizational structure necessary to implement the agreement; the manner in which real or personal property shall be acquired, managed, licensed, or disposed of; and that the entity created by the said joint police agreement shall be empowered to enter into contracts for policies of group insurance and employee benefits, including social security, for its employees.
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the Township offices.