Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler 11-1-1965 as Ch. I, Part 6, of the 1965 Code; amended in its entirety 10-5-1998 by Ord. No. 765. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 33-1 Orders for disbursement of Township funds.

All disbursements in discharge of Township indebtedness duly incurred shall be made by checks signed by the President or Vice President of the Board of Commissioners and the Township Treasurer and Township Secretary.

§ 33-2 Restrictions on checks.

No payment may be made unless there are sufficient funds in the account to pay for them and no checks may be made payable in the future.

§ 33-3 Approval of disbursements.

A. 
All accounts payable shall be listed by the Township Secretary and submitted monthly to the Board of Commissioners for approval. The listing and individual invoices shall be reviewed by the Township Manager and Finance Department Commissioner prior to being sent to the Board of Commissioners.
B. 
Accounts payable must be approved by a majority of the Board of Commissioners prior to the issuance of checks.
C. 
Individual invoices for capital projects and other items not listed on the monthly bills listing may be presented for consideration by the Butler Township Board of Commissioners at any public meeting.

§ 33-4 Discounts.

When discount or penalty on any bill payable is allowed, bills shall be paid to take advantage of the discount or to prevent the penalty and listed and approved with the monthly bills report.

§ 33-5 Payroll.

A. 
Payroll disbursements shall be made in accordance with budget guidelines and collective bargaining agreements.
B. 
Payroll disbursements will be included with the monthly bills listing following the month actually paid.

§ 33-6 Petty cash.

Disbursements of petty cash and replenishment of petty cash shall be authorized by the Township Secretary and included in the following month's bills list to be approved by the Township Commissioners.