Township of Palmer, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Palmer as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Taxation — See Ch. 173.
[Adopted 1-7-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-312]
The elected Tax Collector of the Township is hereby appointed, authorized and directed to act as the Collector of Delinquent Taxes within the Township, for real estate taxes collected after the end of the tax year, but before the taxes remaining unpaid are submitted to the County Tax Claim Bureau for collection.
This appointment and authorization shall remain in effect until the Board of Supervisors, by ordinance, takes further action, as required by law.
In the event of a vacancy in the office of the Tax Collector during the term of this appointment, the successor Tax Collector shall automatically succeed to the powers and duties set forth herein.
The Collector of Delinquent Taxes shall not be required to give additional bond on account of this appointment.
The Collector of Delinquent Taxes shall have all the authority and power now vested by law in the Collector of nondelinquent Township taxes for the collection of such delinquent taxes.
The Collector of Delinquent Taxes shall account to the Board of Supervisors for all delinquent tax collections made in the same manner as required for the reporting of nondelinquent tax collections.
The Collector of Delinquent Taxes shall be compensated in the same manner as provided for in the collection of nondelinquent taxes within the Township.