Township of Union, PA
Berks County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Union as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Personnel policies — See Ch. 25.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 37.
[Adopted 12-28-1995 by Ord. No. 95-5]
The Township hereby elects to enroll its municipal employees in the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (the PMRS), established by the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law, Act 15 of 1974, as amended (the Act),[1] with the express purpose of having the PMRS administer the pension plan established for the municipal employees of the Township. The Township does hereby agree to be bound by all the requirements of the Act and other applicable laws and to assume all obligations, financial and otherwise, placed upon member municipalities by the Act. All references hereafter shall be based on benefits negotiated between the Board of the PMRS and the Township as provided in the Act.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 881.101 et seq.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
Union Township (the Township), being a member municipality of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System (the System), hereby elects to amend its Municipal Pension Plan administered by the System in accordance with Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law, 53 P.S. § 881.101 et seq. (Retirement Law), and does hereby agree to be bound by all the requirements and provisions of the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act, 53 P.S. § 895.101 et seq., and to assume all obligations, financial and otherwise, placed upon member municipalities.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
As part of this article, the Township agrees that the system shall administer and provide the benefits set forth in the amended municipal pension plan contract entered into between the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board and the Township effective January 1, 2013 (the contract).
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
The passage and adoption of this article by the Township is an official acceptance of the contract and the financial obligations resulting from the administration of the contract.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
Payment for any obligation established by the adoption of this article and the contract shall be made by the Township in accordance with the Retirement Law and the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act. The Township hereby assumes all liability for any unfundedness created due to the benefit structure set forth in the contract.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
The Township intends this article to be the complete authorization of the contract, which is effective January 1, 2013.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
A duly certified copy of this article and an executed contract shall be filed with the system.
[Amended 3-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-01]
All prior ordinances of the Township or sections thereof, including, but not limited to, Ord. No. 2003-5, are repealed and declared unenforceable insofar as they are inconsistent with the provisions of this article.