[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Waynesboro 7-18-2001 by Ord. No. 999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pursuant to Section 1127 of the Act of February 1, 1966 (1965 P.L. 1656, No. 581), as amended, the Borough of Waynesboro hereby allows the Board of School Directors to assume hiring and oversight of school crossing guards. The Police Department shall provide such training or assistance of the school crossing guards while on duty, as deemed necessary by the Chief of Police, from time to time. Such school crossing guards shall be authorized only in the management of traffic and pedestrians in and around areas identified by the Police Department and the School District Superintendent or his or her designees.
Editor's Note: See 8 Pa.C.S.A.§ 1127.
The school crossing guards shall not come within the civil service provision of the Act above referred to, nor shall they fall under the bargaining unit of the School District nor be considered an employee as defined under Section 1101-A of the Act of March 10, 1949 (P.L. 30, No. 14), known as the "Public School Code of 1949," or a school employee as defined under 24 Pa.C.S.A. § 8102 (relating to definitions), or under any plans hereafter effective.
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 11-1101-A.
The School District shall assume the cost of compensation, including fixing such compensation, if any, of the school crossing guards. Auxiliary police officers, appointed as prescribed by general law, may be hired by the School District to serve as school crossing guards. The Board of School Directors shall notify the Borough Council of those hired to serve as school crossing guards and shall further hold the Borough of Waynesboro harmless from and indemnify the Borough of Waynesboro from any and all claim or claims made, suits, judgments or recovery of any nature or kind resulting from the action or actions or lack thereof by or on account of any such school crossing guard, designated or appointed by the School District pursuant to this chapter, and shall provide to the Borough of Waynesboro an agreement providing for such indemnification.