Municipality of Kingston, PA
Luzerne County
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[Adopted 10-6-2008 by Ord. No. 2008-4]
The caption and preamble clauses of this article set forth above, are incorporated herein by reference.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The caption and preamble clauses of Ord. No. 2008-4 state the purpose and objectives of the agreements and that the agreements are authorized pursuant to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, 53 Pa. C.S.A. § 2305. A full copy of Ord. No. 2008-4 is available in the Municipality offices.
A. 
The Northeast Pennsylvania Insurance Cooperative Intergovernmental Agreement (NEPMIC), a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference (and which shall be filed with the minutes or the meeting at which this article was enacted), is approved with the intent and effect that this political subdivision shall be bound by the agreement.
B. 
The Pennsylvania Municipal Health Insurance Cooperative Intergovernmental Agreement (PMHIC), a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference (and which shall be filed with the minutes of the meeting at which this article was enacted), is approved with the intent and effect that this political subdivision shall be bound by the agreement.
C. 
The Mayor of the Municipality of Kingston, acting alone or together with the Secretary, is hereby authorized and directed on behalf of the political subdivision to execute and deliver both agreements, and to execute and deliver such additional instruments, and to take such further actions, as may be necessary or appropriate to carry forth the agreements and the transactions to be effected under the agreements, including payment to the NEPMIC and PMHIC of such amounts as are due by this political subdivision pursuant to the agreements.
D. 
The administration of this political subdivision is hereby authorized to take such other action as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this article and of the agreements.
As required by the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Act, the following matters are specifically found and determined:
A. 
The conditions of the agreements are set forth in the agreements;
B. 
This political subdivision shall participate in the NEPMIC and the PMHIC for an initial term of three years. All renewal terms shall be as further set forth therein;
C. 
The purpose and objectives of the agreements are as set forth in the preamble clauses of this article and in the agreements;
D. 
The manner and extent of financing the agreements are that no borrowing will be required by the political subdivision, funds to implement the political subdivision's obligations under the agreements shall come from normal and usual budgeted amounts for such matters; and other provisions governing the manner and extent of the financing of the NEPMIC or the PMHIC shall be as set forth in the agreements;
E. 
Each cooperative shall be managed by its Board of Directors pursuant to the terms of the agreements;
F. 
All property, real or personal, of the NEPMIC or the PMHIC shall be acquired, managed, licensed or disposed of by the NEPMIC or PMHIC in accordance with the terms of the respective agreement.