Township of West Whiteland, PA
Chester County
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[Adopted 3-31-2009 by Ord. No. 365]
A. 
There is hereby created the West Whiteland Township Pension Advisory Board, which shall consist of five voting members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Voting members shall be residents of the Township. Except as otherwise provided by applicable law, a voting member of the Pension Advisory Board may be removed by the Board of Supervisors at any time with or without cause.
B. 
The Pension Advisory Board shall also include two nonvoting members appointed by the Board of Supervisors, which shall include one uniformed employee of West Whiteland Township and one nonuniformed employee of West Whiteland Township. Nonvoting members need not be residents of the Township. Except as otherwise provided by applicable law, a nonvoting member of the Pension Advisory Board may be removed by the Board of Supervisors at any time with or without cause.
C. 
Three voting members shall constitute a quorum.
A. 
The term of membership shall be three years, except as originally established herein.
B. 
The initial members of the Pension Advisory Board shall be appointed to terms of office as follows:
(1) 
Three members for a term to expire December 31, 2011;
(2) 
Two members for a term to expire December 31, 2010; and
(3) 
Two members for a term to expire December 31, 2009.
The Board of Supervisors shall fill vacancies in the term of membership for the unexpired term.
The Pension Advisory Board, at its first meeting following January 1 of each year, shall elect one of its members to serve as chairman for the ensuing year and such other officers as the Pension Advisory Board may deem appropriate. The Board of Supervisors shall assign an employee of the Township to keep minutes of all meetings of the Pension Advisory Board, who shall make a copy of those minutes available to the Board of Supervisors.
The Pension Advisory Board shall adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of its own meetings and business. Such rules and regulations shall comply with all applicable statutory regulations, including the applicable provisions of the Open Meetings Law, commonly referred to as the "Sunshine Act."[1]
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Editor's Note: See 65 Pa. C.S.A. § 701 et seq.
All members of the Pension Advisory Board shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed necessary and reasonable expenses with the prior approval by the Board of Supervisors. The Pension Advisory Board shall neither expend funds nor incur obligations without specific prior appropriation by the Board of Supervisors.
[Amended 12-9-2015 by Ord. No. 429]
The Pension Advisory Board is created by the Board of Supervisors for the purpose of reviewing fund performance and providing recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding the allocations of fund investments in the West Whiteland Township Nonuniformed Employee Pension Plan, the West Whiteland Township Police Pension Plan and the OPEB Trust Fund. Such recommendations shall be in writing.