[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Manheim 7-12-1999 by Res. No. 1999-37 (Part 10, Ch. 4, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township, among the powers granted under the First Class Township Code and the Emergency Medical Services System Act, Act of August 18, 2009, P.L. 308, No. 37, as amended (the "code"), in furtherance of the health, safety and welfare of the residents of the Township, is empowered to enter into contracts for the purpose of providing ambulance services and emergency medical care within the Township. The Board of Commissioners ("Board") desires to acknowledge and designate the Manheim Township Ambulance Association ("Ambulance Association") as the entity to provide ambulance services and emergency medical care within the Township, subject to the terms of an agreement as to ambulance services ("agreement") substantially in the form of the agreement attached to this chapter.
The Ambulance Association is hereby acknowledged and designated as the primary entity to provide ambulance services, including basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS), and emergency medical care within the Township pursuant and subject to the terms of the agreement, and the President or Vice President of the Board and the Manager-Secretary or Assistant Manager-Secretary of the Township are hereby authorized and directed on behalf of the Township to review, revise and to enter into the agreement with the Ambulance Association and to execute and deliver the agreement to the Association.