Questions about eCode360? Municipal users Join us daily between 12pm and 1pm EDT to get answers and other tips!
City of Washington, PA
Washington County
By using eCode360 you agree to be legally bound by the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please do not use eCode360.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Washington as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 44.
[Adopted 6-24-1931 by Ord. No. 262 (Ch. 1, Part 1, of the 1986 Code of Ordinances)]
[Added 1-3-1955 by Ord. No. 669; amended 2-2-1959 by Ord. No. 805; 2-13-1967 by Ord. No. 992; 4-14-1975 by Ord. No. 1153]
The salary of the Mayor is hereby fixed in the amount of $9,000 per annum, paid in biweekly payments.
[Added 1-3-1955 by Ord. No. 669; amended 2-2-1959 by Ord. No. 805; 2-13-1967 by Ord. No. 992; 4-14-1975 by Ord. No. 1153]
The salaries of members of City Council and the Controller are hereby fixed in the amount of $7,000 per annum, said salaries to be paid biweekly.
The salary of the City Treasurer of the City of Washington be and the same is hereby fixed and established at $100 per annum.
[Amended 1-17-1958 by Ord. No. 749; 3-9-1959 by Ord. No. 805; 2-13-1967 by Ord. No. 992; 4-14-1975 by Ord. No. 1153]
The salary fixed in § 60-4 hereof shall be in full payment for all services that may be rendered the City as City Treasurer, and the Treasurer shall receive no additional salary or compensation for any service that he may render the City or any department thereof in such capacity; provided, however, the City Treasurer as Tax Collector shall receive the salary that shall be fixed jointly by the taxing districts for which he serves; i.e., the sum of $5,450 to be paid by the School District of the City of Washington and the sum of $5,450 to be paid by the City of Washington, ($9,000 per annum for Tax Collector, and $1,900 per annum for Collector of 511 Taxes), as prescribed by law; a total of $10,900 per annum.
[Amended 10-17-1945 by Ord. No. 501; 1-3-1955 by Ord. No. 669; 3-9-1959 by Ord. No. 805]
Said salaries are to be paid in biweekly installments.
[Added 11-20-1997 by Ord. No. 1567; amended 3-9-2000 by Ord. No. 1640]
In addition to the compensation provided for by ordinance for the Mayor and members of City Council, as well as the City Treasurer and the City Controller, the City shall provide health care insurance coverage for the Mayor of the City of Washington, City Council members of the City of Washington, the City Controller and the City Treasurer, and their spouses and children through age 18, consistent with the health care coverage provided to officers and employees of the City of Washington.
[Adopted 12-30-1985 by Ord. No. 1355 (Ch. 1, Part 2A, of the 1986 Code of Ordinances)]
The positions of employment in the various departments of the City of Washington, Pennsylvania, together with the number of employees and the compensation for the said positions, shall be as set forth in the attached schedule, which is incorporated herein by reference thereto.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The current Salary Ordinance of the City, designating positions; number; base salary; longevity and total salary, is on file in the City office.
The duties applicable to the various positions set forth in the attached schedule shall be such as may be assigned thereto by law and such as may be assigned thereto by the head of the department or by City Council.
Nothing in this article shall prevent City Council from electing one person to two or more positions at the combined salaries for said positions or for such portion of said salaries as City Council may determine to be proper at the time of the appointment; providing, however, such shall not be incompatible or forbidden by law.
[Amended 12-19-1988 by Ord. No. 1407; 12-28-1989 by Ord. No. 1419; 5-6-2010 by Ord. No. 1831]
All of the salaries designated herein shall be paid biweekly for services rendered to the City of Washington, Pennsylvania, in any manner whatsoever during said period, except as provided in § 60-12 hereof.
Any employee of the City of Washington, Pennsylvania, shall, in addition to the aforesaid specific duties assigned to him, perform such other duties as may be delegated to him by the head of the department or by City Council, and without any extra compensation, unless, under specific circumstances and as specifically authorized by resolution or ordinance of City Council; providing, however, that such additional duties shall not interfere with the proper performance of the duties regularly delegated to said position.
This article shall become effective upon final passage and shall be applicable to and for the year 1986.