City of Lower Burrell, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lower Burrell 7-14-1961 by Res. No. 6-1961; amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire companies — See Ch. 16.
The following associations are hereby recognized as serving companies actively engaged in providing fire protection and/or emergency services in the City:
Lower Burrell Volunteer Fire Company No. 3 Relief Association.
South New Kensington Fire Company Relief Association.
The above-named associations have been formed for the benefit of their members and their families in case of death, sickness, temporary or permanent disability or accident suffered in the line of duty.
The above-named associations of the City are designated the proper association(s) to receive such funds as are due and payable to the City Treasurer by the Treasurer of the State of Pennsylvania from the tax on premiums from foreign fire insurance companies.
The City Council shall annually certify to the Auditor General of the Commonwealth, the name(s) of the active associations and the percentage of service they contribute to the protection of the City. Such certification shall be on forms prescribed by the Auditor General.
There is annually appropriated from the City Treasury all such sums of money that may hereafter be paid into the City Treasury by the Treasurer of the State of Pennsylvania on account of taxes paid on premiums of foreign fire insurance companies in pursuance of the Act of December 18, 1984, No. 205, § 701 et seq.[1] as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania. Such monies received by the City Treasurer from the State Treasurer shall be distributed to the duly recognized association(s) within 60 days of receipt. The funds shall be distributed on the basis of the percentage of service established in the certification to the Auditor General and with other provisions of the Act.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 895.701 et seq.