Township of Tredyffrin, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Tredyffrin 6-19-2017 by Ord. No. HR-416. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Board of Supervisors of Tredyffrin Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, hereby approves the request of the School District to permit the School District to assume the hiring and overseeing of school crossing guards at the School District's facilities and functions.
The School District shall immediately notify Tredyffrin Township of the name, address and contact information upon the hiring of those hired by the School District to serve as school crossing guards.
The School District shall assume full and complete responsibility for the cost of compensation of the school crossing guards.
Immediately upon receipt of notice by Tredyffrin Township of the identity of those individuals hired by the School District as school crossing guards, the Chief of Police of Tredyffrin Township, in cooperation with the Police Departments of other political subdivisions, if any, who are part of the School District in which the School District has also assumed the hiring and overseeing of the school crossing guards at School District facilities and functions, shall provide training to and develop procedures for assisting the school crossing guards, as necessary.
The necessary training of the school crossing guards shall include, but not be limited to, developing procedures and methods for safe and orderly pedestrian and traffic control and taking into account different potential weather conditions and time of the day during which the same may occur. There shall also be developed an efficient and prompt method by which school crossing guards may request any necessary assistance from police and other emergency personnel if the need may arise. The school crossing guards shall only be authorized in the management of traffic and pedestrians in and around areas identified by the respective police departments and the School District Superintendent. All training, assistance and emergency procedures throughout the entire School District for all school crossing guards shall be uniform and consistent.