Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath 9-12-2016 by Ord. No. 2016-660. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Fire company — See Ch. 60.
This chapter shall be known as "Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Company."
Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company is a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of Pennsylvania. Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company is also organized and existing in the Borough of Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The Borough of Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania (the "Borough") hereby designates Bethlehem Township Volunteer Fire Company as the officially recognized emergency medical services company ("EMS Company") for the Borough.
EMS Company recognized by the Borough is hereby authorized to provide such services within the Borough as may be necessary for the protection of persons situate therein, which shall include, by way of example and not of limitation, the prevention of loss of life from fire, automobile accidents, medical emergencies, hazardous materials incidents, and other dangerous situations.
EMS Company may also engage in the performance of any lawful activity.
EMS Company shall provide to the Borough an annual itemized listing of all expenditures of funds received from the Borough before the Borough may consider budgeting additional funding for EMS Company.
Neither the recognition set forth in § 49-2 nor the grant of authorized activities in § 49-3 shall be construed as constituting EMS Company as an agent, department or employee of the Borough except insofar as such effect is provided under the provisions of the Act of October 5, 1980, P.L. 693, No. 142, known as the "Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act."[1]
Editor's Note: See 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8541 et seq.