[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Millersville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Reimbursement for Reasonable Costs
[Adopted 3-28-2000 by Res. No. 2000-4]
The Council of Millersville Borough, by and through its authority and relationship with the aforesaid volunteer fire company, hereby authorizes the volunteer fire company to recover the reasonable costs of fire-fighting materials, personnel hours and hazardous abatement materials involving any hazardous material incident, environmental incident or safety and rescue incident or fire operation, including vehicular accidents.
Said reasonable costs as outlined above may be recovered directly by the volunteer fire company, through the Borough with the consent of the Council, or by agreement with the Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency or a third-party billing service as an authorized agent for the collection of said reasonable costs. The utilization of the Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency shall be for those situations deemed by the Agency as appropriate for collection through the Agency, principally those incidents involving the use of hazardous abatement materials and/or incidents directly involving the Agency.
In addition to the aforementioned reasonable costs, the volunteer fire company, Borough or Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency shall be authorized to collect reasonable interest, as well as a reasonable administrative fee for collecting the same, and any and all additional fees as may be authorized by the Hazardous Material and Emergency Planning and Response Act or authorized by any other statute, case law or common law.
Editor's Note: See 35 P.S. § 6022.101 et seq.