Chapter 1

Part B: Social Security Benefits - (OR2-1953)

100.00 General:
100.10 That it is the considered opinion of this body that the extension of the Social Security system to employers and officers of the Borough of Saegertown will be of great benefit to the employees may participate in the provisions of the Old Age and Survivors Insurance System.
   
200.00 Authorization:
200.10 The 1951 session of the General Assembly of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the regular session, enacted a statue, known as Act No. 491, which is the enabling Act No. provided for in Section 218 of Public Law 734, 81st Congress, which designated the Secretary of Labor and Industry of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to act as the State Agency to implement the coverage of employees and officers under the said Old Age and Survivors Insurance System.
200.11 The Borough of Saegertown is hereby authorized to execute and deliver to the State Agency, a plan or plans, and agreement, required under Section 6 of said enabling act and the Social Security Act, to extend coverage to employees and officers of the Borough of Saegertown.
200.12 And the Borough is authorized do all other things to effectuate coverage of employees and officers under the Old Age and Survivors Insurance System.
   
300.00 Payroll deductions:
300.10 The secretary is hereby authorized to establish a system of payroll deduction to be matched by payments by the Borough of Saegertown to be made into the Contribution Fund of the Social Security Act through the office of the State Agency.
300.11 The secretary is authorized to make changes of this tax to the Fund and Funds from which salary payments are issued to employees of the Borough of Saegertown.
300.12 Such as payments are to be made in accordance with the provisions of the Law and Regulations promulgated by the State Agency and the Federal Security Administration.
300.13 Such payments which are delinquent shall bear interest at the rate of 12 of 1 percent per month until such time as payments are made.
   
400.00 Appropriations:
400.10 Appropriation is hereby made from the proper fund of funds, of the Borough of Saegertown in the necessary amount to pay into the contribution funds as provided in accordance with the plan or plans, and Agreement.
400.11 Authority is given to the Mayor or Borough Manager and the Secretary of the Borough of Saegertown to enter into an agreement with the State Agency, which agreement shall be in accordance with Act No. 491 and with paragraph 218 of the Social Security Act.
400.12 Such plan and agreement shall provide that the participation of this Borough of Saegertown shall commence as of January 1, 1951.
   
500.00 Enacted:
500.10 Ordained and enacted into an Ordinance this Eighth day of September, 1953.