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Ordinance Notice

NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Salisbury Township Municipal Building located at 2900 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA, the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Salisbury will hold a public hearing and act on the following:

AN ORDINANCE ELECTING TO AMEND THE SALISBURY TOWNSHIP NON-UNIFORMED EMPLOYEES DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLAN ADMINISTERED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM PURSUANT TO ARTICLE IV OF THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT LAW TO CONFORM TO UPDATED SYSTEM PLAN DOCUMENTS, TO DESIGNATE REQUIRED EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS AS PRE-TAX CONTRIBUTIONS, AND TO CLOSE MEMBERSHIP IN THE PLAN SO THAT ONLY PERSONS EMPLOYED BEFORE JUNE 1, 2019 MAY BE COVERED BY THE PLAN; AGREEING TO BE BOUND BY ALL PROVISIONS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT LAW AS AMENDED AND AS APPLICABLE TO MEMBER MUNICIPALITIES; FURTHER AMENDING THE NON-UNIFORMED EMPLOYEES DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLAN ADMINISTERED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM SO THAT EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2019 ARE REDUCED TO ONE PERCENT (1.0%) OF COMPENSATION; AND ESTABLISHING A NEW DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PENSION PLAN FOR FULL-TIME NON-UNIFORMED EMPLOYEES FIRST EMPLOYED BY THE TOWNSHIP ON OR AFTER JUNE 1, 2019, PROVIDING FOR EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS OF EIGHT PERCENT (8.0%) OF COMPENSATION, NO EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS, FULL VESTING AFTER FIVE YEARS OF FULL-TIME SERVICE (WITH NO VESTING BEFORE), DISTRIBUTIONS AFTER SEPARATION FROM SERVICE, AND A PARTICIPANT-DIRECTED INVESTMENT PROGRAM.

A copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance may be examined at the Salisbury Township Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Cathy Bonaskiewich
Township Manager/Secretary

ADV. 5/15/19
The Press newspapers

The Township garden plots are now all taken, except for one handicapped plot.

Franko Farm Garden Plots

The Township garden plots are now all taken, except for one handicapped plot.

Please contact Al Sulzer at 610-797-4000, ext. 5826 for more information.

Spring 2019 Curbside Branch Collection

The Spring 2019 Curbside Branch Collection Program is scheduled to take place April 29 – May 3rd, 2019. Residents should place the branches at the curb on Sunday after 6 p.m. Branches may be no longer than 5 feet long and 5 inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.

Salisbury Township Emergency Services Comprehensive Review 2018-2019

During the period of May 2018 through February 2019, a consulting team from Duane E. Hagelgans Consulting, LLC conducted a documentation review, site analysis and multiple interviews with responders, township staff and officials and agencies that collaboratively provide public safety services to Salisbury Township. This list, in addition to Salisbury Township personnel and volunteers includes: the three Emergency Medical Service providers, the Lehigh County Emergency Management Agency and various other stakeholders, all providing valuable information in order to create a Comprehensive Review of the township’s public safety services for the elected officials of Salisbury Township.

Download the Review »

2019 Easter Egg Hunt

Easter BasketSalisbury Recreation Advisory Committee
is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt
Ages 3-10

April 13, 2019 at 10:00am
Franko Park
*Weather Permitting*

** Must Register by April 10th **
Please return registration form to Salisbury Township Building

This event is not endorsed by Salisbury Township School District