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PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following Ordinance may be enacted at a meeting of the Borough Council of Jim Thorpe Borough, Carbon County, Pennsylvania to be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 6:30 P.M., prevailing time, at the Jim Thorpe Memorial Hall located at 115 E. 10th Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229. The Ordinance is entitled "AN ORDINANCE OF THE JIM THORPE BOROUGH, CARBON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE BOROUGH CODE GOVERNING POLICE PENSION TO INCLUDE AN ACT 44 RETIREMENT PROGRAM. A summary of the contents of the Ordinance is as follows: SECTION I. 1. The Ordinance shall be known as "Jim Thorpe Borough Police Act 44 Retirement Program". 2. Definitions 3. Eligibility. Police Officers who have obtained the age of 50 and have 25 years of service. 4. Written Election. An Officer wishing to participate in the program must make an election in writing. 5. Benefit Calculation. 6. Accumulation of the Act 44 Program Account. 7. Accrual of Non-Pension Benefits. 8. Payout. 9. Service-Connected Disability During Act 44 Program. 10. Death. 11. Forfeiture of Benefits. 12. Cost of Management for Act 44 Program . 13. Amendment. 14. Construal of Provisions. 15. Severability. SECTIONS II, III IV. All elective and appointed officials are authorized to take action necessary to implement and effect the purpose of this Ordinance. Any Ordinances or Resolutions which are conflicting are hereby repealed. The provisions in this Ordinance are severable. SECTION V. The Ordinance shall take effect according to law. The full text of the Ordinance in its entirety may be examined at the Jim Thorpe Borough Municipal Building located at 101 East Tenth Street, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, Monday through Friday during regular business hours. A copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance has also been provided to The Times News at 594 Blakeslee Boulevard Drive West, Lehighton, Pennsylvania and the Carbon County Law Library located at the Carbon County Courthouse, Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania and may be examined there. BOROUGH OF JIM THORPE MAUREEN STERNER, Borough Manager Jim Thorpe Borough 101 East Tenth Street Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 JAMES R. NANOVIC, ESQUIRE Borough Solicitor 57 Broadway Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 Sept. 20