The Board of Supervisors of Lower Paxton Township hereby gives public notice that it will conduct a public hearing and consider passage of Ordinance No. 17-15, at its meeting on December 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Township Municipal Center, 425 Prince Street, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.   Ordinance No. 17-15 amends the Lower Paxton Township Code of Ordinances in order to add Article IV to Chapter 185, establishing a volunteer service credit program; enacting tax credits for volunteer members of volunteer fire companies and establishing administrative procedures and appeals.

Ordinance No. 17-15, amending the Lower Paxton Township Codified Ordinances by adding Article IV, Chapter 185, entitled “Volunteer Service Tax-Credit Program,” which contains the following:

Section 1 - Definitions.
Section 2 - Program Criteria for volunteer members of volunteer fire companies.
Section 3 - an Earned Income Tax Credit to qualified volunteer fire fighters to a maximum of $500.00 of the municipal earned income tax.
Section 4 - a Real Property Tax Credit to qualified volunteer firefighters at a maximum of 20% of the municipal real estate tax levy for residential real property owned and occupied as the domicile of the volunteer.
Section 5 - an Appeals procedure.
Section 6 - Severability.

Ordinance No. 17-15 shall take effect and be in force five (5) days after its enactment.

A copy of Ordinance No. 17-15 may be examined without charge or a copy of the ordinance may be obtained for the cost to prepare the copy at the Township Municipal Center during business hours.

If you are a person with a disability desiring to attend the December 19, 2017 meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Township Manager at 657-5600 to discuss how Lower Paxton Township may provide a reasonable accommodation.

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