Governing Resources

Governing Resources - Alphabetically By Topic

Borough Code

Advertising Requirements for Borough Code Provisions
Borough Code - Online
Borough Code - Purchase Print Copies

Borough Council
Affidavit of Residency (except for boroughs with less than 150 population)
Boards, Commissions and Committees

Borough Rules of Order (Sample)
Committees of Council

Conflict of Interest - Abstention
Duties of a Council President and Vice President
Oath of Office (When administered by a notary public)
Oath of Office (When administered by a judge or mayor)

Borough Council Meetings
Adoption of Robert's Rules of Order
Deletion of Audio Tapes
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Minute Books for Purchase
Consent Agenda

Voting to Allow Meeting Participation Via Telecommunication Device

Adopting a Budget by Resolution or Tax Ordinance (Act 51 of 2019)
PSAB Budget Bulletin

Contracts & Procurement
Bidding Thresholds
COSTARS (Cooperative Purchasing)

Motor Vehicle Procurement Act

Sample Written/Telephonic Price Quotation Bids

DCED Library of Publications
Library - a collection of handbooks, reports, guidelines, and other publications

Emergency Management
NIMS Compliannce for Local Jurisdictions

Affidavit of Residency (except for boroughs with less than 150 population)
Municipal Pension and Fire Relief - Form AG-385
Municipal Statistics E-Filing

Statement of Financial Interest

How to Articles
Changing Elected Officials and Tax Collector Compensation
Filling a Vacancy
Voting to Fill a Vacancy in an Appointed Position
Voting to Fill a Vacancy in Elected Borough Office
How to Reduce Size of Council - Population under 3,000, Act 28 of 2020

How to Sell Borough Owned Real Property
How to Sell Borough Personal Property

What Happens if No Bids Are Received?
What is a Vacancy Board?
Zoning Hearing Board Appointments

Human Resources
Labor Law Posters (Federal)
Labor Law Posters (State)

Returning Borough Property

Incorporation Data
Where to Locate Your Borough's Incorporation Date

Declaration of Disaster Emergency - Sample Resolution
Mayor Accepting Marriage Fees

Online Ordinance Database

Ordinance or Resolution

Public Notices
Public Notice Ads

Policies (Samples)
Computer Use by Employees
Credit Card Policy for Purchasing by Authorized Officials/Employees
Credit Card Convenience and Service Fees

Returned Checks (NSF)

Reorganization Meeting - 1/2/2024
Procedures, Sample Meeting Agenda, & FAQs

Resolutions for Appointments (Samples)
Appointing an Alternative Member to the Planning Commission
Appointing the Chair of the Vacancy Board

Right-to-Know Law
Request Forms
Right-to-Know Law Case Index

Sunshine Act
Sunshine Act - Title 65

Advertising Requirements for Sunshine Act

Adopting Annual Property Tax Rate - Act 51 of 2019
DCED Tax Manual & Chart of Accounts

Payroll Tax Rate Information for 2024