Legislative Resources

Sunshine Act Agenda Requirement Changes Effective Aug. 30 (Act 65 of 2021)
Public Meeting Notice Changes

State Highway Maintenance
SB 283 Advances Out of Transportation Committee - 4/20/21
SB 283

Emergency Procurements (Act 99 of 2018)
Sample Resolution
Act 99 Text

Wireless Infrastructure Deployment
PSAB Statement on HB 2564 Before House Consumer Affairs Committee (8/9/18)
House Consumer Affairs Committee Hearing - Video (8/9/18)

Radar by Municipal Police
Pennsylvania is the only state in the U.S. that does not allow its municipal police to use radar.

Sample Resolution from Lancaster County Boroughs Association
Sample Resolution from Palmyra Borough, Lebanon County
Sample Resolution from Whitehall Borough, Allegheny County
Testimony before Senate Transportation Committee
Traffic Safety Facts
Debunking Misconceptions
The Radar Coalition (PSAB is a member) 

Act 172 - Volunteer Firefighter & EMS Tax Credit  **
Background and Guiding Document

Sample Ordinance
DCED Volunteer Firefighter Guidance

** These sample documents above are provided for your information only. Your borough should be aware of the potential implications of the adoption of this ordinance under various tax codes and on the employer-employee relationship (i.e., benefits/insurance), which were not addressed in the enabling legislation. The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs does not dispense legal advice. You should consult your solicitor for a legal opinion.


PennDOT Issues Guidance on Procurement of Traffic Signals Using Liquid Fuels Tax Funds
Municipal Fact Sheet on Dirt, Gravel, & Low Volume Roads Program
Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST)
Partnering with Local Governments
FAQ's on PennDOT Multimodal Fund
Dirt and Gravel Program Municipal Fact Sheet
Special Hauling Permit Notice