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DRAFT Resolution R-04-20

 

DRAFT R-04-20 to be on the May 13, 2020 Council agenda

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF RIEGELSVILLE, BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, EXTENDING THE FACE PERIOD DUE DATE FOR THE PAYMENT OF 2020 REAL ESTATE TAXES AND THE PAYMENT OF 2020 PER CAPITA TAXES TO JULY 30, 2020.

 

WHEREAS, the Governor of Pennsylvania issued a Proclamation of Disaster Emergency on March 6, 2020, pursuant to the Emergency Management Service Code, 35 Pa. C.S. § 7107 et seq., based upon the imminent threat of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic; and

 

WHEREAS, the Governor has ordered, by and through such Proclamation and subsequent actions, the closure of all Pennsylvania schools and non-life-sustaining businesses for an indefinite period; and

 

WHEREAS, the Governor has further urged all governing bodies and executive officers of all political subdivisions affected by this emergency to act as necessary to meet the current exigencies as legally authorized under the Proclamation; and

 

WHEREAS, the County of Bucks issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency through adoption of Resolution on March 13, 2020, and most municipalities within Bucks County have adopted similar Declarations of Disaster Emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, authorizing officials to act as necessary to meet the current exigencies of this emergency; and

 

WHEREAS, in this time of mandatory business closures, widespread unemployment and uncertainty in the financial markets, and the livelihoods of many constituents, residents, and taxpayers in Bucks County have been greatly diminished and are otherwise economically disadvantaged; and

 

WHEREAS, the Local Tax Collection Law, 72 P.S.…

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