Chapter 48. SALARIES AND COMPENSATION

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Newport as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Pensions — See Ch. 32.
Article I. Mayor and Council

[Adopted 8-5-1975 by Ord. No. 197 (Ch. 1, Part 1A, of the 1985 Code)]

§ 48-1. Salary of Mayor.
[Amended 12-19-1995; by Ord. No. 289; 12-18-2007 by Ord. No. 331; 1-8-2013 by Ord. No. 348] The salary of the Mayor of the Borough of Newport, Perry County, Pennsylvania is hereby established at the sum of $1,800 per year. Said salary shall be paid to the Mayor either in monthly installments of $150 per month or quarterly installments of $450 per quarter, whichever the Mayor shall designate in writing, directed to the Secretary of the Borough.

§ 48-2. Compensation of Council members.
[Amended 12-19-1995 by Ord. No. 289; 12-18-2007 by Ord. No. 331]  ( Amended 6-2-15 by Ord. No. 358) A compensation of Council members serving the Newport Borough Council, whether elected to a full or partial term, or whether appointed to fill an unexpired term under the provisions of the Borough Code, is hereby set at $125 per month. 

A.  Compensation of Concilmen shall be payable monthly from the General Fund Account.  No compensation shall be paid in any month to a Councimen who has failed to attend the regular monthly meeting of the Borough Council.  An excusable absence will be for verifiable illness, work, or for death in family. 

§ 48-3. Option of official not to receive salary.
If the Mayor or any Councilman desires that he not be paid the compensation hereinbefore set, he shall notify the Newport Borough Secretary of his decision in writing; said written instruction to the Borough Secretary shall remain in effect until changed in writing by communication addressed to the Newport Borough Secretary.

§ 48-4. Option of official to reserve salary for Borough use.
Should any official whose compensation is provided for herein desire that his compensation be reserved for or directed to the use of any fund or account in the Borough, he shall so notify the Borough Secretary in writing and his compensation shall thereafter be directed to said fund until further instructions are sent, in writing, to the Borough Secretary.