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A. An Assembly resolution authorizing the acquisition shall be required before the Borough may acquire land or improvements except that a resolution shall not be required if the acquisition is for at or below fair market value and the acquisition is:

1. Pursuant to a dedication of a right-of-way or public utility easement;

2. Pursuant to a grant previously approved by the Assembly;

3. Pursuant to a general grant land entitlement previously approved by the Assembly;

4. Pursuant to a deed in full or partial satisfaction or settlement of a debt owed to the Borough, legal action with the Borough, or judgment in favor of the Borough; or

5. For a right-of-way or easement necessary for the development of a service area improvement, Borough facility or Borough land disposal previously approved by the Assembly.

B. The Mayor is authorized to accept a dedication at or below fair market value of a trail easement identified as a Category A or B trail in the adopted Comprehensive Recreational Trails Plan and may also accept dedications of Category C trails that are intended to be reclassified as Category A or B once public access has been acquired. (Ord. 2023-50 § 3, 2023; Ord. 2016-40 § 101, 2016; Ord. 86-056 § 2, 1986. 2004 Code § 25.05.020.)