Step 1. Determine your eligibility to join PLGIT.
PLGIT provides services to boroughs, townships, incorporated towns, school districts, cities, counties, municipal authorities, and other local governments in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you are unsure whether you qualify, complete this questionnaire and send it to us for evaluaton.
Step 2. Enact an ordinance or resolution .
Membership in the Trust requires action — the enactment of an Ordinankce or a Resolution — by the governing body of each prospective Investor.
The following bodies should enact an Ordinance:
- Board of Township Commissioners, Board of Township Supervisors, Borough Council, City Council, Town Council.
The following bodies should enact a Resolution:
- Board of School Directors, County Commissioners, Municipal Authority Board.
(Procedures may be slightly different for home rule municipalities, which should check their individual charters.)
See PLGIT’s Model Ordinance/Resolution (PDF) for guidance. A copy of the ordinance or resolution must accompany your registration forms.
Step 3. Fill out our registration forms.
Complete the Account Application, New Investor Application (if this is your entity's first PLGIT account), Permissions Form, Contact Record, and complete a W-9 Form. If you desire checkwriting, please complete the Checkwriting Authorization Form and Check Order Form. Forward the completed forms with a copy of your ordinance or resolution to:
Pennsylvania Local Government Investment Trust
P.O. Box 1027
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17108-1027
Or, fax them to PLGIT at 1-800-252-9551.