City of Monessen, PA
Westmoreland County
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Table of Contents
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[HISTORY: Derived from Ch. I, Part 14, of the 1964 Code of Ordinances of the City of Monessen. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fiscal affairs — See Ch. 45.
Intergovernmental cooperation agreements — See Ch. 51.
Purchasing — See Ch. 89.

§ 23-1 Signing of contacts, deeds and agreements.

When any contract, deed or agreement in writing is to be signed or executed on the part of the city, the same shall be signed by the following:
A. 
By the Mayor of said city.
B. 
By the Vice President of Council and Acting Mayor, when the Mayor is absent or unable to act.
C. 
By the Director of any Department, or other officer of said city, when thereto authorized or directed by the Council.
D. 
By any person authorized or directed by the Council.

§ 23-2 Authority for action to be set forth in or be attached to document under certain conditions.

When any officer or person other than the Mayor or Acting Mayor is authorized or directed by the Council to sign or execute such contract, deed or agreement as set forth in Subsection C or D of the preceding section, the motion or resolution authorizing or directing said action shall be set forth in the contract, deed or agreement; or, in the alternative, a certified copy thereof, signed by the City Clerk under the corporate seal of the city, shall be attached thereto.

§ 23-3 City Clerk to attest documents.

Every contract, deed or agreement in writing (except where otherwise directed), when properly signed by the officer or person authorized to sign the same, shall be attested by the City Clerk under the corporate seal of said city.

§ 23-4 Applicability.

This chapter shall not be construed as to apply to orders for materials or supplies made by the Purchasing Agent or for printing, advertising or the issue of any orders whatsoever by any officer of said city acting in the discharge of the duties of his office, the true intent being that this chapter shall apply only to the execution of formal contracts, deeds and agreements.