Township of Potter, PA
Centre County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Potter as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Tri-Municipal Parks and Recreation Board — See Ch. 60.
Sewers and sewage disposal  — See Ch. 156.
[Adopted 9-23-1993 by Ord. No. 2-1993 (Ch. 1, Part 2, of the 1998 Code of Ordinances)]

§ 5-1 Intention and desire to organize authority.

The Board of Supervisors signifies its intention and desire to organize an authority jointly with the Borough of Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania, under provisions of the Act of the General Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (the "Authorities Act").[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said Act was repealed 6-19-2001 by P.L. 287, No. 22; see now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.

§ 5-2 Articles of Incorporation.

The Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the Secretary, respectively, of this Township are authorized and directed to execute, in behalf of this Township, Articles of Incorporation for such authority in substantially the following form:
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
TO THE SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA:
In compliance with requirements of the Act of the General Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945,[1] and pursuant to ordinances duly enacted by the municipal authorities of the Borough of Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania, and the Township of Potter, Centre County, Pennsylvania, expressing the intention and desire of the municipal authorities of said municipalities to organize an authority jointly under provisions of said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, said municipalities certify:
A.
The name of the authority is "Centre Hall-Potter Sewer Authority."
B.
The authority is formed under provisions of the Act of the General Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945."
C.
No other authority has been organized under provisions of the Act of the General Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," or under provisions of the Act of the General Assembly approved June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended and supplemented and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipalities.
D.
The names of the incorporating municipalities are: Borough of Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania and Township of Potter, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
E.
The offices, names and addresses of the municipal authorities of said incorporating municipalities are: [Here followed the offices, names and addresses of the municipal authorities.]
F.
The members of the Board of the Authority shall be five in number and shall be apportioned as follows:
(1)
Borough of Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania: three.
(2)
Township of Potter, Centre County, Pennsylvania: two.
G.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority, each of whom is a citizen of the respective incorporating municipality stated hereon, are as follows: [Here followed the names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board.]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said Act was repealed 6-19-2001 by P.L. 287, No. 22; see now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.

§ 5-3 Filing of Articles of Incorporation.

The Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the Secretary, respectively, of this Township are authorized and directed to cause notice of the substance of this article including the substance of the foregoing Articles of Incorporation and of the proposed filing of such Articles of Incorporation, to be published as required by the Authorities Act.

§ 5-4 Incorporation of authority.

The Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the Secretary, respectively, of the Township, jointly with proper officers of the Borough of Centre Hall, Centre County, Pennsylvania, are authorized and directed to file such Articles of Incorporation and the necessary proofs of publication with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to do all other things necessary to effect the incorporation of such authority, including payment of required filing fees.

§ 5-5 Board appointees.

This Township, at all times, shall have two appointees on the Board of the Authority for the terms specified.

§ 5-6 Members of the Board of the Authority.

The following named persons are appointed the first members of the Board of the Authority in behalf of this Township for the following terms of office: [Here followed the names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board.]