[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Rostraver as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-5-1997 by Ord. No. 363]
The Township of Rostraver hereby authorizes cooperation with other municipalities in the Mon-Yough Region and delegation of certain functions, powers or responsibilities of the Township of Rostraver to the Twin Rivers Council of Governments on the terms and conditions stated below.
The purpose and objectives of this article are to foster intergovernmental cooperation, to reduce costs and to accomplish through joint action activities which could not be accomplished individually. The Twin Rivers Council of Governments is hereby authorized to perform any functions, powers or responsibilities which the Township of Rostraver requests it to perform by ordinance, resolution, motion or other action of the Township of Rostraver.
The authority granted under this article shall continue until the article is amended or repealed.
The Township of Rostraver hereby authorizes the Twin Rivers Council of Governments (hereafter "TRCOG") to engage in the following activities:
To create or change whatever organizational structure is necessary to implement the functions, powers or responsibilities of TRCOG through enactment or amendment of bylaws.
To levy and collect dues or other charges as necessary to implement the functions, powers or responsibilities of TRCOG.
To acquire, manage, license or dispose of real or personal property as TRCOG finds necessary.
To employ, discharge or discipline employees as TRCOG finds necessary.
To contract with any person, entity or body as TRCOG finds necessary.
To enter into contracts for policies of group insurance and employee benefits, including social security, for its employees.
To engage in all other activities legally permitted by Act 180 of 1972, Act 137 of 1986 and all other statutes and court decisions of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The enumeration of certain activities above shall not be interpreted to limit in any way the extent of activities that TRCOG may engage in.
Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2301 et seq.
The proper officials of the Township of Rostraver are hereby authorized to take whatever action is necessary to order to implement this article.