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City of Easton, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the voters of the City of Easton at the general election held 11-6-2007.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: The Preamble to this Charter is as follows: "We, the citizens of the City of Easton, requiring of our government, honesty, efficiency, and accountability, believe local self-government is the most effective way to secure these goals. Acting under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the electorate of the City of Easton does hereby adopt this Home Rule Charter, which provides for a Mayor-In-Council form of government that builds a system of professionalized, efficient and fiscally sound management. Further, this Charter encourages local and regional government cooperation; builds procedures to ensure government responsiveness to the citizens; and, by virtue of securing the benefits of home rule, answers to the unique circumstances of our City's economy, geography, cultural, social and political heritage."