Borough of Mount Gretna, PA
Lebanon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Mount Gretna as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Solid waste — See Ch. .
[Adopted 7-27-1973 by Ord. No. 91]
The Borough of Mount Gretna hereby signifies its intention and desire to join the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority.
The President and Secretary are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the Borough an application with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to join the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority.
The Secretary of the Borough of Mount Gretna is further directed to cause a notice of the substance of this article, and of the proposed filing of the application, to be published once in the Lebanon Daily News, a newspaper of general circulation in the County of Lebanon, and in the Lebanon County Legal Journal, as required by the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed by Act 22 of 2001 (June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22). See now the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
The name, address and term of office of the first member of the Board of the Authority from Mount Gretna Borough is:
Name: Philip D. Kratz
Address: Lebanon Avenue, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania 17064
Term: 1 year
The Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay to Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority from general funds an entrance fee of $0.50 per capita, based on the 1960 Census of said Borough, plus interest at the rate of 6% per annum from January 1, 1960, through December 31, 1972, said total amount being $79.98.
[Adopted 6-1-1974 by Ord. No. 101]
The Council of this Borough signifies the intention and desire to organize an Authority under the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," as amended and supplemented (the "Act"),[1] for the purposes of exercising any and all powers conferred by the Act.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed by Act 22 of 2001 (June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22). See now the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
The President or Vice-President of the Council and the Secretary, respectively, of this Borough are authorized and directed to execute, in behalf of this Borough, Articles of Incorporation for said Authority, in substantially the following form:
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
TO: THE SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA:
In compliance with requirements of the Pennsylvania Act of May 2, 1945, P. L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945" as amended and supplemented, and pursuant to an Ordinance duly enacted by the municipal authorities of the Borough of Mount Gretna, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, expressing the intention and desire of such municipal authorities to organize an Authority under said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended and supplemented, the incorporated municipality does certify:
1.
The name of the Authority is "Mount Gretna Authority."
2.
The Authority is formed under said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended and supplemented.
3.
No other Authority has been organized under said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended and supplemented, or under the Pennsylvania Act of June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended and supplemented, and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, except the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority, consisting of the City of Lebanon, the Boroughs of Cornwall, Mount Gretna, Myerstown, Richland, Cleona and Jonestown, and the Townships of Bethel, Jackson, North Annville, Annville, South Lebanon, North Lebanon, North Cornwall, West Cornwall, Swatara and South Annville, all of which are located in the County of Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is:
Borough of Mount Gretna
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
5.
The names and addresses of the municipal authorities of said incorporating municipality are:
Office
Name
Address
Mayor
Stuart A. Wood
Yale Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Council President and Councilman
Stanley F. Harkins
Lancaster Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Charles B. Allwein
Lancaster Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Councilman
James G. Ehrhorn
Princeton Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Carlos F. Luciotti
Lancaster Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Robert G. Parr
Route 117, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Councilman
James A. Simon
Lebanon Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Council Vice-President and Councilman
John K. Stroh
Pennsylvania Avenue, Mount Gretna, Borough of Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
6.
The names and addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority, each of whom is a resident and citizen of said incorporating municipality, are as follows:
Name
Address
Term of Office
(years)
David M. Long
Lancaster Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
5
Charles B. Allwein
Lancaster Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
4
Phillip D. Kratz
Lebanon Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
3
Robert G. Parr
Route 117, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
2
James A. Simon
Lebanon Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
1
7.
All members of the Board shall be residents of the Borough of Mount Gretna.
The President or Vice President of the Borough Council and the Secretary, respectively, of this Borough further are 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 Act.
The President or Vice President of the Council and the Secretary, respectively, of this Borough further are directed to cause such Articles of Incorporation, together with the necessary proofs of publication, to be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and to do all other acts and things necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of such Authority, including payment of any filing fees required in connection therewith.
The following named persons, each of whom is a resident and citizen of this Borough, shall be and they are appointed as the first members of the Board of the Authority, for the following terms of office:
Name
Address
Term of Office
(years)
David M. Long
Lancaster Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
5
Charles B. Allwein
Lancaster Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
4
Phillip D. Kratz
Lebanon Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
3
Robert G. Parr
Route 117, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
2
James A. Simon
Lebanon Avenue, Borough of Mount Gretna, Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
1
All members appointed to the Board of the Authority shall be residents of the Borough of Mount Gretna.
The enactment of this article is deemed necessary for the benefit and preservation of the public health, peace, comfort and general welfare of and will increase the prosperity of the citizens of this Borough.