Municipality of Kingston, PA
Luzerne County
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Section 101 Applicability.

This charter shall apply to the Borough of Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, which shall include all territory within the boundaries of the borough at the time when this charter shall take effect, and all territory that may lawfully be added to the borough at any time thereafter. The borough of Kingston shall be hereafter known and referred to as the Municipality of Kingston.

Section 102 Grant of Powers.

The Municipality of Kingston shall have full and complete powers of local self government as is or may be in the future possible under the constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and this Home Rule Charter; and, in addition, shall have all other powers not denied to it by said constitution and laws of Pennsylvania and by this charter.

Section 103 Construction.

The powers of the municipality shall be construed liberally and broadly in favor of the municipality, and the specific mention of particular powers in this charter shall not be construed as limiting in any way the general powers stated in this Article. All possible powers of the municipality are to be considered as if specifically and individually set forth in this Article, whether such powers are presently available to the municipality or may hereafter become available.

Section 104 Inter-Governmental Relations.

The municipality may exercise any of its powers or perform any of its functions and may participate in the financing thereof, jointly or in cooperation, by contract or otherwise, with the United States of America, or any agency thereof, and/or the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and any political sub-division or agency thereof.