The Council of the Borough of Kingston, County of Luzerne, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, hereby signifies its intention to organize a municipal authority under the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended. Said Authority will be organized jointly by the following municipalities: Cities of Nanticoke, Pittston and Wilkes-Barre; the Boroughs of Edwardsville, Exeter, Forty Fort, Kingston, Plymouth, Swoyersville, West Pittston and Wyoming; and the Townships of Hanover, Jenkins and Plains.
The proper officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute and the Secretary is authorized and directed to affix the common and corporate seal to and attest, and said officers are authorized and directed to deliver Articles of Incorporation for the Authority in substantially the following form:
Editor's Note: Ord. No. 2005-6, adopted 8-1-2005, amended the Articles of Incorporation, stating:
"WHEREAS, the term of existence of the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority is believed by the authority to be 50 years; and
WHEREAS, the fiftieth year of existence for the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority would expire on December 10, 2012; and
WHEREAS, the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority is in need of an expansion of its term of existence so as to be able to sign long-term contracts for supplies, equipment and borrowing and to obtain financing for large capital projects; and
WHEREAS, such long-term planning cannot be accomplished with the Authority's existence set to expire in 2012.
Now therefore, be it ordained as follows: The Town Council for the Municipality of Kingston does hereby adopt an ordinance approving the adoption by the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority of an amendment to its Articles of Incorporation to increase its term of existence for fifty (50) years from the date of approval of the Articles of Amendment."
Editor's Note: The editors of the former codification deleted the names and addresses of the principal officers of each of the incorporating municipalities, which immediately followed this subsection.
Editor's Note: The editors of the former codification deleted the names, addresses and terms of office of the first members appointed to the Board, which immediately followed this subsection.
Editor's Note: The editors of the former codification deleted the execution of the Articles by the proper officers of each of the incorporating municipalities, which immediately followed this paragraph.
The person or persons named in the form of Articles of Incorporation set forth above, as a citizen or citizens of the municipality, is (are) hereby appointed as member(s) of the Board of the Authority for the terms provided in such form. No change shall be made in the membership from any incorporating municipality, except following a federal census.
The initial project to be undertaken by the Authority is the financing, construction and/or provision of facilities for the treatment and disposal of sewage, including works for treating and disposing of industrial wastes, including mine acids, in cooperation with all agencies of government having jurisdiction.