Borough of Lehighton, PA
Carbon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lehighton as indicated article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 185.
[Adopted as Ch. 39 of the 1975 Code]
The Borough Council, being the municipal authorities of the Borough of Lehighton, hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an authority under the provisions of 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 was repealed by L. 2001, June 19, P.L. 287, No. 22. See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
A. 
The President of the Borough Council, the Mayor and the Secretary of the Borough are hereby authorized and directed to execute, on behalf of the Borough of Lehighton, Articles of Incorporation for said Authority, providing, among other things, that:
(1) 
The name of the Authority shall be "Lehighton Sewerage Authority."
(2) 
The Authority is formed under the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945."
(3) 
No other authority has been organized under said act or under the Act of June 28, 1935, P.L. 463,[1] and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, except the Lehighton Water Authority.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Act of June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, was the predecessor to the Municipal Authorities Act of 1945.
(4) 
The name of the incorporating municipality is the Borough of Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, and setting forth the names and addresses of the municipal officers constituting the municipal authorities of said municipality: the Mayor, President of the Borough Council, Secretary, Treasurer and Councilmen of the Borough of Lehighton.
B. 
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Borough of the Authority are as follows.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: The original listing which followed was deleted from the 1975 Code as being obsolete.
The proper officers of the Borough are hereby directed, as required by the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, to publish notice of this article and of the day upon which said Articles of Incorporation will be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; to file the Articles of Incorporation, together with a certified copy of this article authorizing the incorporation of the Authority and the necessary proofs of publication, with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; and to do all other things necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of the Lehighton Sewerage Authority.
[Adopted 7-10-1995 by Ord. No. 453]
A. 
The Borough Council of the Borough signifies its intention and desire to organize an authority, jointly, with certain other municipalities, under provisions of the Act of Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945" (the "Authorities Act"),[1] for the purpose of exercising any and all powers conferred by the Authorities Act.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed by L. 2001, June 19, P.L. 287, No. 22. See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
B. 
The Authority shall be organized, jointly, by the Borough, the Borough of Weissport, the Township of Franklin and the Township of Mahoning, all situate in Carbon County, Pennsylvania (collectively, the "municipalities").
A. 
The Articles of Incorporation are hereby approved in the form set forth at Exhibit A[1] to this article subject to such modification in the final preparation thereof for filing as the proper officers of this Borough shall, hereafter, approve and authorize, their, respective, execution and attestation evidencing such approval.
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is on file in the Borough offices.
B. 
The President or Vice President of the Borough Council and Secretary, respectively, of this Borough (the "proper officers") are authorized and directed to execute, seal and attest, on behalf of this Borough, Articles of Incorporation for the Authority in the form attached hereto at Exhibit A and made a part of this article.
Proper officers of this Borough, acting jointly with appropriate officers of the other municipalities are authorized and 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 Authorities Act.
Proper officers of this Borough, acting jointly with appropriate officers of the other municipalities are authorized and directed to file such Articles of Incorporation and the necessary proof of publication with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to do all other things necessary to effect the incorporation of such Authority, including payment of the required filing fee.
The following named persons are appointed as the first members from this Borough on the Board of such Authority:[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The original listing that followed is on file with the complete copy of Ord. No. 453 in the Borough offices.
The enactment of this article is deemed necessary for the benefit of and preservation of the public health, peace, comfort and general welfare of and will increase the prosperity of citizens of this Borough.