[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lehighton as Ch. 45 of the 1975 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
It is the desire and intention of the municipal authorities of the Borough of Lehighton to organize an authority under the Municipal Authorities Act of 1935, approved June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, its amendments and supplements, for the purpose of acquiring, owning and operating or leasing waterworks, water supply works and a water distribution system and for such other projects as may, from time to time, be specified by the Borough of Lehighton.
The name of the proposed authority is the "Lehighton Water Authority."
The proposed Articles of Incorporation of said Authority are as follows:
The name of the Authority shall be the "Lehighton Water Authority."
No other authority organized under the Municipality Authorities Act of 1935, approved June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, and its amendments and supplements, or under the Act approved December 27, 1933 (Special Session of 1933 P.L. 114), is in existence in or for the Borough of Lehighton.
Editor's Note: The Act of December 27, 1933, Special Session of 1933, P.L. 114, pertains to the creation of public authorities in counties of the second class; see 16 P.S. § 12601 et seq.
The said Authority shall have existence for the term of 50 years.
The term of existence of the Lehighton Water Authority is increased to a date 50 years from the date of approval of this amendment.
[Added 8-10-1981 by Ord. No. 338]