[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Palmyra as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 3-8-1976 by Ord. No. 434 (Ch. 1, Part 2B, of the 1975 Borough Code)]
The Borough of Palmyra hereby signifies its intention and desire to join the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority.,
Editor's Note: The preamble to Ordinance 434 stated that the Townships of Annville, West Cornwall, South Lebanon, North Lebanon, North Cornwall, Swatara and South Annville, and the Boroughs of Cleona and Jonestown, had formed the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority under provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (May 2, P. L. 382); that each municipality had paid their assessment fee of $0.50 per capita at the time of incorporation; that thereafter as the Boroughs of Cornwall, Mt. Gretna, Myerstown and Richland, the City of Lebanon, and the Townships of Bethel, Jackson, North Annville, Heidelberg, Millcreek and West Lebanon joined the authority, they paid a corresponding assessment fee plus interest from January 1, 1960; that each municipality was represented by one member on the Authority's Board; that Council deemed it necessary to join the Authority. Section 2 of the ordinance directed the President and Secretary to execute an application for joining the Authority and file it with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; Section 3 directed the Secretary to publish the ordinance and notice of the proposed filing of the application as required by law; Section 4 set forth the name and address of the first Borough representative on the Board of the Authority; Section 6 repealed all inconsistent ordinances and parts of ordinances.
[Adopted 10-23-2012 by Ord. No. 747]
The Council of the Borough of Palmyra signifies the intention and desire to organize an Authority under the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq., as amended and supplemented (the "Act"), for the purposes of exercising any and all powers conferred by the Act.
The President of 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:
The President of 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.
President of 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 Board of the Authority shall consist of five members, all of whom are appointed by Borough Council of the Borough of Palmyra.
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.