Borough of Palmyra, PA
Lebanon County
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[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.[1],[2]
[1]
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Section 4 set forth the name and address of the first Borough representative on the Board of the Authority; Section 6 repealed all inconsistent ordinances and parts of ordinances.
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Section 82, Entrance fee, which immediately followed this section, was repealed at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
[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:
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
TO THE SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA:
In compliance with requirements of the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq., and pursuant to ordinance duly enacted by the municipal authority of the Borough of Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, expressing the intention and desire of the municipal authority of said municipality to organize an Authority, jointly, under provisions of said Municipality Authorities Act, said municipality certifies:
1.
The name of the Authority is "Palmyra Borough Municipal Authority."
2.
The Authority is formed under said Municipality Authorities Act, as amended and supplemented.
3.
No other Authority has been organized under provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq., or under the Act of Assembly, approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945" or under provisions of the Act of Assembly, approved June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended and supplemented, and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, except that:
a.
The Borough heretofore organized "Palmyra Borough Authority" under the provisions of said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended and supplemented, which was dissolved in 1996.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is:
The Borough of Palmyra
325 South Railroad Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
5.
The names and addresses of the municipal authorities of said incorporating municipality are:
Office
Name
Address
Mayor
Fred Carpenter
139 North Chestnut Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
President of Council and Council member
Jane Quairoli
129 West Main Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
Vice President of Council and Council member
Cornelius P. Hennessy
47 North Lincoln Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
Council member
Robert Longenecker
507 South Grant Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
Council member
Travis S. Finkenbinder
35 West Pine Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
Council member
Gary Laudermilch
30 West Ridge Road
Palmyra, PA 17078
Council member
Mark Smith
126 East Walnut Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
Council member
Corinne Topper
230 East Maple Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
6.
The members of the Board of the Authority shall be five in number and shall be apportioned by Borough Council.
7.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority, each of whom is a citizen of the incorporating municipality, are as follows:
Name
Address
Term of Office
Cornelius P. Hennessy
47 North Lincoln Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
1 year
Jane Quairoli
134 Braeburn Way
Palmyra, PA 17078
2 years
Jay H. Arnold
468 West Cedar Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
3 years
James E. Hartman
238 West Maple Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
4 years
Gretchen Van Scyoc
760 West Cherry Street
Palmyra, PA 17078
5 years
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.