Borough of Doylestown, PA
Bucks County
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§ 331 Doylestown Revitalization Board Established.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
A Revitalization Board is hereby established which shall be known as the "Doylestown Revitalization Board."

§ 332 Purpose.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
The purpose of the Board shall be to preserve and enhance the historical, cultural, residential and commercial attributes of Doylestown Borough for the benefit of those who live in, visit and work in the community.

§ 333 Authority of Doylestown Revitalization Board.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
The Board shall have the authority to take such actions, conduct such programs and events and otherwise function to carry out the purposes of the Board including the authority to:
1. 
Create and fill nonmember volunteer positions as it deems necessary or appropriate.
2. 
Engage in fund-raising activities.

§ 334 Membership.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3-15-1999, § 1]
1. 
The Board shall consist of 15 members who shall be appointed by Borough Council. Initially, Borough Council shall appoint five members to serve for a term of three years, five members to serve for a term of two years and five members to serve for a term of one year, said initial terms to expire three years, two years and one year, respectively, from January 1, 1999. At the expiration of the said initial terms and thereafter, Borough Council shall appoint, or reappoint as the case may be, members to serve for a term of three years.
2. 
Members of the Board shall serve without compensation. Only appointed members of the Board shall have the right to cast a vote during proceedings of the Board.

§ 335 Organization.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
1. 
The Board shall meet at least once each year during the month of January at which time it shall organize and elect from its own membership an Executive Committee consisting of a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and the Chairpersons of each standing committee of the Board who shall serve for a term of one year and who may succeed themselves.
2. 
There shall be three standing committees of the Board, to wit: an Economic Development Committee, a Design Committee and a Communications Committee. Each standing committee shall consist of at least four members appointed by the Chairperson of the Executive Committee. The Chairperson of each standing committee shall be elected from its own membership.
3. 
The Board may adopt such rules, regulations and bylaws, consistent with this Part 3D, as the Board deems necessary for the proper conduct of its meetings and the efficient administration and operation of the Board.

§ 336 Annual Budget.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
The Board shall, on or before September 30 of each year, submit a proposed budget for the following calendar year to Borough Council for its consideration and approval. All expenditures made on behalf of the Board shall be in accordance with the approved budget.

§ 337 Funding.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
The Borough shall fund all or any part of the operations and activities of the Board from the general fund of the Borough, as the Borough may determine, including the provision of paid staff to assist the Board in carrying out its purposes. It is the intention of this Part 3D that the Board may engage in fund-raising activities which are approved by Borough Council in order to raise funds to partially finance its operations and activities.

§ 338 Special Fund Established; Disbursements.

[Ord. 1999-4, 3/15/1999, § 1]
All funds raised, generated or otherwise received by the Board, from any source whatsoever, shall be promptly transferred to the Borough and all such funds shall be deposited by the Borough Treasurer in a separate account to be known as the "Doylestown Borough Revitalization Account." The funds in said account shall be used solely for the purposes of the Board and shall be disbursed by the Borough Treasurer. All disbursements from the said account shall first be approved by Borough Council in the same manner as other funds of the Borough are disbursed.