Borough of Lewistown, PA
Mifflin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Lewistown 3-24-1986 by Ord. No. 86-2 (Ch. 1, Part 4B, of the 1986 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 64-1 Offices may be combined.

A. 
The appointive offices of Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) and Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer) may be held by the same individual or by different individuals.
B. 
Council reserves the right from time to time to appoint the same individual as Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) and Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer) or to appoint one individual as Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) and a different individual or a bank as Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer).

§ 64-2 Ineligible officers.

Neither the Mayor nor any Councilman shall be eligible to hold the office of Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) or the office of Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer).

§ 64-3 Term of office.

An individual appointed as Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) or Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer) or a bank appointed as Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer) shall serve for an indefinite term at the pleasure of Council and may be removed by Council at any time, either for cause or for no cause.

§ 64-4 Bond.

A. 
Prior to assuming the duties of Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) or assuming the duties of Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer), the individual appointed to the office shall file a position fidelity bond naming the Borough as obligee and in such amount and guaranteed by such corporate surety company authorized to act as a surety in Pennsylvania and to transact business in Pennsylvania as Council may direct.
B. 
The premium or other charge for the initial issuance of the bond, and the premium or other charge for the periodic renewal of the bond, shall be paid for by the Borough.

§ 64-5 Salary and benefits.

The salary, if any, and the benefits, if any, to be granted the Borough Secretary (or Assistant Borough Secretary) or the Borough Treasurer (or Assistant Borough Treasurer) shall be such as are fixed from time to time by Council.

§ 64-6 Duties and powers.

The duties and powers of the Borough Secretary (and the Assistant Borough Secretary, if any) and the duties and powers of the Borough Treasurer (and the Assistant Borough Treasurer, if any) shall be those prescribed and granted by the Borough Code[1] and those assigned or granted from time to time by Council.
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Editor's Note: See 8 Pa.C.S.A. § 101 et seq.