[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Sharon Hill 8-9-1990 by Ord. No. 1200 (Ch. 10 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a Commission to be named the "Sharon Hill Historical Commission."
The Historical Commission shall:
Record the history of the Borough.
Take inventory of the historic sites within the Borough and recommend that the Borough Council establish, by ordinance, historic districts or sites pursuant to Act No. 167 of June 13, 1961. Such recommendation shall be based on, but not limited to, the age of the site or building within an area in relation to the period of the Borough's history, lifestyle and architectural style.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 8001 et seq., Municipal Historic Districts Law.
Secure necessary information to enable the Borough to apply for state and/or federal funds, at the direction of the Borough Council, and incur expenses as provided for by the Borough Council of Sharon Hill.
Perform such other duties as may be delegated from time to time by the Borough Council of Sharon Hill.
The Commission shall have five members, all of whom must reside in the Borough of Sharon Hill. Each Commission member shall serve for a term of two years. (The initial appointments shall be three members to serve a two-year term and two members to serve a one-year term; thereinafter, all members shall be appointed to serve two-year terms.) The Borough Council shall fill any vacancy for the duration of an unexpired term.
The Commission members shall elect, annually, a Chairman, who will direct the activities of the Commission, and a Secretary.
Regular public meetings shall be held to conduct the business of the Commission. A report of activities shall be presented to the Borough Council each month.