City of Lock Haven, PA
Clinton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lock Haven as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-10-1952 by Ord. No. 312A (Ch. 1, Part 4A, of the 2003 Code of Ordinances)]
The Council hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an authority under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of May 1945, as amended.[1]
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Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
The Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the City of Lock Haven 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 the requirements of the Act of May 2, 1945, P. L. 382, known as "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," as amended, the City of Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania, desiring to incorporate an Authority thereunder, does hereby certify:
1.
The name of the Authority is "Lock Haven City Authority."
2.
Said Authority is formed under the provisions of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended.
3.
No other Authority organized under the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended, is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, the City of Lock Haven.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is City of Lock Haven, Clinton County, Pennsylvania.
5.
The names and addresses of its municipal authorities are as follows:
[Here followed the names, offices and addresses of the principal officers of the City at the time of enactment of this article.]
6.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of Authority to be formed hereby are as follows:
[Here followed the names, addresses and terms of office of the first persons appointed to the Board of the Authority.]
7.
The ordinance authorizing the creation of said Authority certified from the records of the Council of the City of Lock Haven, together with advertisement of notice of filing these Articles of Incorporation, are each submitted herewith.
The initial project to be undertaken by the Authority is to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, operate, own, lease, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, sewers, sewer systems or parts thereof and sewage treatment works, including works for treating and disposing of industrial waste in and for the City of Lock Haven and for such other territory as it may be authorized to serve.
[Adopted 5-29-1973 by Ord. No. 850A (Ch. 1, Part 4B, of the 2003 Code of Ordinances)]
The Council of the City of Lock Haven does hereby specifically find and declare that there is need for a redevelopment authority to function within the territorial limits of the City of Lock Haven.
The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lock Haven shall immediately become operative upon the issuance of the aforesaid Certificate of Incorporation by the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
[6-17-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-04]
The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lock Haven shall consist of five members, a majority of whom shall be residents of the City of Lock Haven, and the remainder may be nonresidents who own and operate businesses in the City in which the authority is to operate who shall be appointed by the City Manager with the advice and consent of City Council for terms of five years or until their successors are appointed and qualified; except that members who are first appointed shall serve for terms of one, two, three, four, and five years, respectively, from the date of their appointments.
The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lock Haven shall be organized according to and shall have such powers and duties as are provided by the provisions of the Urban Redevelopment Law of 1945, as from time to time amended, May 24, P.L. 991.[1]
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Editor's Note: See 35 P.S. § 1701 et seq.