Borough of Manor, PA
Westmoreland County
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[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
There is hereby created and established in the Borough of Manor, a Recreation Board, known as the "Borough of Manor Recreation Board."
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall consist of five members, all of whom shall be residents of the Borough of Manor; and one of which shall be a member of the Borough Council.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
All members of the Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall serve on said Board without compensation; however, said members shall be reimbursed for authorized necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, upon authorization and approval by and upon presentation to the Borough Council of a verified statement of such necessary and reasonable expenses.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
1. 
The members of the Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall be appointed by the Council of the Borough of Manor. The terms of each of the members of the Recreation Board shall be for five years, or until a successor is appointed and qualified, except that the terms of the members first appointed pursuant to this part shall be for the respective terms hereafter set forth. All terms of the members of the Recreation Board shall end on December 31st of the last year of each member's appointment:
A. 
One of the members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed for a term ending December 31, 2012.
B. 
One of the members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed for a term ending December 31, 2013.
C. 
One of the members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed for a term ending December 31, 2014.
D. 
One of the members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed for a term ending December 31, 2015.
E. 
One of the members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed for a term ending December 31, 2016.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall have the authority to undertake and supervise community events and any other activities as authorized and approved by Borough Council from time to time.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Secretary/Treasurer of the Borough shall be the official who handles any and all financial matters for and on behalf of the Recreation Board. All funds received by any member of the Recreation Board or any other person for the use of the Recreation Board or its projects or activities shall be forthwith paid to the Secretary/Treasurer. The Secretary/Treasurer shall account for all receipts and disbursements; shall deposit all funds received in a bank or banking institution as designated by Borough Council; and shall pay out said funds when authorized by the Borough Council and upon direction of the President of Council.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
As provided in § 2708(b) of the Borough Code, 53 P.S. § 47708(b), the Borough Council may not delegate the power to maintain accounts or expend funds from the Borough Treasury to the Recreation Board.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall be authorized and directed to equip, operate and maintain the parks, playgrounds and recreational places now existing or hereafter established by the Council within the Borough of Manor in accordance with the appropriations and directions made to the Recreation Board by the Council of the Borough of Manor. Any and all by-laws, rules or regulations of the Recreation Board or any and all amendments, supplements or changes to the same shall not be enacted nor acted upon by the Recreation Board without the prior approval of Council.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Recreation Board of the Borough of Manor shall not be authorized to enter into contracts, make purchases or conduct financial transactions unless authorized and directed by Borough Council by Resolution or other lawful action of the Borough Council.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
The Recreation Board shall, on or before the 1st day of October of each and every year submit to the Borough Council a proposed budget for the Recreation Board for the next succeeding year.
[Ord. 536, 7/18/2012, § I]
Appointment to the Recreation Board shall be made by the Borough Council by resolution from time to time, as required by reason of expiration of a member's term, a vacancy in office or otherwise.
[Ord. 541, 2/6/2013, § I]
The Planning Commission of the Borough of Manor heretofore created and existing is hereby confirmed and established as the Planning Commission for the Borough of Manor.
[Ord. 541, 2/6/2013, § II]
1. 
The Planning Commission of the Borough of Manor shall consist of five members.
2. 
The term of each member of the Planning Commission shall be a period of four years or until a member successor is appointed and qualified. All those members of the Commission heretofore duly appointed by the Borough Council shall continue in office for the original terms appointed.
3. 
The Planning Commission may, from time to time, receive compensation for the performance of their services in an amount fixed by the Borough Council by resolution. In no event shall compensation paid to the Planning Commission members exceed the rate of compensation authorized to be paid to members of Borough Council. As provided in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code members of the Planning Commission may be reimbursed for necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in the performance of their duties when so approved by Borough Council.
4. 
All of the members of the Planning Commission shall be residents of the Borough of Manor. The Planning Commission shall have at least three citizen members appointed to it. Two members appointed to the Planning Commission may be officers or employees of the Borough.
5. 
If elected or appointed officers or employees of the Borough are appointed to the Planning Commission such appointment and membership on the Planning Commission shall not forfeit such person's right to exercise the powers, perform the duties or receive the compensation of the municipal offices otherwise held by them during their membership on the Planning Commission.
[Ord. 541, 2/6/2013, § III]
The Planning Commission shall have all the powers and perform all the duties conferred on planning agencies by the provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq., as amended and supplemented. In addition, the Planning Commission shall have such additional powers, duties and functions that may, from time to time, be delegated or directed to it by the Borough Council, so long as such powers, duties and functions are not inconsistent with the provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
[Ord. 541, 2/6/2013, § IV]
The Planning Commission shall elect its own Chairman and Vice Chairman and create and fill such other offices as it may so determine. Officers of the Planning Commission shall serve annual terms and may succeed themselves.
[Ord. 541, 2/6/2013, § V]
The Planning Commission may make and alter bylaws and rules and regulations to govern its procedures consistent with the ordinances of the Borough and the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Planning Commission shall keep a full record of its business and actions and shall report the same to Council when so directed; and, in addition, shall make an annual written report of its activities to the Borough Council by March 1st of each year.