Township of Canton, PA
Washington County
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§ D-101 Governmental and Intergovernmental Affairs.

Ord./Res.
Date
Description
Res. 7/6/1950
7/6/1950
Entering into and executing an Agreement with West Penn Power Company for lighting the streets, alleys, and public places of the said Township with electric light
Res. 10/12/1950
10/12/1950
Declaring being in favor of Federal Rent Control for at least 6 months
Res. 8
10/12/1950
Declaring the existence of a shortage of rental housing accommodations requiring the continuance of Federal rent control beyond December 31, 1950
Res. 12
9/30/1952
Declaring that a substantial shortage of housing accommodations exists which requires the continuance of Federal rent control in the Township of Canton
Agmt. 12/18/1952
12/18/1952
Covering public employees under Federal Old Age and Survivors Insurance
Res. 5/12/1960
5/14/1960
Authorizing a Street Lighting Agreement with West Penn Power Company covering service in the village of various locations in the Township
Res. 50
9/10/1960
Intention to cooperate with other local, County, State and Federal agencies to assure the construction of the initial stage of the project for flood protection on Chartiers Creek in this community
Res. 5/29/1963
5/29/1963
Establishing the true location of the boundary line between Chartiers Township and Canton Township on that portion of the tract of land of John A. Mgrdichan et ux., lying on the west side of Traffic Route 18
Res. 86
5/12/1965
Entering into an agreement with West Penn Power Company for a continuation of the street lighting service being furnished on streets, alleys and public places in Canton Township
Res. 10/9/1967
10/9/1967
Recognizing Canton Township Fire Company and Relief Association No. 1, a non-profit corporation, as the official volunteer fire company in and for Canton Township
Agmt. 12/29/1967
12/29/1967
Widening and deepening Chartiers Creek from the drain opening at rear of Plasteel Products plant in order to permit proper drainage
Agmt. 12/16/1968
12/16/1968
Covering public employees under the new Social Security Contract (December 12, 1960) between Canton Township and the Bureau of Social Security
Res. 9/11/1970
9/11/1970
Designating and authorizing the Citizens Library Association to continue to act on behalf of the Township by providing free public library service to the residents thereof
Ord. 5/10/1974
5/10/1974
Adopting an official solid waste plan and authorizing the Washington County Planning Commission to include Canton Township in the "Official Solid Waste Plan for Washington County and its Constituent Municipalities" in compliance with Act 241
Res. 12/11/1974
12/11/1974
The Township wishing to have its population included in the total County population as an included unit of general local government in order to assist the County of Washington in obtaining the Urban County designation which will enable the County to provide housing and community development assistance to all municipalities in the County
Agmt. 1/16/1975
1/16/1975
Undertaking or assisting in the undertaking of essential community development and housing assistance activities as such undertakings are planned and programmed in the municipality from time to time during the term of this Agreement, pursuant to the County's annual Community Development Application and Section 570.105 of the HUD regulations
Agmt. 8/9/1977
8/9/1977
Engaging the Western Pennsylvania Water Company to perform certain services for the Township
Res. 11/11/1978
11/22/1978
Resolving that any and all members of the Canton Township Volunteer Fire Company Rescue Squad, fire police and ladies auxiliary, shall be covered in full under workmen's compensation insurance while taking part in any and all activities involving this fire department
Res. 5/14/1980
5/14/1980
Entering into and executing an Agreement, with West Penn Power Company for lighting the streets, alleys, and public places of the said Township
Res. 5/12/1981
5/12/1981
Requiring that the Tax Collector charged with the collection of road tax and school tax in Canton Township shall maintain and administer his office, collect all taxes, and keep all books, papers, and records related thereto in the Township offices, unless this requirement is waived by majority vote of the Township Supervisors, and fixing the days and times for the collection of road tax and school tax by the said Tax Collector, and fixing the method of compensation for said Tax Collector
Res. 6/22/1982
6/22/1982
Extending Social Security coverage to all classes of elective positions
Res. 1-1984
3/13/1984
Providing procedure for withdrawal from the Local Cooperative Sewage Council whereby each of the municipalities who are parties hereto may withdraw from the Council by giving written notice to the Chairman of said Council 12 months prior thereto. Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution certified by the municipality shall be filed with the Local Cooperative Sewage Council
Res. 3-1985
10/22/1985
Allocating $6,521.30 to the Nonuniformed Pension Plan
Res. 8/26/1986
8/26/1986
Resolving that the Chairman of the Board, Gene Foster, shall serve at the pleasure of the Board as the chief administrative officer of the municipal pension plans
Res. 2-1989
2/28/1989
Resolving that the question "Do you favor the issuance of licenses to conduct small games of chance in the Township of Canton?" be placed on the ballot of the municipal primary for the year
Res. 4-1989
6/29/1989
Agreeing to become a member of Municipal Risk Property & Casualty Program and agreeing to pay its Municipal Property/Casualty premiums to the Municipal Risk Property/Casualty Program or its designated agent beginning January, 1989
Res. 5-1989
7/11/1989
Approving, adopting and placing into immediate effect the Emergency Operations Plan of Canton Township
Res. 6-1989
12/12/1989
Authorizing the filing of an application to the Department of Environmental Resources for a grant to purchase containers to begin the implementation of a recycling program in 1990 as mandated by Act 101
Res. 2-1990
--/--/1990
Approving, adopting and placing into immediate effect the Emergency Operations Plan of Canton Township
Res. 3-1990
1/23/1990
Approving and ratifying the Municipal Waste Management Plan for Washington County dated June, 1989 pursuant to the requirements of Section 503 of the Pennsylvania Municipal Waste Planning Recycling and Waste Reduction Act of 1988 (Act 101)
Res. 3/26/1991
3/26/1991
Resolving that the 47th District of the Township will comply with the regulations of the Nation Flood Insurance Program
Res. 4-1991
8/13/1991
Designating the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington as agent to provide assistance in the acquisition of certain land in the Township
Res. 5-1991
8/13/1991
Authorizing the acquisition of land at 168 West Wylie Avenue
Res. 1-1992
2/11/1992
Authorizing the Department of Community Affairs to conduct a study of law enforcement services in the Township
Ord. 2-1992
3/24/1992
Complying with state statutes and regulations in regard to insurance coverage for junior fireman
Res. 5A-1992
4/29/1992
Requesting a Community Facilities grant of $75,000 from the Department of Commerce of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to be used for the Malone Ridge Road Water Line Project
Res. 5-1992
5/12/1992
Agreeing with the City of Washington that the City Police Department have limited law enforcement powers in the Township on a temporary basis
Res. 8-1992
6/9/1992
Allocating $5,000 for the Centennial Celebration on the Fourth of July, 1992
Ord. 3-1992
9/22/1992
Authorizing participation in the Municipal Risk Management Workmen's Compensation Pooled Trust
Res. 10-1992
10/13/1992
Giving requirements for restoration of road cuts
Res. 1-1993
--/--/1993
Supporting the Southern Beltway
Res. 2-1993
2/9/1993
Committing the Township to participate in the Washington county enhanced 9-1-1 system
Agmt. 3/9/1993
3/9/1993
Agreeing with Trinity Area School District to share responsibilities in the collecting of the Act 511 Earned Income Tax for both Trinity and the Township
Agmt. 4/13/1993
4/13/1993
Receiving from Tygart Valley Complex a right-of-way for the improving of the turning radius of Wylie Avenue and Sheffield Street
Agmt. 9/28/1993
9/28/1993
Leasing a certain parcel of vacant ground to Clarence A. Reeves
Res. 7-1993
11/9/1993
Amending the building permit application
Res. 5-1994
7/26/1994
Providing for schedule UE - allowable business expenses deductions to be filed with the earned income tax collector
2-1995
2/28/1995
Establishing the Canton Township Municipal Authority
Res. 3-1995
4/25/1995
Requesting a Community Facilities grant of $75,000 from the Department of Commerce of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to be used for the Malone Ridge Road Water Line Project
Agmt. 11/14/1995
11/14/1995
Permitting Dean's Water Service, Inc., the appropriate permits to build a structure over a right of way and a reinforced concrete pipe storm line
Res. 12/26/1995
12/26/1995
Establishing a drug and alcohol personnel policy
Res. 14-1995
12/26/1995
Certifying the Township's adoption of a CDL drug and alcohol testing personnel policy
Res. 4-1996
3/12/1996
Authorizing Ron J. Megyesy, Supervisor and Roadmaster to execute for the Township Board of Supervisors all requirements for obtaining financial assistance under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
Res. 3-1996
4/24/1996
Requesting a Community Facilities grant of $75,000 from the Department of Commerce of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to be used for the Log Pile Water Project
Agmt. 6/25/1996
6/25/1996
Agreeing between the Township and the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Board to a retirement pension plan for the municipal employees
Ord. 2-1996
6/25/1996
Electing to join the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System under Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law
Agmt. 7/15/1996
7/15/1996
Agreeing to joint tax collection between the Trinity Area School District and South Strabane Township, Amwell Township, and Canton Township
Res. 7-1996
8/27/1996
Requesting permission to participate in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Cooperative Purchasing Program
Res. 10-1996
9/24/1996
Adding Township roads to the Township liquid fuels list
Res. 11-1996
10/22/1996
Agreeing to comply with the requirements of the Keystone Acquisition and Development Grant program and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources in return for grant funds
Res. 12/4/1996
12/4/1996
Executing a Emergency Operations Plan and superseding all previous editions
Res. 1-1997
2/25/1997
The Secretary/Treasurer shall serve at the pleasure of the Board as the Chief Administrative Officer of the municipal pension plan
Res. 3-1997
4/8/1997
Opposing the Governor's proposal to charge certain municipalities for State Police services
Res. 11/25/1997
11/25/1997
Agreeing to comply with the requirements of the Keystone Acquisition and Development Grant program and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources in return for grant funds
Ord. 1-1998
2/24/1998
Authorizing participation in an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with South Strabane Township and Nottingham Township for the purchase and use of a paver
Res. 1-1998
3/24/1998
Resolving that the chairman of the Township be authorized and directed to sign the attached agreement for the Township
Policy 703
4/14/1998
Adopting a policy on harassment in the workplace
Res. 4-1998
4/14/1998
Supporting the passage of the Lawsuit Abuse Reform Act
Res. 5-1998
5/26/1998
Establishing a limitation within which refunds for overpayment or incorrect payment of certain taxes may be refunded
Res. 1-1999
3/23/1999
Designating Lee Lynn Ann, Inc., ambulance and chair service, as the primary responding ambulance service in the Township
Res. 7/27/1999
7/27/1999
Prohibiting all burning without a permit in all zoning classification in the Township due to extreme drought conditions
Res. 5-1999
9/14/1999
Increasing the Township's quarterly contribution to the municipal pension plan
Res. 6-1999
11/9/1999
Executing a municipal emergency operations plan
Res. 7-1999
11/9/1999
Creating the Census 2000 Complete Committee
Res. 1-2000
2/23/2000
Dissolving the Canton Township Sanitary Authority
Res. 2-2000
9/13/2000
Increasing the Township's quarterly contribution to the municipal pension plan
Res. 4-2000
9/27/2000
Urging the President and the Congress of the United States to reform the financial structure of the Coal Act
Res. 5-2000
10/11/2000
Dissolving the Canton Township Municipal Authority
Res. 6-2000
10/25/2000
Appointing F.J. Palermo & Associates to do the 2000 audit
Res. 7-2000
11/3/2000
Applying for a grant from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for acquisition of a park
Res. 9-2000
11/22/2000
Fire and Emergency Service Fee
Res. 1-2001
1/2/2001
Filling a vacancy on the Canton Township Zoning Hearing Board, created by the expiration of an appointed member's term
Res. 2-2001
1/2/2001
Intending to contract with a certified or competent public accountant or a firm of certified or competent public accountants
Res. 3-2001
1/24/2001
Appointing alternative members to the Zoning Hearing Board of the Township
Res. 1-2002
1/23/2002
Requesting that the County of Washington expend fiscal year 2002 (28th year) Community Development Block Grant fund in the amount of $139,200 for Code Enforcement Demolition, Ford Street reconstruction and Oakwood Avenue reconstruction
Res. 2-2002
3/20/2002
Approving notice to property owners abutting Township road or street of the Township's intent to remove a tree with a diameter in excess of 6 inches
Ord. 3-2002
9/19/2002
Electing to change the benefits it has in the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System under Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law: agreeing to be bound by all provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law as amended and as applicable to member Municipalities changing benefits under the provisions of this Article: stating which of certain options permitted under the said law are accepted by the Township
Ord. 3-2008
4/10/2008
Accepting the addendum to the November 21, 2003, Intermunicipal Agreement between Canton Township and North Franklin Township
Ord. 9-2009
9/30/2009
Authorizing the Township to enter into an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with the Township of Chartiers for the purpose of constructing the extension of a sewage line along Route 18
Ord. 1-2015
1/8/2015
Authorizing Township participation in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Pension Trust
Ord. 2-2015
1/8/2015
Authorizing Township participation in the PSATS Unemployment Compensation Group Trust
Ord. 3-2017
5/11/2017
Authorizing participation in an intergovernmental cooperation agreement with South Strabane Township, Peters Township and Nottingham Township for the shared purchase and use of a paver
Ord. 7-2017
8/21/2017
Authorizing participation in a cooperation agreement with the Redevelopment Authority of Washington County
Ord. 9-2017
9/20/2017
Authorizing participation in a Public Access Program cooperative agreement with the Pennsylvania Game Commission