Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath 6-15-1953 by Ord. No. 158 (Ch. 16 of the 2005 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers and sewage disposal — See Ch. 520.
Water — See Ch. 642.
The Borough Council of the Borough of Bath hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an Authority under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.[1],[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: Said Act (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed 6-19-2001 by P.L. 287, No. 22. See now Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
[2]
Editor's Note: Section 3 of Ord. No. 158 directed the appropriate officers to cause the advertisement of the ordinance; Section 4 directed the President and Secretary of Council to file the Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; Section 6 named the first members of the Authority board, and stated their terms of office, to be computed from January 1, 1954; Section 7 repealed all inconsistent ordinances, resolutions and parts thereof; Section 8 provided that the ordinance become effective upon final passage.
[Amended 3-25-1965 by Ord. No. 237; 12-3-1979 by Ord. No. 337[1]]
The Mayor and the President and Secretary of Borough Council are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath, Articles of Incorporation for said Authority, in substantially the following form:
Articles of Incorporation
To the Secretary of the Commonwealth
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 Borough Council of the Borough of Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, desiring to incorporate an Authority thereunder, does hereby certify:
1.
The name of the Authority is "Bath Borough 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, or under the Act of June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended, is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, the Borough of Bath.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is the Borough of Bath, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
5.
The names and addresses of its municipal authorities are as follows:[2]
6.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Municipal Authority to be formed hereby are as follows:[3]
7.
The ordinance authorizing the creation of said Authority, certified from the records of the Borough Council of the Borough of Bath, together with advertisement of notice of filing these Articles of Incorporation, are each submitted herewith.
8.
The term of existence of said Bath Borough Authority shall be for a period ending on December 31, 2028.
[1]
Editor's Note: Section 1 of Ord. No. 337 adopted and approved the amendment to the Articles of Incorporation (in paragraph 8); Section 3 authorized the appropriate officers to execute said articles and file them with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; Section 4 repealed all inconsistent ordinances and parts of ordinances.
[2]
Editor's Note: Here followed the names and addresses of the municipal authorities in office at the time of enactment of the ordinance.
[3]
Editor's Note: Here followed the names and addresses of the municipal authorities in office at the time of enactment of the ordinance.
[Amended 3-25-1965 by Ord. No. 238]
The project which will be undertaken by the said Authority is: to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, operate, own, lease either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, waterworks, water supply works and water distribution systems; and to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, operate, own, lease either in the capacity of lesser or lessee, sewers, sewer systems or parts thereof sewage treatment works, including works for treating and disposing of industrial waste for the Borough of Bath and for such other territory as it may be authorized to serve.