Borough of Bath, PA
Northampton County
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The following is a chronological enumeration and brief description of various agreements to which the Borough of Bath has been a party. The complete text of each agreement is on file in the office of the Borough Secretary, where it may be examined during regular business hours. These agreements were approved en masse in the ordinance adopting this codification.
Date
Agreement With
Description
9-6-1867
Pennsylvania Telephone Company
Granted a telephone franchise for the Borough of Bath
9-8-1899
Bethlehem & Bath Street Railway Company
Granted a street railway franchise
1899
Slate Belt Telephone & Telegraph Company
Granted a telephone and telegraph franchise
11-6-1899
Cement Belt Street Railway Company
Granted a street railway franchise
1-1-1900
Bangor Street Railway Company
Granted a street railway franchise
10-27-1902
Lehigh and Lackawanna Railroad and owners of enumerated property
Condemns land for use of water system
2-5-1903
Blue Ridge Traction Company
Granted a street railway franchise
10-7-1905
Allen Street Railway Company
Granted a street railway franchise
12-10-1906
Bath Light, Heat and Power Company
Granted an electric franchise
10-10-1911
East Allen Township, freeholders of enumerated area to be annexed
Annexes a portion of East Allen Township
5-6-1912
East Allen Light and Power Company
Granted an electric franchise
4-17-1914
Freeholders of enumerated area to be annexed
Annexed enumerated property
5-17-1915
Lehigh Navigation Electric Company
Allows Borough to purchase electric
7-6-1916
Allen Street Railway Company
Granted a street railway franchise
12-1-1924
Ella O Hartzell
Purchase of land for construction of a well
4-18-1927
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Road construction
5-5-1930
John A. Frick, Howard F. Frey and Wm. G. B. Woodring
Granted a gas franchise
11-3-1930
Lands as described on plan of H. J. Kennard, dated 8-19-1930
Annexed enumerated lands for rights-of-way
12-6-1937
East Allen Township, freeholders of enumerated area to be annexed
Annexed a portion of East Allen Township
12-6-1937
East Allen Township, freeholders of enumerated area to be annexed
Annexed a portion of East Allen Township
1-5-1942
Metropolitan Edison Company
Contract for streetlighting
3-3-1952
Metropolitan Edison Company
Contract for streetlighting
6-9-1954
Borough Authority
Lease for water system
7-13-1954
Peter Wetzel and Mary Wetzel
Purchase of easement for water system
7-3-1961
Borough Authority
Lease for water system
3-5-1962
Metropolitan Edison Company
Contract for streetlighting
5-20-1965
Borough Authority
Lease for sewer system
12-5-1977
Metropolitan Edison Company
Contract for streetlighting
5-18-1979
Borough Authority, Tashner Public Utility
Purchase of utility
1-5-1981
Borough Authority
Grant of authority
2-16-1984
Municipal Authority
Sewers transferred to Authority
1-9-1989
Intergovernmental Risk Management Association
Borough is authorized to join for protection purposes
6-12-1989
PLGIT
Investment trusts authorized
12-10-1990
Intermunicipal Drug Task Force
Authorized Borough to enter
9-14-1992
Middle Department Inspection Agency, Inc.
Adopted inspection services agreement
4-3-1995
Hanover Township, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County
Borough entry into regional police department
12-2-1996
Hanover Township and Lower Nazareth Township
Agreement for recovery of capital improvement costs under certain circumstances
8-3-1998
Northampton County
Cooperation agreement
1-4-1999
Hanover Township, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County
Modified budgetary process for Colonial Regional Police
3-12-2001
Townships of Bushkill, Lower Nazareth, Stockertown, Tatamy, and the Nazareth Area School District
Authorized participation in Nazareth Area Council
1-5-2004 (Ord. No. 2004-568)
Nazareth Area Council of Governments
Execution of a joint purchasing agreement
12-6-2004 (Ord. No. 2004-572)
Nazareth Area Council of Governments
Participation in UCC Joint Appeals Board
3-7-2005 (Ord. No. 2005-576)
Bangor, Hellertown, North Catasaugua, Wilson, County of Northampton
Revitalize business communities
12-4-2006 (Ord. No. 2006-594)
Bushkill, Chapman, Lower Nazareth, Moore, Nazareth, Tatamy, Upper Nazareth
Multimunicipal planning cooperation
9-4-2007 (Ord. No. 2007-603)
Chapman, Nazareth, Stockertown, Tatamy, Bushkall East Allen, Lower Nazareth, Moore, Upper Nazareth
Mutual aid agreement for emergency services
4-1-2013 (Ord. No. 2013-632)
Lower Nazareth, Hanover
Colonial Regional Police Commission
12-2-2013 (Ord. No. 2013-638)
Delaware Valley Health Insurance Trust
For high-quality health benefits at a reasonable cost to Bath and its employees
4-3-2018 (Ord. No. 2018-675)
Lower Nazareth, Hanover
Settlement agreement for withdrawal from Colonial Regional Police Commission; agreement for limited police services from Colonial Regional Police Commission