Borough of Matamoras, PA
Pike County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Matamoras 5-2-1967 by Ord. Nos. 142 and 143, approved 5-2-1967. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough Council hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an Authority under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.
The President and the Secretary of the Borough Council are hereby authorized and directed to execute, on behalf of the Borough of Matamoras, 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,[2] the Borough of Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania, duly enacted an ordinance signifying its intention to organize an Authority thereunder and does hereby certify:
1.
The name of the Authority is the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Matamoras.
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,[3] is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, the Borough of Matamoras.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is the Borough of Matamoras, Pike County, Pennsylvania.
5.
The names and addresses of its municipal authorities are as follows:[4]
6.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority to be formed hereby are as follows:[5]
Each of the foregoing is a citizen of the Borough of Matamoras.
7.
The advertisement of notice of filing these Articles of Incorporation is submitted herewith.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have executed these Articles on behalf of the Borough of Matamoras and have caused to be affixed the seal thereof this 2nd day of May, 1967.
s/ROBERT H. MAGER
___________________________
President of Borough Council
(SEAL) Attest:
s/BETTE W. SMITH
______________________
Secretary
[1]
Editor's Note: By Ord. No. 272, adopted 6-3-2003, the Articles of Incorporation were amended to extend the term of existence of the Municipal Authority to 5-1-2053.
[2]
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 301 et seq.
[3]
Editor's Note: Repealed by Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, § 20; see 53 P.S. § 301 et seq., for current statute.
[4]
Editor's Note: The names and addresses of the Mayor and the members of the Borough Council at the time of the incorporation of the Authority are contained in the original ordinance on file in the office of the Borough Secretary.
[5]
Editor's Note: The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority are on file in the office of the Borough Secretary.
The President and the Secretary of Borough Council are further directed to cause a notice of the proposed filing of the above Articles of Incorporation to be published once in a newspaper of general circulation in the County of Pike, as required by the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.
The President and the Secretary of Borough Council are directed to file said Articles of Incorporation, together with the necessary proofs of publication, with the Secretary of the Commonwealth and to do all other acts and things necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Matamoras.
The initial project which shall be undertaken by the said Authority is: to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain and operate, own, lease, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, waterworks, water supply works and water distribution systems, in and for the Borough of Matamoras and for such other territory as it may be authorized to serve.
The following named persons be and they hereby are appointed as the first members of the Board of the Authority, whose terms of office shall commence on the date of appointment and shall be computed from January 1 next succeeding the date of incorporation:[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority are on file in the office of the Borough Secretary.