Township of Palmer, PA
Northampton County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Palmer 5-6-1968 as Ord. No. 92. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Municipal Sewer Authority — See Ch. 17.
Individual sewage disposal systems — See Ch. 145.
Sewer rents — See Ch. 147, Art. I.
Sewer regulations — See Ch. 147, Art. II.

§ 11-1 Intention to join; purpose.

The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Palmer, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, being the governing body of the said municipality, hereby signifies its intention and desire to join with the Township of Bethlehem, the City of Easton, the Township of Forks, the Borough of Glendon, the Township of Lower Mt. Bethel, the Township of Lower Nazareth, the Borough of Nazareth, the Township of Palmer, the Township of Plainfield, the Borough of Stockertown, the Borough of Tatamy, the Township of Upper Nazareth, the Borough of West Easton, the Township of Williams, the Borough of Wilson and the Borough of Wind Cap, all of the County of Northampton, State of Pennsylvania, or any of them, or any other municipalities of the said Northampton County, to organize a Joint Sewer Board under the provisions of the Township Code for Second Class Townships, Act 1947, July 10, P.L. (1481), Section 38, as amended, for the purpose of securing preliminary surveys and estimates and acting generally as an advisory and administrative agency in constructing, improving, maintaining and operating sewers and sewer systems, including trunk line sewers or drains and sewage treatment works.

§ 11-2 Appointment of representative.

One representative of this municipality shall be appointed on the said Joint Sewer Board by resolution of the Board of Supervisors, and any vacancy in such position may be filled by the Board of Supervisors by resolution from time to time.

§ 11-3 Authority to appoint.

The Joints Sewer Board is authorized to appoint an engineer, a solicitor and such other assistants as are deemed necessary, and the Board of Supervisors may agree to the share of the compensation and costs the township shall pay to such persons or Board, by resolution.

§ 11-4 Necessary steps to effect participation directed.

The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Palmer is hereby directed to do all such other things necessary or appropriate to effect the participation by the township in a Joint Sewer Board.

§ 11-5 Repeal of inconsistent provisions.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances, insofar as they are inconsistent herewith, be and the same are hereby repealed.