Township of Springfield, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Springfield 7-27-1949 by Ord. No. 325. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Sewers — See Ch. 81.

§ 8-1 Legislative intent; statutory authority.

The Board of Township Commissioners hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an Authority under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.

§ 8-2 Additional project: sewer facilities. [1]

[Added 8-13-1952 by Ord. No. 359]
An additional project shall be undertaken by said Authority of Springfield Township, namely to acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain, operate, own, lease either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, sewers, sewer systems or parts thereof, and sewage treatment works, including works for the treating and disposing of industrial waste, for the Township of Springfield and for such other territory as it may be authorized to serve.[2]
[1]
Editor's Note: As stated in the long title to Ord. No. 325, the original purpose of the Authority was to "acquire, hold, construct, improve, maintain and operate, own, lease, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, public school buildings." Under present state law, school district may acquire, construct and operate their own buildings and the Authority no longer exercises that function.
[2]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 81, Sewers.

§ 8-3 Articles of Incorporation.

The President of the Board of Township Commissioners and the Secretary thereof are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the Township of Springfield, 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 Township of Springfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, desiring to incorporate an Authority thereunder, does hereby certify:
  1.  The name of the Authority is "Authority of Springfield Township."
  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 Township of Springfield.
  4.  The name of the incorporating municipality is Township of Springfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
  5.  The names and addresses of its municipal authorities are as follows:
Name
Address
G. A. Schwab
104 Yeakel Ave.
Phila., Pa.
Charles W. McClenaghan
1504 E. Mermaid Lane
Phila., Pa.
Alexander G. Sewell
8120 Eastern Ave.
Phila., Pa.
Charles V. Finley
Grove Ave.
Flourtown, Pa.
E. Mason Simpson, Jr.
606 Oreland Mill Rd.
Oreland, Pa.
  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:
Name
Address
Term of Office
Robert F. McCammon
816 Glendalough Rd.
Springfield Township
Montgomery County
Post Office, Phila., Pa.
5 years
L. Paul Close
611 Willow Grove Ave.
Springfield Township
Montgomery County
Post Office, Phila., Pa.
4 years
Frederick G. Rogers
812 N. Fairway Rd.
Springfield Township
Montgomery County
Post Office, North Hills, Pa.
3 years
Thomas Reath, Esq.
103 Haws Lane
Springfield Township
Montgomery County
Post Office, Phila., Pa.
2 years
Harold L. Watts
527 E. Mermaid Lane
Springfield Township
Montgomery County
Post Office, Phila., Pa.
1 year
  7.  The ordinance authorizing the creation of said Authority, certified from the records of the Township of Springfield, together with advertisement of notice of filing these Articles of Incorporation are each submitted herewith.