Township of Lower Moreland, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Moreland 12-12-1966 by Ord. No. 126. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Pensions — See Ch. 45.

§ 32-1 Creation.

The office of Township Manager is hereby created.

§ 32-2 Powers and duties.

A. 
The Township Manager shall have, subject to recall by the Board of Commissioners, all of the nonlegislative and nonjudicial powers and duties of the Board of Commissioners, including but not limited to conducting and supervising all Township business and the supervision and direction of Township employees. All of the foregoing shall be exercised subject to the direction, supervision and approval of said Board of Commissioners.
B. 
The Board of Township Commissioners may, from time to time, by resolution, further define the duties of the Township Manager with respect to the various branches and departments of the Township government and with respect to any specific matters which may arise in connection with the affairs of the Township.
C. 
The Township Manager shall perform the duties and exercise the powers of the Township Secretary as provided by statute, ordinance or resolution, but nothing herein contained shall affect the office of Township Secretary.

§ 32-3 Employment agreement and term of office.

[Amended 2-15-2012 by Ord. No. 652]
The Board of Commissioners shall enter into an employment agreement with the Township Manager. The employment agreement shall set forth the terms and conditions of employment. The employment agreement shall provide that it shall remain in effect for a specified period terminating no later than two years after the effective date of the employment agreement or the date of the Board of Commissioner's organizational meeting following the next municipal election, whichever shall occur first.

§ 32-4 Compensation.

[Amended 7-9-1973 by Ord. No. 196]
The compensation of the Township Manager shall be as fixed by the Board of Commissioners.

§ 32-5 Bond.

[Amended 12-9-1974 by Ord. No. 226]
The Township Manager shall furnish a bond to the Township with approved surety in the sum of $500. Such bond shall be conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of Township Manager and shall be in addition to any bond required as Township Secretary; provided, nevertheless, that such a bond need not be provided by the Township Manager so long as at least equivalent coverage in the form of a bond or insurance is provided by the Township Commissioners.