Township of Hatfield, PA
Montgomery County
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[Adopted 10-10-1974 by Res. No. 74-15 (Ch. 1, Part 4D, of the 1994 Code)]
The Board of Commissioners of Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, signifies the intention and desire to organize an Authority under provisions of the Act of Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945" (the "Authorities Act").[1] The formation of such an Authority, which will be a hospital authority, is desirable for the health and safety of the people in the area to be served by a hospital and to have the facilities approved by an Authority.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 was repealed 6-19-2001 by P.L. 287, No. 22. See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
[Amended 7-20-1978 by Res. No. 78-13; 5-26-1993 by Res. No. 93-33; 6-18-2004 by Res. No. 04-25]
The Board of Commissioners and the Secretary-Manager of the Board of Commissioners of Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, are authorized and directed to execute in behalf of Hatfield Township, Articles of Incorporation for such Authority in substantially the following form:
Articles of Incorporation
TO THE SECRETARY OF THE
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA:
In compliance with the requirements of the Act of Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," and pursuant to a resolution duly adopted by the municipal authorities in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, expressing the intention and desire of the municipal authorities of said municipality to organize an Authority under provisions of said Act, said municipality certifies:
1.
The name of the Authority is "North Penn Health, Hospital and Education Authority."
2.
The Authority is formed under the provisions of the Act of Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," for the following purposes:
A.
To engage in and to do any lawful act permissible under the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, including, but not limited to, acquiring, holding, constructing, financing, improving, maintaining and operating, owning, leasing, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, projects of the kind and character and providing financing for insurance reserves for those activities enumerated under said Act.
3.
No other authority has been organized under provisions of the Act of Assembly approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended and supplemented, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," or under provisions of the Act of Assembly approved June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended and supplemented, and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality, except that the incorporating municipality hereto formed the Hatfield Township Municipal Authority (a sewer authority) and the same was approved by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania May 13, 1960.
4.
The name of said incorporating municipality is: Hatfield Township Municipal Authority, School Road and Chestnut Street, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and Hatfield Township Industrial Development Authority, School Road and Chestnut Street, Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
5.
The names and addresses of the municipal authorities of said incorporating municipalities are: [Here followed the names and addresses of the municipal officers.]
6.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of Authority, each of whom is a citizen of said incorporating municipality are as follows: [Here followed the names, addresses and terms of office of the first members.]
7.
The term of the existence of the Authority shall be 50 years from the date of the filing of the Articles of Amendment to the Authority's Articles of Incorporation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Commissioners of Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, cause these Articles of Incorporation to be executed by the Board of Commissioners and to be attested to by the Secretary of the Board of Commissioners and the Seal of such Township to be affixed hereto, this 10th day of October, A.D., 1974.
The Hatfield Township Board of Commissioners and the Secretary of the Board of Commissioners are authorized and directed to cause notice of the substance of this article, including the substance of the foregoing Articles of Incorporation, and of the proposed filing of such Articles of Incorporation, to be published as required by the Municipality Authorities Act.
The Board of Commissioners of Hatfield Township and the Secretary of the Board of Commissioners of Hatfield Township are authorized and directed to file such Articles of Incorporation and the necessary proofs of publication with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to do all other things necessary to effect the incorporation of such Authority, including payment of required filing fees.
The following named persons are appointed the first members of the Board of Authority for the following terms of office: [Here followed the names, addresses and terms of office of the municipal officers.]