Borough of Jim Thorpe, PA
Carbon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Jim Thorpe as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 7-13-1961 by Ord. No. 31]
The Council of this Borough signifies its intention and desire to organize an Authority under provisions of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945", as amended and supplemented (the "Authorities Act"), for the purpose of exercising any and all powers conferred by the Authorities Act.[1]
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Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
The Burgess, President of Council and Secretary, respectively, of this Borough are authorized and directed to execute, in behalf of this Borough, 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 requirements of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945", as amended and supplemented and pursuant to an Ordinance enacted by the municipal authorities of the Borough of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, expressing the intention and desire of the municipal authorities of said municipal authority under said Act, the incorporating municipality does certify:
1.
The name of the Authority is "Jim Thorpe Municipal Authority."
2.
The Authority is formed under provisions of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," as amended and supplemented.
3.
No other Authority has been organized under said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended and supplemented, or under the Act of June 28, 1935, P.L. 463, as amended and supplemented, and is in existence in or for the incorporating municipality.
4.
The name of the incorporating municipality is:
Borough of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
5.
The names and addresses of the municipal authorities of said incorporating municipality are:
Office
Name
Address
Burgess
James F. Walker
200 Centre Avenue
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman and President of Council
William P. Schmidt
30 West Fourth Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Woodrow H. Cadugan
288 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Kenneth Dunbar
906 North Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Nathan L. Houser
414 Centre Avenue
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
John J. Martino
74 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvanla
Councilman
William P. McFadden
61 West Fourth Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
John R. McGinley
227 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
David R. Miller
422 Centre Avenue
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Norbert L. Huber
412 Centre Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Louis Kindred
804 Lehigh Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Leo O'Donnell
33 Race Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Councilman
Francis Hilferty
209 Centre Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
6.
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of the Authority, each of whom is a resident and citizen of said incorporating municipality, are as follows:
Name
Address
Term of Office
(years)
Elsworth Rehrig
209 Center Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
5
Raymond Beers
11 East Front Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
4
R. F. Dubs
107 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
3
Guy W. Bruch
1007 North Street
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
2
Charles Witherick
429 South Avenue
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
1
7.
The term of existence of the Authority shall end on May 1, 2041.
[Added 6-13-1991 by Ord. No. 91-5]
In Witness Whereof, The Borough of Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, has caused these Articles of Incorporation to be executed by its Burgess and its President of Council and to be attested by its Secretary, and its official seal to be affixed hereto, this 13th day of July, 1961.
BOROUGH OF JIM THORPE,
Carbon County, Pennsylvania
By: James F. Walker
Burgess
By: William J. Schmidt
President of Council
ATTEST:
Charles E. Wildoner
Secretary
The Burgess, President of Council and Secretary, respectively, of this Borough 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 Authorities Act.
The Burgess, President, of Council and Secretary, respectively, of this Borough are authorized and directed to cause such Articles of Incorporation, together with the necessary proof of publication, to be filed with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to do all other acts and things necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of the Authority, including payment of any fee necessary in connection therewith.[1]
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Editor's Note: Original Section 5 of Ord. No. 31, providing the first members of the Board of the Authority, which immediately followed this section, was deleted at time of adoption of the Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
The enactment of this article is deemed necessary for the benefit of and preservation of the public health, peace, comfort and general welfare of and will increase the prosperity of citizens of this Borough.