Township of Hempfield, PA
Westmoreland County
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[Adopted 5-6-2004 as Ord. No. 2004-7]
It is the intent of the Township of Hempfield to organize a Joint Municipal Authority under the Municipality Authorities Act of 2001, 53 Pa. C.S.A. Section 5601, et seq., as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
The name of the Authority shall be: Crabtree Area Municipal Authority.
The proposed Articles of Incorporation of the Authority are as follows:
Crabtree Area Municipal Authority
Articles of Incorporation
to the
Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
A. 
In compliance with the Municipality Authorities Act of 2001, the Township of Hempfield, Township of Salem and Township of Unity, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, desiring to incorporate a Joint Municipal Authority, does hereby certify:
(1) 
The name of the Authority shall be: Crabtree Area Municipal Authority.
(2) 
Said Authority is formed under the Municipality Authorities Act of 2001, June 19, P.L. 287, No. 22, as hereafter amended, supplemented, modified or reenacted by the General Assembly of Pennsylvania.
(3) 
The following Joint Authority has been created by the Township of Hempfield, pursuant to the Act of May 2, 1945 (P.L. 382, No. 164), known as the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, and is in and for the Township of Hempfield:
The Western Westmoreland Municipal Authority created by the Township of Hempfield pursuant to Ordinance No. 72-1 dated the 2nd day of February, 1972. Said Authority is a Joint Municipal Authority consisting of the Township of Hempfield, Township of Penn, Township of North Huntingdon, Borough of Irwin, Borough of North Irwin, and the Borough of Manor.
(4) 
The names and addresses of the incorporating municipalities are as follows:
Township of Hempfield
RD 6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township of Unity
1104 Beatty County Road
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
Township of Salem
RD 4, Box 200
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
(5) 
The names and addresses of the Board of Supervisors of each incorporating municipality are as follows:
(a) 
Township of Hempfield:
Township Supervisor:
Robert T. Regola, III
R.D. #6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Supervisor:
Kim Ward
R.D. #6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Supervisor/ Secretary/Treasurer
R. Douglas Weimer
R.D. #6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Supervisor:
John Silvis
R.D. #6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Supervisor:
Samuel Testa
R.D. #6, Box 500
Woodward Drive
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
(b) 
Township of Unity:
Township Supervisor/ Chairman
Michael J.O'Barto
1104 Beatty County Road
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
Township Supervisor/ Vice Chairman
Timothy J. Quinn
1104 Beatty County Road
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
Township Supervisor:
Jacob M. Blank
1104 Beatty County Road
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
(c) 
Township of Salem:
Township Chairman:
Anders M. Johnson
RD #4, Box 200
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Vice Chairman:
Ronald E. Martz
RD #4, Box 200
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
Township Supervisor:
Robert H. Zundel
RD #4, Box 200
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
(6) 
The following persons, whose names, addresses, and terms of office are listed below, are appointed the first members of the Board of the Crabtree Area Municipal Authority formed hereby:
Name/Address
Term
Ending
Municipality
Gerald DeFabo, Jr.
310 Southfield Dr.
Greensburg, Hempfield
Twp., Pa.
5 years
December 31, 2009
Hempfield
Tim D'Aurora
R.D. #4
Greensburg, Pa. 15601
5 years
December 31, 2009
Salem
Robert Wright
223 Luxor
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
4 years
December 31, 2008
Unity
John Antinori Crabtree,
P.O. Box 198
Pa. 15624
4 years
December 31, 2008
Unity
David DePetris 304 Maryland Ave. Greensburg, Pa. 15601
3 years
December 31, 2007
Hempfield
Elmer Foley
R.D. #4
Greensburg,Pa. 15601
3 years
December 31, 2007
Salem
Scott Hopkin
500 Beaver Road
Jeannette, Pa. 15644
2 years
December 31, 2006
Hempfield
Anders M. Johnson
R.D. #4
Greensburg,PA 15601
2 years
December 31, 2006
Salem
Brother Edward V. Grinder
300 Fraser Purchase Road
Latrobe, Pa. 15650
1 year
December 31, 2005
Unity
B. 
The projects authorized to be undertaken by the Authority within the meaning of 53 Pa. C.S.A. § 5607(c) shall be the financing, maintenance, construction and expansion of a sanitary sewer treatment facility and a community sanitary sewer system within the portions of the Township of Salem, Unity and Hempfield as are delineated in a certain intermunicipality service agreement, which has previously been approved by each of the municipalities, and as the aforementioned intermunicipality service agreement may from time to time be amended hereafter. The Authority shall also have the power to engage in such other projects, which are hereafter authorized by an ordinance adopted by each of the governing bodies of the Townships of Salem, Unity, and Hempfield.
C. 
Term of existence. The term of the Authority shall be perpetual.
The officers of the Township of Hempfield are authorized and directed to execute, under its corporate seal, the Articles of Incorporation of the proposed Authority in substantially the form set forth in this article, and such officers are authorized to do all acts necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of the proposed Authority.