[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Middlesex at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I). Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Planning Commission consisting of five members is hereby created and established for Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, pursuant to the provisions of Article II, Section 201, of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (53 P.S. § 10201), as established by the Act of July 31, 1968, P.L. 805, No. 247, as amended and reenacted.
The Planning Commission shall be comprised of five members who shall be appointed for terms of office of four years, except that the terms of the members first appointed pursuant to this chapter shall be so fixed that no more than two shall be reappointed or replaced during any future calendar year.
Except for elected or appointed officers or employees of the Township, members of the Commission may receive compensation in an amount fixed by the Board of Supervisors. Compensation shall not exceed the rate of compensation authorized to be paid to members of the Board of Supervisors. Without exception, members of the Planning Commission may be reimbursed for necessary and reasonable expenses. However, elected or appointed officers or employees of the Township shall not, by reason of membership thereon, forfeit the right to exercise the powers, perform the duties or receive the compensations of the municipal offices held by them during such membership.
The Planning Commission shall have all the powers and duties conferred and imposed upon it as set forth in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, established by the Act of July 31, 1968, P.L. 805, No. 247, as amended and reenacted.