Township of Whitemarsh, PA
Montgomery County
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[Approved by referendum on the ballot of the Primary Election held 5-18-1982 by vote of the electorate.]
PREAMBLE
The citizens of Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, do adopt the following Home Rule Charter in accordance with the Constitution and the Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The purpose of the Charter is:
a. To establish a form of government to provide for the health, safety and welfare of its citizens;
b. To provide a government responsive to the needs of the citizens;
c. To provide municipal services and facilities with the highest possible degree of efficiency and economy; and
d. To bring to the citizens of Whitemarsh Township the greatest grant of local self-government that a municipality can have in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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Editor's Note: In editing the Charter set forth herein, a uniform system of capitalization, spelling and number clarification has been employed. In other respects, the Charter as herein set out remains unchanged from the original enactment. A Scheme setting forth the section numbers and titles has been added preceding the text of the Charter for the convenience of the user.
Article I Name and Powers of Government
Article II The Board of Supervisors
Article III Township Manager
Article IV Ordinances
Article V Township Administration
Article VI Financial Procedures
Article VII Financial Planning
Article VIII Taxation
Article IX Prohibitions and Conflicts of Interest
Article X Citizen Participation
Article XI General Provisions
Article XII Transitional Powers