[HISTORY: Adopted by the voters of the Borough of Green Tree at the election held 5-6-1974. Amendments noted where applicable.]
We, the people of Green Tree, firmly believe that we have the right to govern ourselves and claim this right by adopting this Charter.
We believe this Charter encourages active participation of the citizens of Green Tree in a system of government that is flexible, responsive and representative and able to meet both present and future needs.
We further believe that this Charter fosters the social, cultural, physical and economic climate essential to a healthy, progressive community where all citizens may live with security, pride and dignity.
Article I Name and Boundaries
Article II Powers of the Borough
Article III Borough Council
Article IV Operation and Procedures of Borough Council
Article V Ordinances and Resolutions
Article VI Inquiries and Investigations by Council
Article VII The Mayor
Article VIII Borough Manager
Article IX Borough Solicitor
Article X Borough Engineer
Article XI Authorities
Article XII Personnel
Article XIII Police Department
Article XIV Budget and Fiscal Matters
Article XV Contracts
Article XVI Land Use, Development, Planning and Zoning Regulations
Article XVII Recall
Article XVIII Succession
Article XIX General Provisions