[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Manheim 12-27-1976 by Ord. No. 1976-12 (Part 2, Ch. 4, Art. C, of the 1976 Code of Ordinances); amended in its entirety 8-10-2020 by Ord. No. 2020-18. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance, which increased the number of members of the Planning Commission from seven to nine members, also provided that the initial terms for the two newly created Planning Commission members shall be established by the Board of Commissioners of Manheim Township at the time of the appointment so that there are no more than three Planning Commission members' terms expiring in the same year; thereafter, the term of each member of the Planning Commission shall be four years.
A Township Planning Commission, composed of nine members, appointed in the manner provided by law, is hereby created and established in and for the Township. The Township Planning Commission shall perform all of the duties and may exercise any and all of the powers vested by law in planning agencies in townships, provided that the individuals constituting the Township Planning Commission now functioning in the Township shall constitute the Planning Commission hereby created, and nothing in this chapter shall affect the tenure of the present Township Planning Commission. All vacancies hereafter occurring in the Planning Commission, regardless of their cause, shall be filled in accordance with the provisions of the law governing planning agencies in townships at the time of the occurrence of the vacancy.