Township of Kidder, PA
Carbon County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Kidder 1-20-2011 by Ord. No. 150. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Environmental Advisory Council — See Ch. 15.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 42.
Sewers — See Ch. 142.
A Sanitary Sewer Advisory Committee is hereby established by the Township of Kidder, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.
The purpose of the Sanitary Sewer Advisory Committee shall be to advise the Board of Supervisors on matters related to and dealing with the operation and maintenance of the sewer plant and sanitary sewer system currently maintained by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Kidder.
A. 
The Sanitary Sewer Advisory Committee shall be composed of five members of the Township of Kidder who shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors. It is acknowledged that two members of the Committee may be appointed by Vacation Charters Ltd. or its successors. In the event that the said Vacation Charters Ltd. or its successors do not provide written notification of its nominees within 30 days of adoption of this chapter or vacancies of such positions hereunder, the Board of Supervisors may fill those positions with appointees of their choosing. The remaining three members shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
B. 
The Board of Supervisors shall fill all vacancies subject to the preceding Subsection A.
A. 
Members of the Sanitary Sewer Advisory Committee (henceforth Committee) shall serve for a term of four years except the initial appointment shall be so staggered that approximately 1/4 of the membership shall expire each year and the terms of their successor shall be four years each.
B. 
Membership of two members shall expire December 31, 2011; one member shall expire December 31, 2012; one member shall expire December 31, 2013; and one member shall expire on December 31, 2014.
C. 
Members may resign at any time with written notice to the Board of Supervisors. Members whose terms will expire may request reappointment by written request to the Board of Supervisors at least one month prior to the expiration of their term.
D. 
Members may be removed by the Board of Supervisors, with or without the recommendation of a majority of the other members, for malfeasance or neglect in the performance of their duties. Failure to attend either three consecutive regularly scheduled meetings or four regularly scheduled meetings during a twelve-month period shall constitute neglect.
E. 
The Board of Supervisors, subject to § 48-3A of this chapter, shall appoint successors for members who resign or are removed to serve for the remainder of the term of the member or members.
Members of the Committee shall receive no compensation for their services, but they may be reimbursed for expenses actually and necessarily incurred by them in the performance of their duties, provided that the expenses have the prior approval of the Board of Supervisors.
The Sanitary Sewer Advisory Committee shall have the following powers:
A. 
To identify potential problems or difficulties and recommend plans and programs to the Board of Supervisors for the operation and maintenance of the sewer plant and sanitary sewer system.
B. 
To make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Kidder.
C. 
To perform any other duties assigned to it by the Board of Supervisors but not to exercise any powers or perform any duties which by law are conferred or imposed upon a state agency or the Township entity itself.
A. 
The Chairman of the Committee shall be appointed annually by the Board of Supervisors; the Committee may select its own Vice Chair and Secretary.
B. 
The Committee shall meet at least quarterly and at other times as directed by the Board of Supervisors. Said meetings shall be advertised and open to the public.
C. 
The Committee shall keep written records of its meetings and activities and shall make an annual report to the Board of Supervisors which shall be made known and available to the public.
The Board of Supervisors may appropriate funds for the expenses incurred by the Committee in accordance with an annual budget. Appropriations may be expended for such administrative, clerical, and printing as may from time to time be required and approved by the Board of Supervisors and shall be within the limits of the annual budget.