Borough of Tyrone, PA
Blair County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Tyrone 12-29-1982 by Ord. No. 858.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided as follows: "The Tyrone Borough Council hereby adopts and enacts the Home Rule Charter as drafted by the Home Rule Study Commission of the Borough of Tyrone, effective January 3, 1983. A copy of the Home Rule Charter is attached hereto and made a part hereof, the same as if it were set forth in its entirety. The Borough of Tyrone hereby reserves the right to supplement and amend said Home Rule Charter by the enactment of future ordinances which may be necessary to implement the provisions of the Home Rule Charter."
Article I Name and Boundaries

§ C-1 Name.

§ C-2 Boundaries.

Article II Powers of the Borough

§ C-3 Powers.

§ C-4 Construction.

§ C-5 Residual powers in the Borough Council.

Article III Borough Council

§ C-6 Composition.

§ C-7 Qualifications of members of Council.

§ C-8 Prohibitions.

§ C-9 Election and procedure.

§ C-10 Terms.

§ C-11 Vacancies.

§ C-12 Filling of vacancies.

§ C-13 Oath of office.

§ C-14 Organization of Council.

§ C-15 Authority.

§ C-16 Salary.

Article IV Operation and Procedures of Borough Council

§ C-17 Meetings.

§ C-18 Records.

§ C-19 Public meetings.

§ C-20 Operating rules.

§ C-21 Quorum.

§ C-22 Majority action.

§ C-23 Form of action by Council.

§ C-24 Citizens' right to be heard.

Article V Ordinances and Resolutions

§ C-25 Certain specific action requiring an ordinance.

§ C-26 Enacting clause.

§ C-27 General ordinance requirements.

§ C-28 Penalty.

§ C-29 Ordinances requiring prior public notice.

§ C-30 Public notice.

§ C-31 Amendment after public hearing.

§ C-32 Content of public notice.

§ C-33 Publication and effective date of ordinance.

§ C-34 Recording of ordinances and resolutions.

§ C-35 Administrative Code.

§ C-36 Emergency ordinances.

§ C-37 Codes of technical regulations.

Article VI Inquiries and Investigations by Council

§ C-38 Inquiries and investigations.

§ C-39 Witnesses and documents.

§ C-40 Oaths of witnesses.

§ C-41 Witness fees.

Article VII The Mayor

§ C-42 Duties.

§ C-43 Appointments.

§ C-44 Emergency powers.

§ C-45 Deputy Mayor.

§ C-46 Qualifications of the Mayor.

§ C-47 Prohibitions.

§ C-48 Term.

§ C-49 Election and procedure.

§ C-50 Vacancies.

§ C-51 Filling of vacancies.

§ C-52 Oath of office.

§ C-53 Powers, duties and authority.

§ C-54 Salary.

Article VIII Borough Manager

§ C-55 Appointment, qualifications and compensation.

§ C-56 Removal.

§ C-57 Acting Borough Manager.

§ C-58 Powers and duties of Borough Manager.

Article IX Borough Solicitor

§ C-59 Appointment, qualifications and compensation.

§ C-60 Removal.

§ C-61 Delegation of authority.

§ C-62 Powers and duties of the Borough Solicitor.

§ C-63 Access to records.

Article X Borough Engineer

§ C-64 Appointment, qualification and compensation.

§ C-65 Removal.

Article XI Authorities

§ C-66 Creation of authorities.

§ C-67 Continuation of authorities.

Article XII Personnel

§ C-68 General provisions.

§ C-69 Indemnification.

Article XIII Police Department

§ C-70 Purpose.

§ C-71 Appointment, removal, promotion, suspension and reduction in rank.

§ C-72 Powers and authority.

§ C-73 Control.

§ C-74 Compensation.

§ C-75 Part-time police.

§ C-76 Special school police.

§ C-77 Special police.

§ C-78 Auxiliary police.

§ C-79 Civil service.

§ C-80 Manner of filling appointments.

Article XIV Budget and Fiscal Matters

§ C-81 Fiscal year.

§ C-82 Submission of budget and budget messages.

§ C-83 Budget.

§ C-84 Budget message.

§ C-85 Public record.

§ C-86 Adoption of budget.

§ C-87 Modification of budget.

§ C-88 Payment of funds.

§ C-89 Independent audit.

§ C-90 Appeals from audit.

§ C-91 Fidelity bonds.

§ C-92 Municipal borrowing.

Article XV Contracts

§ C-93 Requirements.

§ C-94 Competitive bids.

§ C-95 Bidding procedure.

§ C-96 Exceptions to competitive bidding.

§ C-97 Maximum term of certain contracts.

§ C-98 Eminent domain.

§ C-99 Officials with personal interest in contracts.

§ C-100 Unenforceable contracts.

Article XVI Land Use, Development, Planning and Zoning Regulations

§ C-101 Planning Code.

Article XVII Recall

§ C-102 Officers subject to recall.

§ C-103 Recall procedure.

§ C-104 Notice to incumbent.

§ C-105 Recall elections.

§ C-106 Disqualification for office.

§ C-107 Limitations.

Article XVIII Initiative and Referendum

§ C-108 Authority.

§ C-109 Procedure for filing.

§ C-110 Petitions.

§ C-111 Procedure after filing.

§ C-112 Referendum petition; suspension of ordinance.

§ C-113 Action on petitions.

§ C-114 Results of election.

Article XIX Transition and Continuation

§ C-115 Rights and liabilities of the Borough.

§ C-116 Authority of existing elected officers.

§ C-117 Continuation of ordinances.

§ C-118 Election of seven-member Council.

§ C-119 Salary.

Article XX General Provisions

§ C-120 Severability.

§ C-121 Charter amendment.

§ C-122 Effective date.

§ C-123 Nondiscrimination and equality of opportunity.