City of Pittston, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the voters of the City of Pittston 11-6-2012, effective 1-2-2013.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
PREAMBLE
The citizens of Pittston City have the privilege, right and responsibility to participate in all aspects of City government and have come together with a desire and willingness to improve their government through the enactment of this Charter.
This Charter shall guide Pittston for years to come and has addressed the inefficiencies and ineffectiveness in our government which have arisen over the years.
We, the people of Pittston City, agree to uphold and enforce the principles embodied in this Charter with the full force of law.
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Editor's Note: At the general election held in the City of Pittston on 11-6-2012, a referendum to adopt the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated 8-27-2012, of the Pittston City Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Option Plans Law, was passed by the voters. The Home Rule Charter was designated as "Ord. No. 2013-1" and became effective 1-2-2013.