[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Springfield 12-2-1991 by Ord. No. 1-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A Planning Commission is hereby created under the provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247 of July 31, 1968, as amended.
The Planning Commission shall consist of seven members, all of whom shall be citizens of the Township of Springfield, Mercer County, and at least five of whom shall not be officers or employees of the Township. The term of office of the members shall be four years or until a successor is appointed, except that the terms of the members first appointed shall be so fixed that no more than two shall be reappointed during any future calendar year. In the event of vacancies, the governing body shall appoint a member to fill the unexpired term. Members whose terms have expired shall hold office until their successors have been appointed.
The names, addresses, and terms of office of the initial members of the Planning Commission are as follows.
Editor's Note: The names, addresses, and terms of office of the initial members of the Planning Commission have been omitted from the Township Code.
The Planning Commission shall have such powers and duties as established and authorized by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247 of July 31, 1968, as amended.
The Planning Commission may, with the consent of the governing body, accept and utilize any funds, personnel or other assistance made available by the county, the commonwealth, or the federal government, or any of their agencies, or from private sources. The governing body may enter into agreements or contracts regarding the acceptance or utilization of the funds or assistance in accordance with the governmental procedures of the municipality.