Township of Cheltenham, PA
Montgomery County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Cheltenham 6-27-1978 by Ord. No. 1442. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Charter
Advisory boards and committees — See Ch. 9.
Personnel — See Ch. 44.
Purchasing — See Ch. 52.
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 58.
Task forces — See Ch. 62.
Article I Short Title and Definitions

§ 5-1 Short title.

§ 5-2 Definitions and word usage.

Article II Organization and Procedures of Board of Commissioners

§ 5-3 General.

§ 5-4 Organization meeting; presiding officer.

§ 5-5 Meetings.

§ 5-6 Meetings to be public.

§ 5-7 Agenda.

§ 5-8 Conduct of business.

§ 5-9 Rules of procedure.

§ 5-10 Public participation.

§ 5-11 Official actions.

§ 5-12 Ordinances.

§ 5-13 Independent audit.

§ 5-14 Compensation and expenses.

Article III Township Officials

§ 5-15 General.

§ 5-16 Township Manager.

§ 5-17 Assistant Township Manager.

§ 5-18 Acting Township Manager.

§ 5-19 Elected Finance Officer.

§ 5-20 Township Solicitor.

§ 5-21 Township Controller.

§ 5-22 Acting Township Controller.

Article IV Departmental Organization

§ 5-23 General provisions.

§ 5-24 Department of Public Works.

§ 5-25 Department of Police.

§ 5-26 Department of Zoning and Inspections.

§ 5-27 Department of Accounting.

§ 5-28 Department of Engineering.

§ 5-29 Department of Parks and Recreation.

§ 5-30 Department of Fire Marshal.

Article V Executive Office of Manager

§ 5-31 Function.

§ 5-32 Duties.

Article VI Standing Committees of Board of Commissioners

§ 5-33 General provisions.

§ 5-34 Public Affairs Committee.

§ 5-35 Building and Zoning Committee.

§ 5-36 Public Safety Committee.

§ 5-37 Public Works Committee.

§ 5-38 (Reserved)

§ 5-39 (Reserved)

§ 5-40 Finance Committee.

§ 5-41 Sinking Fund Committee.

§ 5-42 Pension Board.

Article VII Advisory Boards and Commissions

§ 5-43 Purpose.

§ 5-44 Establishment of advisory boards and commissions.

§ 5-45 Expenditure of public funds; contracts.

§ 5-46 Appointment, vacancies and compensation of members.

§ 5-47 Officers; duties.

§ 5-48 Procedures for meetings.

§ 5-49 Boards and commissions enumerated.

§ 5-50 Membership; powers and duties.

Article VIII Administrative Boards and Commissions

§ 5-51 General provisions.

§ 5-52 Zoning Hearing Board.

§ 5-53 Planning Commission.

§ 5-54 Civil Service Commission.

§ 5-55 Library Board.

§ 5-56 Industrial Development Authority.

§ 5-57 (Reserved)

Article IX Fiscal Affairs

§ 5-58 Annual operating budget, capital program and capital budget.

§ 5-59 Classification of accounts.

§ 5-60 Budget formats.

§ 5-61 Annual fiscal reporting requirements.

§ 5-62 Recording of financial transactions.

§ 5-63 Investment of funds.

§ 5-64 Disbursement of funds.

§ 5-65 Purchase of goods and services.

§ 5-66 Sale of Township equipment and supplies.

§ 5-67 Annual audit.

§ 5-68 Bonding of officials and employees.

Article X Code of Ethics

§ 5-69 Statement of principles.

§ 5-70 Conflicts of interest.

§ 5-71 Disclosure and use of confidential information.

§ 5-72 Violations and penalties.

Article XI General Provisions

§ 5-73 Oath of office.

§ 5-74 Inquiries and investigations.

§ 5-75 Preservation of records.

§ 5-75.1 Assessment of special fees.

§ 5-76 Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

§ 5-77 Effect on First Class Township Code.