Borough of Downingtown, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Downingtown 6-18-1985 by Ord. No. 85-10. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough Council of this Borough hereby signifies its intention to organize an authority jointly with the Townships of East Caln, Uwchlan, West Whiteland and Caln under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, as amended),[1] to be named the "Downingtown Area Regional Authority."
Editor's Note: See now the Municipality Authority Act, Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22 (53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.).
In preparation for the passage of this chapter, a public hearing was held on June 18, 1985, as required by law, for discussion of the intention of the Townships of Caln, East Caln, Uwchlan and West Whiteland and the Borough of Downingtown to create said Authority.
In pursuance of said intention, the Articles of Incorporation of said Authority are hereby approved and adopted in the following form.[1]
Editor's Note: The Articles of Incorporation are on file in the Borough offices.
The member of the Board of said Authority who is named in the aforesaid Articles of Incorporation as being appointed by this Borough is hereby specifically appointed as a member of said Board for the term set after his name, commencing on the date of appointment and computed from the first Monday of January 1986.
The President of the Borough Council of this Borough is hereby authorized and directed to execute said Articles of Incorporation on behalf of said Borough, with such changes therein as the signer may approve, and the Secretary or Assistant Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to affix thereto and attest the Seal of said Borough. Said officers are further authorized and directed to cause a notice of intention to file said Articles of Incorporation to be published as required by law and to file said Articles of Incorporation (when they have been executed also by the officers of the Townships of East Caln, Uwchlan, West Whiteland and Caln), together with a certified copy of this chapter and required proofs of publication, with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and to take all such action as they may deem necessary or appropriate to establish said Authority and carry out the intention of this chapter.
The initial project to be undertaken by said Authority is as follows: to provide wastewater treatment facilities, transmission and distribution facilities and systems by acquiring, holding, improving, maintaining and operating such facilities and/or contracting with others for such facilities, and with respect thereto, the Authority shall have all powers granted by the Act.[1]
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 85-18, adopted 9-25-1985, provided for the transfer of all Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Environmental Resources permits and other permits related to the ownership and operation of the existing facility to the Downingtown Area Regional Authority.