Township of Lower Merion, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Merion 5-17-1967 by Ord. No. 1530; amended in its entirety 7-15-2020 by Ord. No. 4192]Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Audits — See Ch. 5.
The Lower Merion Library System, a corporation not for profit under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, be and the same is hereby designated as the agent of the Township of Lower Merion to provide library services for the residents and taxpayers of the Township.
The Township of Lower Merion does hereby undertake and agree to maintain or assist in the maintenance of the Lower Merion Library System, such assistance to be sufficient in amount to ensure that the System will be able to qualify annually for financial aid from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in accordance with the requirements of the Library Code.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Act of June 14, 1961, P.L. 324 (See 24 P.S. § 4101 et seq.).
The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Merion will appoint three of its members to serve on the Board of Directors of the Lower Merion Library System, each of such representatives to serve for a term of three years and the terms of such representatives to expire in different years. Vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms.
The Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Lower Merion Library System shall give bond to the Township with satisfactory surety in such amount as the Board of Directors of the Library System may determine, such bond to be approved as to form by the Township Solicitor.
The Board of Directors of the Lower Merion Library System shall have the rights and be subject to the duties specified in the Library Code.[1] The Board of Directors of the Library System shall annually present a financial report to the Township. The financial accounts of the System shall be audited annually by the Township's auditors and accountants, as in the case of other municipal expenditures.
[1]
Editor's Note: Act of June 14, 1961, P.L. 324 (See 24 P.S. § 4101 et seq.).
The Board of Directors of the Lower Merion Library System shall prepare and present to the Township such annual reports as are required by Section 414 of the Library Code and shall provide free library services for the residents and taxpayers of the Township as required by Section 415 thereof.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. §§ 4414 and 4415, respectively.
It shall be unlawful for any person in a Township-owned public library facility to drink or possess any alcoholic beverage, including beer or other malt beverages, except at an event sponsored or sanctioned by the Lower Merion Library System pursuant to a permit. The Lower Merion Library System is hereby authorized to issue such permits for the facility under their jurisdiction subject to any regulations which the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Lower Merion may approve and subject to the laws and statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and regulations of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. No intoxicated persons shall be permitted in a public library facility.