Borough of Columbia, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia 11-13-1950 by Ord. No. 231 (Appendix Part II of the 1971 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia hereby signifies its intention and desire to organize an Authority under the provisions of the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382), as amended.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
The Chief Burgess, the President of the Borough Council and the Secretary of the Borough Council are hereby authorized and directed to execute on behalf of the Borough of Columbia Articles of Incorporation in substantially the following form:
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
To the Secretary of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:
  In compliance with the requirements of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," as amended, the municipal authorities of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, desiring to incorporate an Authority thereunder, do hereby certify:
(a)
The name of the Authority is "Columbia Municipal Authority."
(b)
Said Authority is formed under the provisions of the Act of May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, known as the "Municipality Authorities Act of 1945," as amended.
(c)
No other Authority has been organized under the said Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, or under the Act approved the 28th day of June 1935, P.L. 463, or is in existence in or for the Borough of Columbia, Pennsylvania.
(d)
The name of the incorporating municipality is the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and the names and addresses of its municipal authorities are as follows:
Name
Office
Address
Walter Roye
Chief Burgess
820 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Robert Wickenheiser
President of Borough Council
536 South Ninth Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Edward J. Dinkel
Secretary of Borough Council
260 South Fourth Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Columbia Trust Company
Treasurer of Borough Council
Fourth and Locust Streets, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Charles Rochow
Member of Borough Council
535 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Philip J. Price
Member of Borough Council
228 Lawrence Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Charles G. Slottenberger
Member of Borough Council
237 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Woodrow A. Zeamer
Member of Borough Council
135 South Eighth Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
C. Stanley Albright
Member of Borough Council
935 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
James Ellwein
Member of Borough Council
134 South Fifth Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Charles F. Gundel
Member of Borough Council
134 South Third Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Breneman Shultz
Member of Borough Council
612 Union Street Columbia, Pennsylvania
(e)
The names, addresses and terms of office of the first members of the Board of said Authority are as follows:
Name
Address
Term
Theodore Kain
1051 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
One year
Harry Denison
21 South Fourth Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Two years
Dr. William B. Boyle
433 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Three years
Fred W. Wagner
13th & Central Avenue, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Four years
R. Clark McCachren
1012 Walnut Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania
Five years
Whose terms of office shall commence on the date of appointment and shall be computed from January 1, 1951.
(f)
Said Authority is organized for all of the purposes set forth in the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended, and shall have all of the powers granted in said Act.
(g)
The ordinance authorizing the creation of said Authority, certified from the record of the incorporating municipality, together with proofs of publication of notice of intention to file these Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, are each submitted herewith.
  In witness whereof, the undersigned have executed these Articles of Incorporation on behalf of the Borough of Columbia, the incorporating municipality above named, and have caused to be affixed hereto the seal thereof, this _______ day of ______________, 1950.
  Chief Burgess
  President of Borough Council
(SEAL)
Attest:
Edward J. Dinkel
Secretary of Borough Council
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania:
:
SS.
County of Lancaster :
  On this ______ day of _____________ 1950, before me, a Notary Public in and for the county aforesaid, personally appeared Walter Roye, Chief Burgess, Robert Wickenheiser, President of Borough Council and Edward J. Dinkel, Secretary of Borough Council, of the Borough of Columbia, the municipal corporation named in and which executed the foregoing Articles of Incorporation, who, being severally duly sworn according to law, depose and say that they were personally present at the execution of the foregoing Articles of Incorporation and saw the common or corporate seal of the Borough of Columbia affixed thereto; that the seal affixed thereto is the common or corporate seal of said Borough of Columbia; that the foregoing Articles of Incorporation were duly signed, sealed and delivered by and as and for the act and deed of the said Borough by the authority and at the direction of the Borough Council, pursuant to an ordinance duly enacted on the 13th day of November 1950, and that the names of Walter Roye as Chief Burgess, of Robert Wiekenheiser as President of Borough Council and of Edward J. Dinkel as Secretary of Borough Council are in their proper and respective handwritings.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this ______ day of __________, AD. 1950.
Notary Public
My commission expires:
The proper officers of the Borough are hereby directed to cause a notice of this ordinance to be published one time in the Lancaster Law Review, the legal periodical of Lancaster County, and one time in the Columbia News, a newspaper published and of general circulation in Lancaster County, as required by the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended;[1] to file said Articles of Incorporation, together with the required proofs of publication of notice of this ordinance and a certified copy of this ordinance with the Secretary of the Commonwealth; and to do, execute and perform any and all official acts and to pay all fees and costs necessary or appropriate to effect the incorporation of the Columbia Municipal Authority.
[1]
Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
Said Authority shall be for all of the purposes set forth in the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 and shall have all of the power granted in said Act.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See now 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.