Township of Butler, PA
Butler County
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[Adopted 9-11-1989 by Ord. No. 682]
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Editor's Note: Resolution No. 06-23, adopted 9-25-2006, amended the name of the former Butler Township-City Joint Municipal Transit Authority to the Butler Transit Authority.
A joint municipal authority is hereby authorized to be created with the City of Butler in accordance with the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945, as amended.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed by Act 22 of 2001 (June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22). See now the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.
The Authority shall be designated and named the "Butler Transit Authority."
The purpose of the Authority is to provide municipal transportation services in the City of Butler and Township of Butler, including the leasing and/or purchasing of real and/or personal property necessary for the rendering of said services, the employment of such persons as necessary for the rendering of such services and to do and perform all acts necessary for the rendering of said services.
A. 
The Articles of Incorporation for the Butler Transit Authority are modified to authorize the Authority to provide by contract fixed route scheduled transportation services to the Clearview Mall.
[Added 8-19-1991 by Res. No. 91-24]
B. 
The Butler Transit Authority shall be authorized to provide by contract with the County of Butler, a flexible fixed route mass transit service between points located in Butler Township and Butler City and points situated along Pennsylvania Route 68; points in Harmony Borough, Butler County; Zelienople Borough, Butler County; Cranberry Township, Butler County; and Northway Mall, Allegheny County.
[Added 3-4-1996 by Res. No. 96-06]
C. 
The Articles of Incorporation for the Butler Transit Authority shall be modified as follows:
[Added 1-7-2002 by Res. No. 2002-4]
(1) 
The Butler Transit Authority is hereby authorized to provide mass transportation/bus service throughout the County of Butler.
(2) 
Any services provided in any area other than the Township of Butler or the City of Butler shall be under and subject to the following conditions and restrictions:
(a) 
Any service shall be provided by contract or similar agreement between the Authority and any municipality or other entity requesting service;
(b) 
The total cost of providing the service shall be paid solely by the municipality, entity or from state/federal funds provided solely for the requested service;
(c) 
Neither the Authority, Butler Township, the City of Butler nor the County of Butler shall be liable for any expenses, costs or cost of providing any service outside of the Township or the city;
(d) 
Any municipality or other entity requesting service shall indemnify, defend and hold the Authority, the Township of Butler, the City of Butler and the County of Butler harmless from any claim, demand, suit, action, cause of action, liability, expense or cost, including all reasonable attorney's fees and costs incurred arising from or related in any manner to the service provided by the Authority;
(e) 
No municipality in which services are provided shall be entitled to representation on the Authority's board.
The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Butler and the City Council of the City of Butler are authorized to jointly file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth in accordance with the Municipality Authorities Act of 1945.[1] Said Articles of Incorporation are to be executed on behalf of the Township of Butler by the President of the Board of Commissioners, attested by the Township Manager and on behalf of the City of Butler by the Mayor, attested by the City Clerk.
[1]
Editor's Note: The Municipality Authorities Act of 1945 (53 P.S. § 301 et seq.) was repealed by Act 22 of 2001 (June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22). See now the Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa.C.S.A. § 5601 et seq.