Township of Penn, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Penn: Art. I, 6-16-1958 by Ord. No. 7, amended in its entirety at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I; Art. II, 1-20-1969 by Ord. No. 100. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Pensions — See Ch. 35.
Residency requirements — See Ch. 46.
Building construction — See Ch. 63.
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 115.
Subdivision and land development — See Ch. 156.
Zoning — See Ch. 190.
[Adopted 6-16-1958 by Ord. No. 7; amended in its entirety 1-18-2017 by Ord. No. 914]
Pursuant to Article II of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (53 P.S. § 10201 et seq.), there is hereby created a Planning Commission for the Township of Penn. Said Commission shall consist of members appointed by the Board of Commissioners in accordance with law,[1] who shall serve for terms of three years each.
Editor’s Note: Ordinance No. 914 provided that the membership of the Planning Commission, as well as any alternate members, shall be determined by resolution.
The Planning Commission shall have and exercise all the powers and duties vested in it by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code[1] and township ordinances.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
[Adopted 1-20-1969 by Ord. No. 100]
[Amended 8-17-1970 by Ord. No. 125]
There shall hereby be created a board of seven members to be known as the "Penn Township Recreation Board."
The Penn Township Recreation Board shall have the authority to supervise, maintain and regulate parks and recreation areas and facilities in Penn Township, including appointment of its officers and hiring of personnel with funds available to it from any source.
The Penn Township Recreation Board shall be the proper agency to receive funds dedicated to recreation purposes in Penn Township.
[Amended 5-16-1988 by Ord. No. 505]
Two members of said Board shall be members of the School Board or members appointed by the School Board, while the other five shall be drawn from the community at large; provided further however, that two members of said Recreation Board shall be duly elected Commissioners of the Township of Penn, provided, further, that in the event that the term of office of the elected Township Commissioner who is a member of the Recreation Board shall terminate by death, resignation or any other reason, then and in that event, the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Penn may declare said position vacant and appoint another duly elected Township Commissioner to serve in his place and stead for the balance of his term. Members of the Board shall serve for terms of five years or until their successor qualifies and shall serve without pay. Original appointments shall be set so that not more than two members' terms shall expire annually.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Section 5, which immediately followed this section, setting forth the original Board members and their terms, was repealed 11-24-1997 by Ord. No. 689.