Township of Penn, PA
Westmoreland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Penn 11-21-1988 by Ord. No. 515. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Penn Area Public Library was established to provide free public library service; we hereby authorize and designate the Library to act as the agent of the township government to provide public library service to the residents and taxpayers of the township for and on behalf of the township government.
The Township of Penn agrees further to assist in the maintenance of the Penn Area Public Library in accord with the provisions of Section 401 of the Library Code, the Act of June 14, 1961, P.L. 324,[1] by making appropriations as nearly adequate as its finances will permit.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4401.
In accord with Section 411 of the Library Code,[1] the Township Commissioners will appoint seven persons to serve as its representatives on the Board of Directors of the Penn Area Public Library, each representative to serve three years, the terms expiring as provided by Section 411 of the Library Code.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4411.
In accord with Section 412 of the Library Code,[1] the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Library shall give bond to the municipality with satisfactory surety in such amount as the Board of Directors may determine.
[1]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4412.
The Board of Directors shall prepare and present to the Township Commissioners by November 1 of each year a budget for the following year and such reports as are required by Sections 413 and 414 of the Library Code[1] and shall give free library service to the residents and taxpayers, as provided in Section 415 of the Library Code.[2][3]
[1]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. §§ 4413 and 4414, respectively.
[2]
Editor's Note: See 24 P.S. § 4415.
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Section VI, which immediately followed this section and which set forth the initial appointments to the Board of Directors and their terms of office, was deleted at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).