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Council Reorganizational Meetings Set for Jan. 6

2013-11-15 14:26:08

Under section 1001 of the Borough Code, borough councils are required to reorganize on the first Monday in January of each even-numbered year unless it is a holiday.  The next scheduled reorganization meeting is Monday, January 6, 2014.

Click here for a step-by-step guide to organizing your meeting.

Click here for a sample agenda for the reorganizational meeting.

Effective July 16, 2012 under provisions of  Act 43-2012, the Borough Code, any official appointed to fill vacancies in elected office must sign an affidavit that he has met the one year continuously residency requirement prior to taking the oath of office.  In addition each elected official who wins election for office is also required to file this affidavit before he can take the oath of office. The form shall be filed with the borough secretary.

This form should be reviewed by the borough solicitor for his review. The Association does not maintain a legal department and cannot assume responsibility for its legality.
 
Click here to download the affidavit of residency.

Any questions can be referred to Shelley A. Houk, PSAB Director of Research, at shouk@boroughs.org or by calling 1-800-232-7722 x 1018.