CHAPTER 220 – BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
220.01 TIME AND DATE FOR REGULAR MEETINGS
The Board of Commissioners shall hold its regular monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of each and every month at 7:30 p.m.
220.02 LOCATION FOR MEETINGS
All meetings of the Board of Commissioners for the transaction of Township business shall be held in the Lawrence Park Municipal Building, 4230 Iroquois Avenue, Lawrence Park Township, Erie, Pennsylvania.
(a) Beginning on January 1, 1976, the compensation of all Township Commissioners of the Township of Lawrence Park Township, elected or appointed after the adoption of this section, may be the maximum amount permitted as the General Assembly may from time to time determine, except as restricted by the provisions of Section 603 of the First Class Township Code.
(b) Any Township Commissioner whose term begins in January, 1994, or thereafter, shall be compensated at the maximum amount as determined from time to time by the General Assembly, and shall be entitled to receive any other emolument of the office specified from time to time by the General Assembly, including, but not limited to, group insurance coverage as set forth in Act 159 of 1992, subject, however, to the provisions of Section 603 of the First Class Township Code, as amended.
220.04 SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY
(a) This section shall be applicable to the sale of personal property declared to be surplus by the Board of Commissioners.
(b) Surplus property having a value, as estimated by the Board of Commissioners, in an amount of less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) per individual item or lots of items, may be sold through sealed bidding procedures as set forth in the First Class Township Code or, if the Board of Commissioners should so direct, may be sold in accordance with the following requirements:
(1) The Secretary shall post a description of the item or items to be sold in one or more conspicuous places in the Township Building. The notice shall generally describe the item or items for sale, invite the submission of bids on the same and set a date that bids will be reviewed, which shall not be less than twenty days after the date said notices are posted and indicate payment in full must be made within twenty days of the award.
(2) In addition to the positing as set forth in paragraph (b)(1) hereof, the Secretary may further advertise the sale, taking into account the nature and value of the surplus items, and the Secretary may provide direct notice to potential bidders.
(3) At the conclusion of the period for accepting bids, the Secretary shall open and review the bids and submit a listing of the bidders and the amounts bid to the Board of Commissioners for review. If the Board should determine that the highest bid is acceptable, an award of the same shall be made by motion and the Secretary shall notify the acceptable bidder. If the Board should determine that the highest bid is not sufficient, bids may continue to be received and opened by the Secretary and submitted to the Board of Commissioners from time to time until a bid is received which the Board deems acceptable.
(4) The purchase price must be paid by the successful bidder within twenty days of the date of acceptance of the bid.
(c) Sale of surplus personal property having an estimated value of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or more for an individual item or lots of items shall be sold through sealed bids in accordance with Section 1501-II of the First Class Township Code. If no bids are received, the following procedure shall be followed:
(1) A second advertisement for bids shall occur in accordance with the First Class Township Code. If no bids are received within fifteen days of the second advertisement, the Board of Commissioners, or its designee, may initiate negotiations for a private sale of the surplus personal property.
(2) If the Board of Commissioners should decide to sell the surplus personal property as a result of private negotiations, the Board shall, at a public meeting, announce the identity of the prospective purchaser or purchasers, the sale price and a summary of all other terms and conditions relating to the proposed sale.
(3) Not less than thirty days subsequent to the public announcement of the proposed sale as set forth in paragraph (c)(2) hereof, the Board of Commissioners may authorize the private sale in accordance with the terms as announced upon motion of the Board.
CHAPTER 222 – ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
There are no sections in Chapter 222. This chapter has been established to provide a place for cross references and any future legislation.