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ORDINANCE NO.

1312
FOR THE YEAR 2015
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN,
PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY
REPEALING CHAPTER 247 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES IN ITS
ENTIRETY AND ABOLISHING THE SHADE TREE COMMISSION OF
THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN
WHEREAS, Chapter 247 of the Borough of Middletown Code of Ordinances established the
Shade Tree Commission of the Borough of Middletown,; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 247 of the Borough of Middletown Code of Ordinances further established
the composition, rules of procedure, powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Shade Tree
Commission; and
WHEREAS, the Shade Tree Commission has been defunct; and
WHEREAS, the Council of the Borough of Middletown desires to repeal Chapter 247 of the
Borough Code of Ordinances in its entirety, thus abolishing the Shade Tree Commission of the
Borough of Middletown.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Council of the Borough of
Middletown as follows:
Section 1. Chapter 247 of the Borough of Middletown Code of Ordinances is hereby repealed
in its entirety.

Section 2. The Shade Tree Commission, established by Chapter 247 of the Borough of
Middletown Code of Ordinances, is hereby abolished.
Section 3. Severability. The provisions of this ordinance are severable, and if any clause,
sentence, subsection, section, article or part thereof shall be adjudged by any court of
competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or unconstitutional, such judgment or decision
shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof but shall be confined in its
operation and application to the clause, sentence, subsection, section, article or part thereof
rendered. It is hereby declared to be the intent of the Borough Council that this ordinance
would have been adopted if such illegal, invalid or unconstitutional clause, sentence,
subsection, section, article or part thereof had not been included therein.
Section 4. Effective Date. This ordinance shall become effective immediately after
enactment by Borough Council and approval of the Mayor of the Borough as set forth below.
ORDAINED AND ENACTED into law by the Borough of Middletown on this ____ day of
_______________, 2015.
ADOPTED this ______ day of ____________, 2015

BOROUGH COUNCIL
OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN
ATTEST:

By ___________________________
President

______________________________
Secretary
AND NOW this _____ day of ____________, 2015, the foregoing ordinance is hereby
approved.
____________________________
Mayor
I hereby certify that this is a true and exact copy of Ordinance No. 1312 adopted by the
Middletown Borough Council on the _____ day of ____________, 2015. I also certify that this
Ordinance was duly advertised in the _______________________, 2015 edition of
________________, a newspaper of general circulation.
__________________________________
Borough Secretary