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Legal Notices Under HB 633

access_time Posted on: August 16th, 2011

Article by: Sharon E. Myers The tides of legal notices in municipalities are changing.  The waning effectiveness of newspaper and bulletin notices is giving way to a tsunami of pressure to change to internet-based notices.  Most recently, the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) testified before the House Local Government Committee considering House Bill 633 – a piece of legislation that would provide for legal notices on government internet websites – addressing the need to move toward the internet for municipal notices. If HB 633 is passed in the Senate and signed into law by Governor Corbett, municipalities would be… read more »

Zoning Hearing Board Membership

access_time Posted on: May 22nd, 2008

Article by: Sharon E. Myers The Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code requires that each municipality that adopts a zoning ordinance must establish a board that is made up of three to five members. These members are appointed by a resolution adopted by the local municipality. One to three alternate board members may also be appointed to serve in the event that the zoning hearing board does not have a quorum due to absences or disqualifications. The zoning hearing board is represented by a solicitor. The Municipalities Planning Code requires that the zoning hearing board solicitor be an attorney other than the… read more »