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7 Pa. Code § 138e.13. County board; membership; occupations.

§ 138e.13. County board; membership; occupations.

 (a)  The county governing body shall submit to the State Board a list of the members of the county board which shall contain the following information concerning the composition of the county board:

   (1)  The name of each member.

   (2)  The address of each member.

   (3)  The occupation of each member.

   (4)  The length of the term of each member.

   (5)  The name of the chairperson.

 (b)  A county board shall be comprised of five, seven or nine members. Annually, the chairperson of the county governing body shall designate one member of the county board to act as chairperson of the county board. Members of the county board shall be appointed by the county governing body as follows:

   (1)  One less than the majority shall be active resident farmers of the county and shall serve initial terms of 3 years.

   (2)  One member shall be a current member of the governing body of a township or borough located within the county and shall serve an initial 2-year term.

   (3)  One member shall be a commercial, industrial or residential building contractor and shall serve an initial 1-year term.

   (4)  The remaining members shall be selected at the discretion of the county governing body and shall serve initial terms of 1 year.

 (c)  Upon expiration of the initial terms in subsection (b), the term of members shall be 3 years.

 (d)  Members of a county board shall comply with the act of October 4, 1978 (P. L. 883. No. 170) (65 P. S. § §  401—413), known as the Public Official and Employee Ethics Law.


   The provisions of this §  138e.13 amended December 26, 1997, effective December 27, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 6782. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (202904).

Cross References

   This section cited in 7 Pa. Code §  138e.11 (relating to general requirements); 7 Pa. Code §  138e.42 (relating to review, certification and approval of a county program); and 7 Pa. Code §  138e.62 (relating to evaluation of application).

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