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Resolution

 1989-1

Referendum for Small

Games of Chance

Licenses in Town


Resolution Requesting the Westmoreland County Board of Elections to Place a Referendum on the May 16, 1989 Municipal Primary Ballot for the Voters of the Borough of Bolivar.

To Consider the Issuance of Licenses to Conduct Small Games of Chance in the Borough of Bolivar

Whereas, the Local Option Small Games of Chance Act, Act 156 of 1988, was signed by the Governor on December 19, 1988, and

Whereas, the Act provides for licensing of qualifying clubs and charitable organizations to conduct small games, including punchboards, lotteries, raffles, and pulltabs, and

Whereas, the Act applies only to clubs located within municipalities which have approved issuing licenses pursuant to a referendum conducted under the Act, and

Whereas, in order for the voters of the Borough of Bolivar to consider this issue it is necessary that the Borough Council of Bolivar petition, by resolution, the Westmoreland County Board of elections to place on the ballot for the May 16, 1989 Municipal Primary the referendum authorized by the Act, and

Whereas, the Borough Council of Bolivar desires to have the referendum placed on the ballot for the May 16, 1989 Municipal Primary.

Now, Therefore, be it Resolved, and it is hereby resolved by the Borough Council of Bolivar, as follows:

1. That pursuant to the provisions of the Local Option Small Games of Change Act, the Westmoreland County Board of elections is hereby requested to place on the ballot for the May 16, 1989 Municipal Primary for consideration by the voters of the Borough of Bolivar the following referendum.

"Do you favor the issuance of licenses to conduct small games of chance in the Borough of Bolivar?"

2. That a copy of this resolution be filed with the Bureau of Registration and Elections on or before March 7, 1989 by 4:30 PM

Adopted this 6th day of March 1989.

John E. Neidl, JR

Council President

Attest:

Florance Bella George Bella

Secretary Mayor

Original on file in vault ‚Äč