CHAPTER 2-100. CITY-COUNTY CONSOLIDATION
§2-101. Declaration of Purpose.
(1) The purpose of this section is to further carry out the intent and
purpose of Article XV, Section 1, of the Constitution of Pennsylvania known as
the "Home Rule Amendment," Article XIV, Section 8, of the Constitution of
Pennsylvania known as the "City-County Consolidation Amendment," and the First
Class City Home Rule Act of April 21, 1949, P.L. 665, by abolishing or providing
for the appointment of certain elective officers, by abolishing certain offices,
boards and commissions and by integrating and merging within the framework of
the government of the City certain functions heretofore performed by certain
officers, offices, boards, and commissions, so that hereafter all of such
functions may be carried out by officers, offices, departments, boards, or
commissions of the City under the provisions of the Charter.