§ 16-501.  Legislative Findings.
   (1)   The Urban Redevelopment Law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides special powers to local governments and their Redevelopment Authorities to acquire blighted properties.
   (2)   Such powers on the part of any Redevelopment Authority are conditioned upon the creation or existence of a blighted property review committee by ordinance of the governing body of the municipality. By law, the committee must include at least one member of the governing body, a representative of the Redevelopment Authority, a representative of the appropriate planning commission, and a representative to be designated by the chief executive officer or officers from the executive branch of the government of the municipality.
   (3)   The Blight Reduction Committee created by this Chapter shall serve as the blighted property review committee required by Section 12.1 of the Urban Redevelopment Law.