Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Boundary Realignment Court Adams Township-Richland Township 2017 Boundary Ascertainment yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
2013–2017 Mar 30, 2017 Final Decree - Date Granted

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Richland, Township of (Cambria)
Ascertainment
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part
Adams, Township of (Cambria)
Ascertainment
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part
Adams, Township of (Cambria)
Ascertainment
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part
Richland, Township of (Cambria)
Ascertainment
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Adams Township-Richland Township 2017 Boundary Ascertainment line decree point on the line of the southeasterly boundary of Conemaugh Township

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania Commonwealth 2023 2014 direct
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Western District Allocatur 24 2016 direct
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Western District Appeal 12 2016 direct
View Court of Common Pleas of Cambria County, Pennsylvania - Civil Division Civil 1223 2013 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 1, 1933 (Pa. Laws 103, No. 69), §§ 302–307 indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1481, No. 567), §§ 3 [302]–3 [307] indirect
View Act of May 20, 1949 (Pa. Laws 1562, No. 474), § 1 indirect
View Act of November 9, 1995 (Pa. Laws 350, No. 60), §§ 1 [302]–1 [306] indirect

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. 1872 map could affect Richland-Adams border dispute Jan 28, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Adams asks court to toss ruling in border dispute Griffith, Randy Sep 16, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Adams Twp. to challenge panel’s borderline call Griffith, Randy Jun 23, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Border battle lingers: Adams Twp. wants court to become involved Mellott, Kathy Jul 30, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Border dispute settled: Adams, Richland twps. boundary unchanged Mellott, Kathy Jun 18, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Border hearing takes a look back in history Apr 4, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Off-line: Adams Township appeals boundary dispute ruling Griffith, Randy Nov 18, 2014
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Officials back shifting twp. border Griffith, Randy Dec 21, 2008
View Johnstown Trib. Dem. Richland, Adams divided over line Mellott, Kathy Jun 5, 2013