Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance 9037 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1959 Dec 7, 1959 Ordinance - 30 Days after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown City Ordinance 9037 shape ordinance 263.41 concrete monument located near the westerly bank of Little Lehigh Creek, said concrete monument being the northeasterly corner of property, now or late, of Samuel C. and Mary H. Bond, and a corner of Little Lehigh Park, and being further located twenty-four and sixty-six one hundredths (24.66) feet from the southerly rail of the Barber Branch of the Lehigh Valley Railroad, this distance measured at right angles to the southerly rail

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Nov 1959 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 23, 1931 (Pa. Laws 932, No. 317), §§ 501–505 indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [4th] [501]–10 [4th] [505] indirect
View Act of June 28, 1951 (Pa. Laws 662, No. 164), §§ 5 [501]–5 [505] indirect
View Act of April 1, 1959 (Pa. Laws 16, No. 12), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of July 10, 1959 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 138), § 1 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 9037: Annexing a certain part of Salisbury Township, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, upon the filing of the petition of a majority in number and interest of the property owners therein Nov 4, 1959 p. 525–532
Allentown, City of Resolution 17339 Feb 2, 1960 p. 66

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Jacoby, William A. (Associate Engineer) Dec 2, 1959
View 1960 Cns. Rep. Footnote 35 40-32
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexation by Cities, Boroughs, and First Class Townships, 1956 - 1957 (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 1
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 1
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Lehigh County
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Salisbury Township School District (Lehigh County), 1947-1960 (1 folder)