Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Resolution 9951 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Nov 10, 1947 Final Decree - Date Granted

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 Resolution 9951: 9951 shape resolution 4.34 point on the present city line as described in Ordinance No. 2637, said point being 218.02 feet southwest of concrete monument No. 105 and being the intersection of the present city line with the southern line of Claremont Street extended, a 60 foot wide street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Jul 1947 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 23, 1931 (Pa. Laws 932, No. 317), §§ 515–518 indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [4th] [515]–10 [4th] [518] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Resolution 9951: [Petition for annexation of 4.340 acres by Winifred R. Ritter is approved; Mayor directed to execute a petition to the Court praying for annexation] Jul 9, 1947 p. 527
Allentown, City of Resolution 10046: [Mayor and City Clerk authorized to execute a petition to the Court praying for the addition of territory recently annexed in Salisbury Township to the 19th Ward] Nov 26, 1947 p. 549

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Weebly, E. W. (Engineer) Aug 20, 1951
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 30 38-22
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. ANNEXATION 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)