Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Bechtelsville Borough Ordinance 39 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1950–1957 Dec 29, 1952 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon Board of Elections


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Colebrookdale, Township of
Berks County
Bechtelsville, Borough of
Berks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bechtelsville Borough Ordinance 39 shape ordinance 2.7708125 corner in the present division line between the Township of Washington and the Township of Colebrookdale, where it intersects the western Right of Way line of the Reading Company--Colebrookdale Railroad (60 ft. wide), said corner being the northeastern corner of the herein described section


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1932 1952 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Bechtelsville, Borough of Ordinance 39: Annexing to the Borough of Bechtelsville, a section of Colebrookdale Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and southwardly from the aforesaid Borough and herein described Jun 5, 1950 Jun 5, 1950


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Stimmel, Robert (Secretary) May 31, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-31
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Bechtelsville Borough School District, Colebrook Township (Berks County), 1953 (1 folder)