Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Bechtelsville Borough Ordinance 51 and 52 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1957 Nov 5, 1957 Final Decree - Immediately after Election after Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Washington, Township of (Berks)
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Bechtelsville, Borough of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Bechtelsville Borough Ordinance 51 and 52: 51 shape ordinance 1.488 corner marked by a marble monument in the original eastern boundary line of the Borough of Bechtelsville, said corner being North twenty-seven degrees, fourteen minutes East (N. 27 deg., 14 min. E.), a distance of one thousand seven hundred eight feet, five and three-eighth inches (1,708', 5 & 3/8") from the original southeastern corner of the Borough of Bechtelsville
View Bechtelsville Borough Ordinance 51 and 52: 52 shape ordinance 105.263 corner marked by a marble monument in the original division line between the Township of Washington and the Township of Colebrookdale, said corner being south seven degrees thirty minutes east (S. 7° 30' E.) a distance of five hundred twenty feet seven eighth inch (520' 0-7/8") from the original southwestern corner of the Borough of Bechtelsville

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 3456 1957 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 3822 1957 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Bechtelsville, Borough of Ordinance 51: Annexing to the Borough of Bechtelsville, a section of Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and eastwardly from the aforesaid Borough and herein described annexation no. 3 Mar 11, 1957 Mar 11, 1957
Bechtelsville, Borough of Ordinance 52: Annexing to the Borough of Bechtelsville, a section of Washington Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and westwardly from the aforesaid Borough and herein described, annexation no. 4 Mar 11, 1957 Mar 11, 1957

Source

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) Washington Township School District (Berks County), 1953-1959 (1 folder)