Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Brownsville Borough Ordinance 114 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1951

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Luzerne, Township of
Reduction
Fayette County
Part
PA
Part
Brownsville, Borough of (Fayette)
Expansion
Fayette County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Brownsville Borough Ordinance 114 shape ordinance 1.0819 point on the northern side of High Street, a corner of property formerly of Thomas B. Crawford, now Benjamin F. Crawford, and the Fayette County Housing Authority

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Fayette County, Pennsylvania Civil 9 Sep 1951 direct

Law

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
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Brownsville, Borough of (Fayette) Ordinance 114: Providing for the annexation of certain land in Luzerne Township, County of Fayette and State of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the Borough of Brownsville, upon petition signed by a majority in number of all the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Sep 10, 1951 Sep 10, 1951

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Luzerne Township School District (Fayette County), 1951-1952 (1 folder)