Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Home Rule Municipality Greenville Town 2020 Home Rule yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
2018–2020 Jan 1, 2020 Home Rule Charter - Listed Effective Date

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct)
Old Name
Mercer County
Part
PA
Part
Greenville, Town of (Mercer)
New Name
Mercer County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Greenville, Town of (Mercer) Borough (Home Rule Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2911]–1 [2930] indirect
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2951]–1 [2952] indirect
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2965]–1 [2966] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2921] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2951] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2965] indirect
View Act of November 30, 2004 (Pa. Laws 1618, No. 207), § 20 [2915] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Ordinance 1578: Requesting that the Mercer County Board of Elections submit to the voters the question of whether or not a commission should be elected to study the advisability of the adoption as a form of government a home rule charter Jan 8, 2018 Jan 8, 2018
Mercer, County of Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the Borough of Greenville] May 15, 2018
Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Town of Greenville"] Aug 22, 2019 Jan 1, 2020
Mercer, Borough of Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated August 22, 2019 of the government study commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Borough of Greenville?" Nov 5, 2019