Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Highspire Borough 1947 Ordinance yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Nov 5, 1947 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Lower Swatara, Township of
Reduction
Dauphin County
Part
PA
Part
Highspire, Borough of
Expansion
Dauphin County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Highspire Borough 1947 Ordinance: Tract 1 shape ordinance (filed with Court) point in the intersection of Walnut and Paxton Streets, as shown on the Plan of the Henry J. Rupp Estate, which point is designated as a corner on said Plan in the dividing line between the Borough of Highspire and the Township of Lower Swatara
View Highspire Borough 1947 Ordinance: Tract 2 shape ordinance (filed with Court) point in the intersection of Bessemer Avenue and Iron Alley, which ponit is in a corner of the dividing line between the Borough of Highspire and the Township of Lower Swatara as designated on the Henry J. Rupp Estate Plan

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Sessions 209 Sep 1947 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Highspire, Borough of Ordinance: Declaring and decreeing the annexation of two sections of Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania to the Borough of Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Sep 3, 1946 Sep 10, 1946

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 18 38-20