Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Houston Borough Ordinance 191 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1943 Sep 15, 1943 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Houston Borough Ordinance 191 shape ordinance (newspaper) iron pin, which said pin is located on property of Mrs. J. A. McKnight at a point where the line of the Borough of Houston joins the line of Chartiers Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, and said point being at or about the edge of the right of way of a county road commonly known as the McConnells Mill Road

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Washington County, Pennsylvania Sessions 175 May 1943 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Houston, Borough of Ordinance 191: Annexing territory adjacent to the Borough, situate in Chartiers Township to the Borough of Houston, Washington County, Pennsylvania, upon the petition of a majority of the free-holders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jul 6, 1943 Jul 10, 1943

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Canonsburg Daily Notes Ordinance No. 191 2 Jul 12, 1943