Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Council-Manager Form Unknown Johnstown City Proposed 1957 Optional Charter no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1957–1958

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Johnstown, City of
Whole
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part
Johnstown, City of
Whole
Cambria County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Johnstown, City of City, 3rd Class (Optional Charter, Council-Manager)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 15, 1957 (Pa. Laws 901, No. 399), § 620 indirect
View Act of July 15, 1957 (Pa. Laws 901, No. 399), §§ 201–216 indirect
View Act of July 15, 1957 (Pa. Laws 901, No. 399), §§ 217–218 indirect
View Act of July 15, 1957 (Pa. Laws 901, No. 399), §§ 241–242 indirect
View Act of July 15, 1957 (Pa. Laws 901, No. 399), §§ 301–302 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Johnstown, City of Ordinance 3241 Sep 5, 1957
Cambria, County of Charter Commission Election: "Shall a Charter Commission of nine members be elected to study the charter and form of government of the City of Johnstown and to consider a new charter and to make recommendations thereon?" Nov 5, 1957
Johnstown, City of Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for the City of Johnstown] Jul 25, 1958 Vetoed
Cambria, County of Election: "Shall the Council-Manager Plan of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, providing for seven councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Johnstown?" Nov 4, 1958 Rejected

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Opt. Pl. F. JOHNSTOWN