Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Mayor-Council Form Unknown New Castle City 1968 Optional Charter yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1964–1968 Jan 1, 1968 Municipal Election after Adoption Election - 1st Monday in January thereafter

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
New Castle, City of
Whole
Lawrence County
Part
PA
Part
New Castle, City of
Whole
Lawrence County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
New Castle, City of City, 3rd Class (Optional Charter, Mayor-Council A)

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
View Act of September 23, 1959 (Pa. Laws 938, No. 383), § 1 indirect
View Act of April 28, 1961 (Pa. Laws 141, No. 66), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of August 14, 1963 (Pa. Laws 1104, No. 470), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of October 9, 1967 (Pa. Laws 412, No. 182), § 1 reference

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Corporation Book v. 3-1-66.09, p. 1068 Sec'y.St. 6609:1068–1086 Mar 15, 1966 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Lawrence, County of Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of New Castle] Nov 3, 1964
New Castle, City of Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for the City of New Castle] Jul 1, 1965 Jan 1, 1968
Lawrence, County of Election: "SHALL THE MAYOR-COUNCIL PLAN A OF THE OPTIONAL THIRD CLASS CITY CHARTER LAW, PROVIDING FOR FIVE COUNCILMEN TO BE ELECTED AT LARGE, BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE?" Nov 2, 1965

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View New Castle News City charter vote Nov. 2 is definite 1–2 Sep 28, 1965
View New Castle News ELECTION PROCLAMATION 26 Oct 11, 1965
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Opt. Pl. F. NEW CASTLE