Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Council-Manager Form Unknown New Castle City Proposed 1958 Optional Charter no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1958–1959

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, 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
Lawrence, County of Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of New Castle] Nov 4, 1958
New Castle, City of Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for the City of New Castle] Jun 1959 Vetoed
New Castle, City of Charter Commission Minority Report: [Recommending the retention of the current government form for the City of New Castle] Jun 26, 1959 Vetoed
Lawrence, County of Election: "SHALL THE COUNCIL-MANAGER PLAN OF THE OPTIONAL THIRD CLASS CITY LAW, PROVIDING FOR FIVE (5) COUNCILMEN TO BE ELECTED AT LARGE, BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF NEW CASTLE" Nov 3, 1959 Rejected

Source

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