Event Detail

Summary

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

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947–1955 Feb 7, 1955 Ordinance - Date Enacted (2nd Municipality)

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
New Freedom, Borough of
Reduction
York County
Part
PA
Part
Railroad, Borough of
Expansion
York County
Part
PA
Part
Shrewsbury, Township of (York)
Reference
York County
Reference
PA
Reference
Railroad, Borough of
Reference
York County
Reference
PA
Reference

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Railroad Borough 1947 Ordinance: After whole after ordinance (filed with Court) stone
View Railroad Borough 1947 Ordinance: Before whole before ordinance (filed with Court) stone
View Railroad Borough 1947 Ordinance: Tract shape ordinance (filed with Court) stone on the west side of a street or public road leading to Fissel's Church, said stone being a monument in the lines of the Borough of Railroad

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of York County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Mar 1950 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 507–509 indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), § 8 indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 7 [507]–7 [508] indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Railroad, Borough of Ordinance: To annex territory to the Borough of Rail Road, York County, Pennsylvania, which lies in the Township of Shrewsbury, York County, Pennsylvania Nov 12, 1947 Nov 12, 1947
New Freedom, Borough of Minute: "COUNCIL WAS NOTIFIED BY SOLICITOR THAT RAILROAD BOROUGH HAD ANNEXED PART OF NEW FREEDOM BOROUGH IN 1950. SOLICITOR TO CONTACT ATTY LEADER, SOLICITOR WHO MADE ANNEXATION FOR RAILROAD BOROUGH, AND TRY TO UNTANGLE PROBLEM." 1954 p. 90
New Freedom, Borough of Minute: "SECRETARY WAS INSTRUCTED TO WRITE RAILROAD BORO STATING THAT THEY HAD ANNEXED LAND THAT IS IN NEW FREEDOM BORO. COUNCIL IS WILLING TO GIVE SAID LAND TO RAILROAD BORO PROVIDING RAILROAD SURVEY AND PLACE PERMANENT MARKERS. ATTORNEYS WORKING ON LEGAL PROCEEDINGS TO MAKE THE LAND TRANSFER." Jun 28, 1954 p. 92
New Freedom, Borough of Minute: "THOMAS A MONK GAVE A DETAILED DISCOURSE ON BORO MAP INCLUDING FINDINGS AND DEVELOPMENTS ON RAILROAD BOROUGH'S ILLEGAL ADOPTION OF LAND IN NEW FREEDOM BOROUGH." Jun 28, 1954 p. 92
Railroad, Borough of Minute: "Motion by John Kirchner, seconded by Franklin McCleary That B. F. Adams and Thomas Klinefelter contact Leader concerning the surveyor's report to New Freedom Borough." Jul 13, 1954 p. 99
Railroad, Borough of Minute: "Reading of special request letter by New Freedom Borough requesting a boundary marker in Railroad and New Freedom Boro. Discussion on placing markers, types of markers - etc, Motion by John Kirchner, seconded by Walter Walker that New Freedom Borough have all of Caskey's ground [?] and surveyed that it be all in Railroad Boro. also that they place the stakes at the Boundary where they are to be and then the Borough will put up sufficient Boundary markers. (These Revisions should all be made in order to avoid future disorders.) Agreed that the Borough will place cement markers at the appropriate places." Jul 26, 1954 p. 100
New Freedom, Borough of Minute: "SOLICITOR FOSTER GAVE A DISCUSSION ON RAILROAD BORO LAND TRANSACTION STATING THAT IN ORDER TO OBTAIN LAND IN QUESTION FROM NEW FREEDOM BORO, RAILROAD BORO MUST PAY ALL EXPENSES INVOLVED IN SURVEYING AND MARKING NEW BOUNDARY LINES." Oct 4, 1954 p. 99
Railroad, Borough of Minute: "Discussion by Mr. Monk regarding recent survey work relating to property belonging in New Freedom Borough. Estimated cost to draw up a Boro. map $1600 - 1800." Nov 9, 1954 p. 107
New Freedom, Borough of Minute: "ON A MOTION BY P.N. STRASBAUGH SECOND BY J.C. NORRIS AN ORDINANCE WAS ADOPTED TO CHANGE THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN THE BOROUGH OF NEW FREEDOM AND THE BOROUGH OF RAILROAD" Feb 7, 1955 p. 109
New Freedom, Borough of Ordinance: [To change the dividing line between the Borough of New Freedom and the Borough of Railroad] Feb 7, 1955

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Remphrey, W. F. (Secretary) Sep 28, 1959
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 55 40-32