Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Reading City Ordinance 30-1967 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1967

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Lower Alsace, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Cumru, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Muhlenberg, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Cumru, Exhibit B shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) point or corner the intersection of the easterly building or lot line of Morgantown Road, with the southerly Right-of-way of the READING BELT RAILROAD which also is the present City Line boundary, between Cumru Township and the City of Reading
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Cumru, Exhibit D shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) 105.488375 point, said point being the intersection of the western [pro]perty line of Morgantown Road, and the Southwestern right of way line [of] the Reading Belt Line Railroad
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Cumru, Exhibit F shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) point on the eastern side or bank of Mifflin's Arm the [South]west corner of this tract
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Cumru, Exhibit H shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) 49.1535 point on the eastern side of Mifflin's Arm, the Northwest corner of this tract
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Lower Alsace, Exhibit L shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) 1.9155 stone corner in Spuhler Road and City of Reading Boundary Line, said stone corner being 509' northwest from the intersection of Spuhler Road and the center line of Hill Road
View Reading City Ordinance 30-1967: From Muhlenberg, Exhibit J shape ordinance exhibit (DCED) 2.52548 point, the intersection of the center line of Hoffer Avenue with the present City Line, said point being 130.79' north from the Northern building or lot line of Delta Avenue

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 7849 1967 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 27, 1957 (Pa. Laws 210, No. 104), § 1 indirect
View Act of September 23, 1959 (Pa. Laws 940, No. 384), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of August 6, 1963 (Pa. Laws 511, No. 268), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Berks County Deed Book v. 780, p. 474 Oct 7, 1936 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Reading, City of Ordinance 30, 1967: Providing for the annexation of property owned by the City of Reading on January 1, 1963 and contiguous to the boundaries thereof, parcels of which lie within the Townships of Cumru, Muhlenberg and Lower Alsace, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of May 27, 1957, P.L. 210, § 1, as amended by the Act of September 23, 1959, P.L. 940, § 1, and the Act of August 6, 1963, P.L. 511, No. 268, § 1; directing the Clerk of the City of Reading to certify a copy thereof to the Department of Internal Affairs of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and providing for the filing of a plan of the territory annexed on behalf of the City Council by the City Clerk in the Office of the County Commissioners of Berks County and with the Clerk of Quarter Sessions of Berks County Oct 18, 1967

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970 Cns. Rep. Footnote 6 40-43
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 5
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Berks County