Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Reading City Ordinance 74-1935 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1935–1936 Feb 2, 1936 Ordinance - 30 Days after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Cumru, 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 74-1935 shape ordinance (municipal journal) point, the corner in the present city boundary line located in the western building line of St. Bernardine Street nine hundred and sixty feet (960'0") from the southern building line of Greenway Terrace

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 10027 1936 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 23, 1931 (Pa. Laws 932, No. 317), §§ 501–505 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Berks County Plat Book v. 2, p. 30 Nov 7, 1907 reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Reading, City of Appendix Journal 139, 1935: [PETITION Requesting the annexation to the City of Reading of a part of Cumru Township] 1935 p. 125–127
Reading, City of Journal, 1935 Dec 26, 1935 p. 228
Reading, City of Journal, 1935 Dec 31, 1935 p. 236–237
Reading, City of Appendix Journal, 1935: [Bill No. 74] Dec 31, 1935 p. 240–241
Reading, City of Ordinance 74, 1935: Annexing to the City of Reading a part of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said city and herein described Dec 31, 1935

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940 Cns. Rep. Footnote 6 914
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Jul 3, 1936 Received Jul 6, 1936