Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Reading City Ordinance 83-1934 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1934–1935 Dec 24, 1934 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 83-1934 shape ordinance (municipal journal) building line intersection of Greenway Terrace and Adams Street

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 9565 1934 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 9878 1935 reference*

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 116, 1934: [Communication from Property Owners, Cumru Township, Berks County. Requesting that the City of Reading Annex a Certain Part of Cumru Township to the City by Legislation.] Nov 20, 1934 p. 145–153
Reading, City of Journal, 1934 Nov 21, 1934 p. 351
Reading, City of Journal, 1934 Nov 24, 1934 p. 358–359
Reading, City of Appendix Journal, 1934: [Bill No. 83] Nov 24, 1934 p. 398–399
Reading, City of Ordinance 83, 1934: Annexing to the City of Reading a part of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said City and herein described Nov 24, 1934

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. Weber, E. C. (Engineer) Jul 2, 1935 Received Jul 3, 1935