Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Council-Manager Form Unknown Reading City Proposed 1961 Optional Charter no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1961–1962

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Reading, City of
Whole
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Whole
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Reading, City of City, 3rd Class (Optional Charter, Council-Manager)

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Eastern District Appeal 158 Jan 1963 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 5345 1961 direct

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
View Act of September 23, 1959 (Pa. Laws 938, No. 383), § 1 indirect
View Act of April 28, 1961 (Pa. Laws 141, No. 66), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Corporation Book v. 3-1-63.06, p. 1108 Sec'y.St. 6306:1108 Mar 14, 1963 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Berks, County of Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Reading] Nov 7, 1961
Reading, City of Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for the City of Reading] Jul 17, 1962 Vetoed
Berks, County of Election: "SHALL THE COUNCIL-MANAGER PLAN OF THE OPTIONAL THIRD CLASS CITY CHARTER LAW, PROVIDING FOR SEVEN (7) COUNCILMEN TO BE ELECTED AT LARGE, BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF READING" Sep 25, 1962 Rejected

Source

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