Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New City Municipality Saint Marys City Proposed 1984 Creation no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1984

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Saint Marys, Borough of (defunct)
Consolidation
Elk County
Part
PA
Part
Saint Marys, City of
Creation
Elk County
Part
PA
Part
Benzinger, Township of (defunct)
Consolidation
Elk County
Part
PA
Part
Saint Marys, City of
Creation
Elk County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Saint Marys, City of City, 3rd Class (Title 11)

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Common Pleas of Elk County, Pennsylvania - Civil Division General 440 1984 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 23, 1931 (Pa. Laws 932, No. 317), §§ 201–211 indirect
View Act of June 28, 1951 (Pa. Laws 662, No. 164), § 2 indirect
View Act of October 5, 1967 (Pa. Laws 327, No. 143), § 1 [205] indirect
View Proclamation of May 22, 1968 (Pa. Laws App'x 11, Ch. 6), § 1 [14] indirect
View Proclamation of May 22, 1968 (Pa. Laws App'x 11, Ch. 6), § 1 [8] indirect
View Act of April 28, 1978 (Pa. Laws 202, No. 53), § 2 [1st] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Resolution 19, 1984: [Petitioning the Board of Elections for referendum on November 6, 1984 for consolidation of Saint Marys Borough and Benzinger Township into city of the third class] Aug 6, 1984
Saint Marys, Borough of (defunct) Resolution 156, 1984: [Borough to reapply for grant from Department of Community Affairs for consolidation study] Sep 17, 1984 Sep 17, 1984
Elk, County of Election Nov 6, 1984 Rejected

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Boundary Change Referenda Initiated Under Constitutional Procedure (in Boundary Change Notifications & Certifications expanding folder, no subfolder) 4
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Merger, Consolidation, Boundary Change and Incorporation Actions by County Governor's Center for Local Government Services Mar 2014
View St. Marys Daily Press Chamber Has Filed Petition Asking The Court To Intervene 1 Oct 1, 1984
View St. Marys Daily Press Equity Suit Filed Against Elk County Board Of Elections 1 Sep 11, 1984
View St. Marys Daily Press Judge Greiner's Decision On Consolidation On Nov. Ballot 1–14 Oct 20, 1984
View St. Marys Daily Press Opinion On Consolidation Given By Solicitor Daghir At Board Of Elections Meeting 1 Sep 10, 1984