Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality West Leesport Borough Ordinance 152 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1950–1953 Aug 4, 1950 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Ontelaunee, Township of
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct)
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Bern, Township of (Berks)
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct)
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Centre, Township of (Berks)
Reduction
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct)
Expansion
Berks County
Part
PA
Part

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Leesport, Borough of Berks County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Leesport Borough Ordinance 152 shape ordinance 281.36 point, said point being the southeasterly-most corporate corner of the Borough of West Leesport, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Superior Court of Pennsylvania - Eastern District Appeal 129 Oct 1952 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Berks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1161 1950 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct) Ordinance 152: Annexing to the Borough of West Leesport a section of Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, eastward of and adjacent to said Borough, known as the Village of Leesport, and being herein more particularly described Jun 12, 1950 Jun 12, 1950 p. 3–4

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Bernheiser, John A. (Secretary) Jun 24, 1958
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Spotts, Walter E. (Engineer) Feb 8, 1960
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 6 40-31
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Ontelaunee Township School District (Berks County), 1952-1953 (1 folder)