Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Home Rule Election Board Williamsport City Proposed 2017 Home Rule no

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
2017–2018

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Williamsport, City of
Whole
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part
Williamsport, City of
Whole
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Williamsport, City of City, 3rd Class (Home Rule Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2911]–1 [2930] indirect
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2951]–1 [2952] indirect
View Act of December 19, 1996 (Pa. Laws 1158, No. 177), §§ 1 [2965]–1 [2966] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2921] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2951] indirect
View Act of May 5, 1998 (Pa. Laws 301, No. 50), § 1 [2965] indirect
View Act of November 30, 2004 (Pa. Laws 1618, No. 207), § 20 [2915] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Lycoming, County of Charter Commission Election: "Shall a government study commission of seven members be elected to study the existing form of government of the municipality, to consider the advisability of the adoption of a home rule charter and, if advisable, to draft and to recommend a home rule charter?" Nov 7, 2017
Williamsport, City of Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an home rule charter for the City of Williamsport] Sep 4, 2018 Vetoed
Lycoming, County of Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter, contained in the report dated September 4, 2018, of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the City of Williamsport?" Nov 6, 2018 Rejected