Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Wyomissing, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 2, 1906 Jul 11, 1906 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 96 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201186880 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4286880 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214937 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191847 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1186666 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062223 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumru, Township of Reduction Jul 11, 1906
View Creation Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jul 11, 1906
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Feb 5, 1923
View Expansion Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Feb 5, 1923
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Jun 19, 1928
View Expansion Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jun 19, 1928
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Sep 16, 1931
View Expansion Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 31, 1949
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion May 13, 1953
View Expansion Wyomissing Hills, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 7, 2002

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 11, 1906

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cumru Township 1737 Creation yes+ 1737
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Spring Township 1850 Creation yes* Nov 4, 1850
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Borough Wyomissing Hills Borough 1927 Creation yes Jul 19, 1927
View Annexation Wyomissing Hills Borough Ordinance 58 yes Jul 5, 1946
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 175: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a section of land, lying adjacent to the Borough of Wyomissing, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and the admission of the said section of land to the Borough of Wyomissing, which said section of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Wyomissing, and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Wyomissing, as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of the said Borough of Wyomissing, and placing the same upon the topographical survey of the said Borough of Wyomissing Dec 14, 1922 Dec 14, 1922
View Ordinance 250: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a section of land lying adjacent to the present western side of the Borough of Wyomissing, being a portion of Cumru and Spring Townships, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and the admission of the said section of land to the Borough of Wyomissing, which said section of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Wyomissing and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Wyomissing as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of the said Borough of Wyomissing, and placing the same upon the topographical survey of the Borough of Wyomissing May 14, 1928 May 14, 1928
View Ordinance 302: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a section of land lying adjacent to the present southwestern side of the Borough of Wyomissing, being a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and the admission of the said section of land to the Borough of Wyomissing, which said section of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Wyomissing and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Wyomissing as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of the said Borough of Wyomissing, and placing the same upon the topographical survey of the Borough of Wyomissing Aug 13, 1931
View Ordinance 439: Annexing to the Borough of Wyomissing a section of Spring Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and immediately north of said Borough, and herein described Jan 11, 1949 Jan 11, 1949
View Resolution 4/14/1953-A: RESOLVED that the detachment of 12A 9.6 P. of land in the southwest corner of the borough and its annexation to the Borough of Shillington, proposed by the petition of Lynoak Development Co., the owner, to the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County filed April 6 to No. 2004 Miscellaneous Docket 1953, be and the same is hereby approved Apr 14, 1953 Apr 14, 1953
View Ordinance 1217: Approving a joint agreement to merge the Borough of Wyomissing Hills, Berks County, Pennsylvania, into the Borough of Wyomissing, Berks County, Pennsylvania; providing for the matter to be decided by referendum by placing the question on the official ballot or voting machine ballot label at the municipal election to be held November 6, 2001; providing that with the exception of the composition of the merged Borough Council, the merged Borough of Wyomissing will continue to operate under the Borough Code and be governed by a mayor and, for a time a nine, and then a seven-member council elected at large; that the first Borough Council for the merged Borough of Wyomissing be composed of (i) the three current members of the Wyomissing Borough Council elected to serve through January of 2004, (ii) the four individuals elected to serve on the Borough Council for the Borough of Wyomissing at the election to be held on November 6, 2001, one of whose terms shall expire and cease to exist on the first Monday of January of 2004, (iii) the individual who receives the most votes for Borough Council for the Borough of Wyomissing hills at the election to be held November 6, 2001 and if this individual is unwilling to serve on the merged Borough Council, the next highest vote getter willing to serve shall be seated in his or her place to serve a four (4) year term on the merged Borough Council through the first Monday of January of 2006, and (iv) an individual currently serving through January of 2004 on the Wyomissing Hills Borough Council selected by a majority of the Wyomissing Hills Borough Council, whose term shall expire and cease to exist on the first Monday of January of 2004; that the individual elected to serve on the Borough Council for the Borough of Wyomissing whose term shall expire and cease to exist be determined by casting of lots; that beginning the first Monday in January of 2004, the number of members of council in the Borough of Wyomissing be reduced to seven members to be elected at large in the normal sequence beginning with the municipal election to be held in November of 2003; and further providing for implementation of said merger May 22, 2001

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Oct 20, 2015
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wyomissing Borough 17500449 240 259
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wyomissing 5836876 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Wyomissing 34427663 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Wyomissing Borough Proposed 1904 Creation no 1904–1905
View Boundary Realignment West Reading Borough-Wyomissing Borough Proposed 1919 Boundary Realignment (Annexation?) no 1919–1920
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993