Borough of Middletown, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Middletown 1-11-1971 by Ord. No. 579, approved 1-11-1971. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 88-1
Wards established; boundaries. 

§ 88-2
Election of Councilor. 

§ 88-1 Wards established; boundaries.

The wards of the Borough of Middletown hereinafter described by metes and bounds shall be the new wards in the Borough of Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, being bounded and described as follows:

A. 

First Ward. Beginning at the intersection of the center line of West Main Street and the center line of Apple Avenue; thence east along the center line of West Main Street to the center line of North Union Street; thence south along the center line of North Union Street to the center line of Water Street; thence east along the center line of East Water Street to the center line of Pine Street; thence south along the center line of Pine Street to the center line of East Emaus Street; thence east along the center line of East Emaus Street to the center line of Race Street; thence south along the center line of Race Street and an open area to the borough boundary line in the center of Swatara Creek; thence southwesterly along the center line of Swatara Creek to the north bank of the Susquehanna River; thence west along the Susquehanna River to the west borough boundary line; thence north along the western borough boundary line to the northern boundary line of the Penn Central right-of-way; thence east along the northern boundary of the Penn Central right-of-way to the east edge of Wilson Street Bridge; thence east along the center line of West Main Street to the point of beginning.

B. 

Second Ward. Beginning at the intersection of the center line of West Main Street and the center line of Apple Avenue; thence north to the center line of Wharton Avenue of Wharton Avenue Extension; thence east on the center line of Wharton Avenue to the center line of North Union Street; thence north on the center line of North Union Street to the center line of Roosevelt Avenue; thence east on the center line of East Roosevelt Avenue to the center line of Briarcliff Road; thence south on the center line of Briarcliff Road to the center line of High Street; thence east on the center line of High Street to the center line of Race Street; thence south on the center line of Race Street to the center line of East Main Street; thence east on the center line of East Main Street to the center line of Swatara Creek; thence south and west on the center line of Swatara Creek to the center line of South Race Street extended to the Swatara Creek; thence north on the center line of Race Street to the center line of East Emaus Street; thence west on the center line of East Emaus Street to the center line of Pine Street; thence north on the center line of Pine Street to the center line of East Water Street; thence west on the center line of East Water Street to the center line of North Union Street; thence north on the center line of North Union Street to the center line of Main Street; thence west on the center line of West Main Street to the center line of Apple Avenue, the point of beginning.

C. 

Third Ward. Beginning at the intersection of Wharton Avenue extended to the western borough line; thence north to the northern boundary line of the borough, Grandview Addition; thence east at the northern boundary line of the borough to the east right-of-way line of North Union Street; thence north along the east right-of-way line of North Union Street to the south right-of-way line of the Pennsylvania Turnpike; thence north along the center line of North Union Street approximately three thousand feet; thence north and east across open country to the west right-of-way boundary line of the Reading Company right-of-way; thence south along the Reading Company right-of-way and west of Swatara Park to the center line of Vine Street; thence south along the center line of Vine Street to the southern boundary line of the right-of-way of the Pennsylvania Turnpike; thence east along the southern right-of-way boundary line of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the center line of Swatara Creek; thence south along the center line of Swatara Creek to the center line of East Main Street; thence west along the center line of East Main Street to the center line of Race Street; thence north on the center line of Race Street to the center line of East High Street; thence west along the center line of East High Street to the center line of Briarcliff Road; thence north on the center line of Briarcliff Road to the center line of East Roosevelt Avenue; thence west along the center line of East Roosevelt Avenue to the center line of North Union Street; thence south along the center line of North Union Street to the center line of Wharton Avenue; thence west along the center line of Wharton Avenue to the western borough line, the point of beginning.

§ 88-2 Election of Councilor.

[Amended 6-5-2006 by Ord. No. 1209, approved 6-5-2006]
A. 

There shall be one Councilman elected from the First Ward hereinabove described at the municipal elections to be held in the year 1971. There shall be one Councilman elected from the Second Ward hereinabove described at the municipal elections to be held in the year 1971. There shall be two Councilmen elected from the Third Ward hereinabove described at the municipal elections to be held in the year 1971. Their terms of office shall be for four years.

B. 

In the municipal elections to be held in the year 1973, there shall be two Councilmen elected from the First Ward, two Councilmen elected from the Second Ward and one Councilman elected from the Third Ward, all as hereinabove described. Their terms of office shall be for four years.

C. 

Should a Councilor tender his/her resignation, the Borough Secretary shall place an advertisement, in a newspaper of general circulation, soliciting resumes from qualified citizens interested in being appointed as Councilor from the ward where said opening exists. The Borough Council shall interview prospective applicants. Pursuant to state law, a majority of the remaining members shall vote to install a citizen to serve as Councilor until the next municipal election may be held.