Township of Springfield, PA
Delaware County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by Board of Commissioners of the Township of Springfield: Article I, 12-14-1976 by Ord. No. 962;[1] Article II, 1-13-1987 by Ord. No. 1150. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: The preamble of this ordinance states:  
"Whereas, on Springfield Day, November 7, 1976, a time capsule containing documents, photographs and other memorabilia was  interred on the premises  of 161 Saxer Avenue, and
"Whereas, the time capsule is located seven feet west of the west wall of Old Central School, 161 Saxer Avenue, centered on said wall, at a depth of six feet, and also at a distance of 60 feet east of the physical center line of Saxer Avenue measured from a point on the physical center line of Saxer Avenue which point is 60 feet south of a point of intersection of the center line of Ballymore Road (if extended) with the physical center line of Saxer Avenue, and  
"Whereas, the time capsule is to be available to the residents of Springfield Township on the Tricentennial of the United States."
[Adopted 12-14-1976 by Ord. No. 962]

§ 131-1 Recognition of existence.

The Commissioners shall hereafter on each Springfield Day make an appropriate note of the existence of the time capsule as part of the program for Springfield Day.

§ 131-2 Disinterment.

The time capsule shall remain undisturbed until the Tricentennial of the United States of America at which time the capsule shall be disinterred and the contents made available to the people of the twenty-first century.
[Adopted 1-13-1987 by Ord. No. 1150]

§ 131-3 Recognition of time capsule.

The Commissioners, having been presented with a time capsule on December 7, 1986, by the Springfield Township Tricentennial Committee, containing current affairs documentation, do herewith accept the same and do authorize the interment of said time capsule in the court in front of the Township Building and directly in front of the flagpole located therein.

§ 131-4 Disinterment.

The time capsule shall remain undisturbed until the year 2036 A.D. at which time the capsule shall be disinterred to be available to the public in the future as part of the township's 350th year celebration.