Borough of Ephrata, PA
Lancaster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ephrata 12-14-1992 as Ord. No. 1226. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 101-1 Realignment of wards.

A. 
The First Ward shall be realigned to contain all that area bounded from the west borough limits along Main Street east to State Street, then along North State Street to Locust Street, then along the center line of the former railroad right-of-way to Pine Street, then along Pine Street to North State Street to the north borough limits.
B. 
The Second Ward shall be realigned to contain all that area bounded by East Main Street from North State Street to the east borough limits, North State Street to Locust Street, then along the center line of the former railroad right-of-way to Pine Street, then along North State Street to the north borough limits.
C. 
The Third Ward shall be realigned to contain all that area bounded by Main Street east from Arch Street to the east borough limits; Arch Street to King Street, then along King Street to South State Street, then along South State Street to the south borough limits.
D. 
The Fourth Ward shall be realigned to contain all that area bounded by the west borough limits along Main street, east to Arch Street, then along Arch street to King Street, then along South State Street to the south borough limits.

§ 101-2 Exhibits.

A. 
Attached hereto as Exhibit A and made a part hereof is a table indicating the population of the four (4) realigned wards as established herein according to the most recent federal census.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Exhibit A is included at the end of this chapter.
B. 
Attached hereto as Exhibit B and made a part hereof is a map of the Borough of Ephrata which graphically depicts the boundaries of the four (4) realigned wards hereby established.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Exhibit B is included at the end of this chapter.

§ 101-3 Effect on current Council.

All members of the Council of the Borough of Ephrata in office at the time of the within reapportionment shall retain their offices until the end of their terms.

§ 101-4 Election of future Council.

The election of members of the Council of the Borough of Ephrata under this reapportionment shall be held in accordance with the Act of February 1, 1966 (P.L. 1656, No. 581), known as the "Borough Code,"[1] and the Act of June 3, 1937 (P.L. 1333, No. 320), known as the "Pennsylvania Election Code."[2]
Exhibit A
Redistricting Information
Present Wards
Proposed Wards Main Street East and West Arch/King/State South State Street to Railroad Right-of-Way to Pine to North State
Housing Units
Population
Voters
Housing Units
Population
Voters
Ward 1
1,108
2,659
  964
1,229
2,949
1,197
Ward 2
1,230
2,952
1,229
1,263
3,031
1,230
Ward 3
1,719
4,124
1,733
1,299
3,117
1,265
Ward 4
  979
2,349
  979
1,245
2,987
1,212
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Total
5,036
12,084
4,905
5,036
12,084
4,905
[1]
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 45101 et seq.
[2]
Editor's Note: See 25 P.S. § 2600 et seq.