Borough of Canonsburg, PA
Washington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Canonsburg 11-1-1988 as Ch. 1, Part 2, of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Borough of Canonsburg shall continue to have three election districts represented by three Councilmen from each election district.
[Amended 12-16-1997 by Ord. No. 1216]
Election District First shall be composed of all that territory of the Borough lying to the east of the center of Peach Avenue and lying to the east of the center line of West Avenue and shall be composed of all of the territory of the Borough of Canonsburg lying to the east of a line described as follows: beginning at a point where Cecil Street is intersected by Brush Run; thence along the northwestern side of Cecil Street to a point where Peach Avenue intersects Cecil Street; thence along the center line of Peach Avenue to the center line of West Avenue; thence along the center line of West Avenue to the south side of Adams Avenue; thence along the south side of Adams Avenue to the eastern boundary of property now or formerly known as "Western Center" and to include the property of the Cecil Annex.
Election District Second shall be composed of all that territory of the Borough lying to the west of the center line of North Central Avenue and Ridge Avenue and lying to the north of Chartiers Creek.
Election District Third shall be composed of all of the territory of the Borough of Canonsburg bounded on the west by the Second District and on the east by the First District.
[Amended 12-16-1997 by Ord. No. 1216]
A. 
Councilmen in office at the time of this change shall remain in office until the expiration of the terms for which they have been elected. However, their successors shall be elected to serve for a term of four years as follows:
(1) 
One Councilman shall be elected from the First District.
(2) 
Two Councilmen shall be elected from the Second District.
(3) 
One Councilman shall be elected from the Third District.
B. 
In the following municipal election, two Councilmen shall be elected from the First District, one Councilman shall be elected from the Second District and two Councilmen shall be elected from the Third District. Said Councilmen shall serve for a period of four years from the first Monday of January next succeeding their election.