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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 12-473



Application of the Riegelsville Independent School District for Transfer from the Easton Area School District to the Palisades School District

[42 Pa.B. 1350]
[Saturday, March 10, 2012]

Notice of Application and Opportunity for Hearing

 On February 24, 2012, the State Board of Education (State Board) received a certified copy of a decree of the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County creating the Riegelsville Independent School District (Riegelsville) for the sole purpose of its transfer from the Easton Area School District (Easton) to the Palisades School District (Palisades). Entered at Docket No. 2007-02132-31, the decree was issued under sections 242.1, 292.1 and 293.1 of the Public School Code of 1949 (School Code) (24 P. S. §§ 2-242.1, 2-292.1 and 2-293.1) and represents an application to the State Board for approval of the creation of Riegelsville and its transfer from Easton to Palisades.

 In accordance with the regulations of the State Board at 22 Pa. Code § 1.5 (relating to applicability of general rules before the Board), the application for transfer will be considered by the State Board in accordance with 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to General Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure). The Chairperson of the State Board will appoint a committee to conduct all necessary proceedings under the General Rules and to recommend action by the State Board under section 293.1 of the School Code.

 Unless a written petition to intervene, notice of intervention or protest, along with a written request for public hearing, is received by the State Board by 4 p.m. on March 30, 2012, the State Board may determine the application for transfer without hearing. Filings must be received by the deadline at the State Board of Education, 333 Market Street, 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.

 Copies of the court decree related to this matter are available from the offices of the State Board and can be viewed at The State Board may be reached by telephone at (717) 787-3787.

Acting Executive Director

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 12-473. Filed for public inspection March 9, 2012, 9:00 a.m.]

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