IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
June 26, 2012
MATTHEW TIGHE, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL CITIZEN ELECTORS OF ERIE COUNTY, PLAINTIFF,
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP AND DAVID G. HENDERSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS ZONING AND CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLAUGHLIN United States District Judge
AND NOW, to wit, this 26th Day of June, 2012, the Defendants having filed in the above-captioned matter a motion to dismiss the complaint pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) which relies on matters outside the pleadings, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that said motion shall be treated as a motion for summary judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56. In order to ensure, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(d), that all parties have a reasonable opportunity to present all the material that is pertinent to said motion, IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that:
1. The Defendants' pending motion to dismiss the complaint  shall be, and hereby is, DISMISSED without prejudice.
2. The parties shall have a period of one-hundred twenty (120) days, or until October 24, 2012, within which to complete any discovery related to the issues raised in the Defendants' motion to dismiss.
3. On or before November 23, 2012, the Defendants may reassert their motion as a motion for summary judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56 and/or the Plaintiff may file a cross-motion for summary judgment, if appropriate. Such motion(s) shall be in compliance with Local Civil Rule 56(B).
4. On or before December 24, 2012, the non-movant may file an opposition to the motion for summary judgment in compliance with Local Civil rule 56(C).
5. On or before January 7, 2013, the movant may file a reply in support of the summary judgment motion in compliance with Local Civil Rule 56(D).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Sean J. McLaughlin
Cm: All counsel of record.
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