Washington Township - 1779
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13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 762-1775

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



Identity Theft?

One Man’s TRASH, Can be another

More than 18 million Americans have been the victims of identity-related fraud over the past two years


Washington Township Supervisors and Franklin County Commissioners in conjunction with
will be offering free personal document shredding.

10AM – 2PM

Commuter Services celebrates EARTH DAY

2015_Slider_Earth DayCommuter Services invites you to celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22nd!  Participate by trying a green form of transportation, other than driving alone, to get to and from work throughout the week of Earth Day.  Those who carpool, vanpool, ride the bus/train, bike, walk to work or telework from April 19th through 25th will be entered to win prizes!  Commuter Services will be awarding an iPod shuffle to the grand prize winner and other winners will also be selected in each of the nine Commuter Services counties.  You will be able to enter your commute details directly on our website from Friday, April 24th through Friday, May 1st. Click here for your Earth Day 2015 Commute Log to Track Your Commute!!

For more information, visit http://pacommuterservices.org/earthday2015/ or call 1.866.579.RIDE.  

Proclamation Presentation

2015-04-06 Mtg - B. McCracken 002

On April 6, 2015 Washington Township Supervisor Barbara McCracken was surprised by PA State Representative Paul Schemel with a memorial resolution honoring her late husband, Richard “Dick” McCracken for his public service, including three years on the board of supervisors. To see a video from the event, go to www.heraldmailmedia.com.


Full-Time Parks Position

Parks and Grounds employment opportunity. Responsibilities include maintaining Red Run Park, Pine Hill Park and other Township parks and playgrounds. Excellent benefits – $13.25/hour.

Applications are available online by clicking here or in person at the Township office at 13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

No phone calls please.

Grand Opening – Battle of Monterey Pass Museum

GRAND OPENING of the Battle of Monterey Pass Museum
will be April 11th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for tourism season.

April 11 – Membership Spring Muster 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monterey Pass Battlefield Park. A members only exclusive tour of Maria Furnace Road covering it’s founding to the Retreat from Gettysburg. Be the first to officially step upon the same ground that thousands of Confederate troops marched upon after their defeat at Gettysburg. Another program, the Retreat from Gettysburg Overlooks Tour will be conducted and we will explore the Retreat from Gettysburg from two overlooks upon South Mountain. Some moderate walking is required. Membership is required to attend. If you are not a member, you may sign up for a membership on site and still attend these programs for free.

Electronics Recycling Update

at the Washington Township Transfer Station
12725 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, PA 17268
NO Bulk Loads of TV’s accepted  |  Max – 2 TV’s per customer


Data security is a big concern for everyone when they recycle their old computers.
Who will destroy the data on your hard drive to prevent pirating of the information?
If you recycle your computers at the Washington Township Transfer Station
eLoop llc will provide that service. Washington Township uses eLoop to recycle our electronics
and they guarantee that the data will be destroyed properly!

eLoop_1_reducedeLoopllc our electronics recycler provides hard drive data destruction
they provide

“Complete Chain of Custody”

eLoop is a Product Steward AND Data Destruction Specialist

The Transfer station is open Monday  – Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM


Washington Township Police Department to
Participate in Aggressive Driving Enforcement Initiative

Forty-one local municipal police departments will be joining the Pennsylvania State Police targeting 74 roadways throughout the region (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York) from March 23 to May 3, 2015 as part of a statewide effort involving more than 330 municipal agencies and state police on 474 roadways across Pennsylvania.

This enforcement Wave will focus on distracted driving, work zones safety violations and speeding. Motorists exhibiting other unsafe behaviors such as driving too fast for conditions, following too closely, or other aggressive actions will also be cited. The goal is to reduce the number of aggressive driving related crashes. Any aggressive driver stopped by police will receive a ticket.

The aggressive driving enforcement is a part of the Pennsylvania Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education Project and is funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Please visit www.justdrivePA.com for more information.

Targeted Roadways within the Washington Township Police Jurisdiction
Route 16 & Route 997

March 5th Snowstorm!


Township Fleet getting ready for the second pass!

Volunteer Staff Needed – Battle of Monterey Pass Museum

If you are interested in learning how to staff the Museum at the Monterey Pass Battlefield, training is being provided by the Township Historian John Miller.

Click here for a volunteer form.

Please complete the form, return it to the Township office and we will make arrangements with John Miller to contact you.

In Memory of Ann Backer

Presentation of a Community Service Award to
Ann Backer’s Family
February 28, 2015

2015-03 Ann Backer Cert of Apprec

Washington Township presented a Community Service Award to the family of Ann Backer in recognition and gratitude for her many years of public service to the Community especially Rouzerville.