March 23, 2017
Workers Compensation Training Session
Washington Township Meeting Room
Instructor Jon Gerhart
Jon Gerhart from East Coast Risk Management provided
workers compensation training for 40 Township workers
for Keystone Municipal Insurance Trust (KMIT).
Thank you Jon and KMIT.
March 21, 2017
Presentation of Letter of Achievement
to the WTMA
Front (L to R) – Fred Eisenhart and Michael A. Christopher
Back Row (L to R) – Andrew Geesaman, Sean McFarland, Stewart McCleaf, Grant Price, David McCarney, & Suzanne Trinh
Township Manager Michael A. Christopher presented to WTMA Chairman, Fred Eisenhart a letter of recognition of achievement from the Washington Township Supervisors for obtaining DEP approval for the sewage hydraulic overload at the Blue Ridge Summit Pump Station.
At approximately 2:50 PM on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the intersection of Rt. 16 Buchanan Trail East and Welty Road a vehicle (maybe truck) hit the middle traffic light and knocked it to the ground.
The driver most likely did not know he hit the light.
If you have any information about this accident please call the Washington Township Police Department at 717-762-1447.
Thank you for your assistance.
The Franklin County Planning Commission in cooperation with the Washington Township Supervisors and the Franklin County Commissioners have made arrangements again this year to have a document shredding truck available for the public’s use on Renfrew’s Earth Celebration Day, April 29, 2017.
Please remember that the following items will not be recycled: newspapers, 3-ring binders, carbon paper, film (X-ray or regular), heavy metal, cardboard boxes or trash, heavy plastics or plastic trash bags.
The shredder will be located in the parking lot beside the Washington Township Public Works Building at 13013 Welty Road from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Note: shredding will not take place onsite, it will be collected by IESI and taken to their facility to be completed. If you need to see it being shredded, you will need to make arrangements with IESI by calling 717-709-1700.
Please click here for Red Run Park’s Pavilion Rental Form
Please click here for Pine Hill Park’s Pavilion Rental Form
Joseph Brubaker Memorial Presentation
at the Battle of Monterey Pass Museum
11/26/2016Thomas Kane (L) presenting to John Gorman
The above memorial was presented to the Friends of the Monterey Pass Board to place in
the museum in honor of Joseph Brubaker, who died in the Vietnam War.
The memorial includes an etching of Joseph Brubaker’s name from the Vietnam Memorial
in Washington D.C. and a photo of the Marine Combat Helicopter and Tilt Rotor Association reunion.
Please take a moment to view our video
of the Washington Township Boulevard.
Click Here to View Video
A Special Thank You To:
LLSinger Aerial Drone Photography
Pilot: Lawrence Singer, Sr.
Film Editor: Megan Singer
Ribbon Cutting & The Official Opening
of Washington Township Boulevard
Pictured L to R: Delmos Oldham, Jerry Zeigler, Judy Wilson, Chad Reichard,
Karen Hargrave, John Beck, William Conrad, Robert Thomas, Gary Bercaw, Stewart McCleaf,
Michael Christopher, Barbara McCracken, Michael Ross, Sen. Rich Alloway,
Jeffrey Geesaman, Bob Ziobrowski, David Keller, Rep. Paul Schemel, & Jackie Mowen
Congratulations to Supervisor
Chairman Stewart McCleaf
Supervisor McCleaf is the
Greater Waynesboro Chamber
of Commerce Chamber Champion
award winner for 2016.
When you see Stewart congratulate
him for winning this award!
Meeting with Senator Rich Alloway on October 6, 2016 at the Washington
Township Municipal Building to discuss how the Senator can assist the Township.
L to R. Supervisors Chad Reichard, Barb McCracken, Senator Rich Alloway, Chairman of the Board Stewart McCleaf, Township Manager Mike Christopher, Jim Meek and Assistant Township Manager Jeff Geesaman.
Thank you Senator Alloway for taking the time to meet with us.
The Department of Environmental Protection Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program
Waynesboro TCE Site – Welty Road – click here for Statement of Decision.
New STOP SIGNS have been installed on Country Club Road at the new Boulevard intersection. Traffic will be stopping on Country Club Road and traffic traveling on the Boulevard will have the right-of-way. The stop signs are in place and covered for now.
The “stop ahead” signs will be completed today. They will be uncovered on Monday, September 26th.
Photos of the 9/11 Tribute Event on the 15th Anniversary
of the Events of September 11, 2001
L to R: Mayor Starliper, Waynesboro Fire Chief Adolini, Blue Ridge Fire Chief Meek, Nancy Bull representing Congressman Bill Shuster, Pastor Pam Illick, Trumpeter Michaela Piper and Supervisor William Conrad.
Trumpeter Michaela Piper
Remarks by Nancy Bull representing Congressman Bill Shuster
Waynesboro Mayor Richard Starliper
Waynesboro Fire Chief Shawn Adolini, Pastor Pam Illick and Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue Squad Chief Jim Meek
On July 12, 2016 DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn
visits the Museum at the Battle of Monterey Pass.
L to R:
Janet Pollard – Franklin County Visitors Center,
John Miller – Township Historian,
Jeff Geesaman – Township Asst. Manager,
Cindy Adams Dunn – Secretary – DCNR,
Michael Christopher – Township Manager,
Stewart McCleaf – Chairman Board of Supervisors,
Elaine Gladhill – Board of Supervisors and
Michael Eschenman – DCNR.
Not shown in the picture is Katie Hess, Dir. of South Mtn. Partnership.
Secretary Dunn visited the Battle of Monterey Pass Park & Museum as part of a tour of the South Mountain Landscape sponsored by the South Mountain Partnership Organization.
On July 12, 2016 DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn
visits the Happel’s Meadow wetland trails
in Blue Ridge Summit.
L to R: Cindy Adams Dunn – Secretary of DCNR and Michael Christopher – Township Manager
Waynesboro American Legion Donates $750
with $500 going to Washington Township to help with the efforts to finish the 9/11 Tribute paving
and $250 to Rouzerville Business Assoc. to help fund the Pine Hill 5K.
Left to Right: Supervisor’s Stewart McCleaf, Chad Reichard, William Conrad, Elaine Gladhill, Barbara McCracken and Tim Berklite, Commander of the Waynesboro American Legion.
The Washington Township Supervisors approved Ordinances #254 and #255 which amended the text of the Zoning Code for the Township.
Complete copies of the two new ordinances can be read by clicking on the BLUE “Online Documents” tab (on the left) then “Ordinances”, then Ordinance Folder #251-300, then Ordinance #254 and Ordinance #255.
If you have any questions, please contact the Township Planner, Clint Rock at 717-762-3128.
Washington Township residents are required to pay a Local Earned Income Tax and a Net Profit Tax each year. The tax rate is 1% of the earnings and is shared equally between the Waynesboro Area School District and the Township.
If you work in Maryland, West Virginia or are self employed this tax may not be withheld from your earnings. If this is the case, you are required to pay quarterly estimated payments to the Franklin County Area Tax Bureau.
The Tax Bureau is located at 443 Stanley Avenue in Chambersburg and their phone number is
717-263-5141 if you have any questions or if you need the tax forms mailed to you. Click on the website link www.fcatb.org for more information.
In order to avoid interest and penalty charges added to your tax liability please contact the tax bureau as soon as possible to determine how best to resolve your tax situation.