Washington Township - 1779
Township CodeCalendar

13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 762-1775

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



Construction – Expect Delays

You can expect delays on the intersection of 

Washington Blvd and Gehr Road on

Wednesday 06/20/2018 and on Friday 06/22/2018

due to construction being done on the road.






Red Run Park Miniature Train

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to drive the train.

The Township is still in need of volunteer train engineers and conductors to keep the 
Red Run Express running on weekends at Red Run Park. The Township will assist and pay 
for your child abuse history clearance and criminal record check.     
If you are interested in making young folks happy by providing free train rides for them, 
please contact Vern Ashway at the Township office at 717-762-3128. 
The Township will provide the needed training to operate the train.

Transfer Station – Electronic Recycling

*Updated Information*
As of May 7, 2018
Electronic Recycling at the 
Washington Township Transfer Station 
Washington Township Transfer Station is accepting 
PA Covered Electronic Devices, (CEDs) from 
Washington Township Residents Only 
(Proof Of Residency Required)
by Order of Washington Township Supervisors


More Information On Our Recycling Programs Click Here

New Fire Police Sworn In at Supervisors Meeting

Welcome to our new Fire Police, Francis E. Green Jr. 
He was sworn in at the June 18,2018 Supervisors Meeting by our 
Supervisor Chairman, C. Stewart McCleaf 


Attention Youth Organizers – PSATS Youth Awards



Washington Township Parks

Parks in Washington Township are ready for those wanting
to get out with family and friends and enjoy the great outdoors.


Red Run Park offers play grounds, pavilions for rent, lovely Red Run Lake 
and Red Run Express Train for kids. From  Spring to Fall, you can find various 
events offered including live bands almost every Sunday afternoon. 
Reservation Form 




Pine Hill Recreation Area is a secluded park 
that offers ball fields, a playground for many hours 
of fun, pavilions for rent, and beautiful walking trails. 
At Pine Hill you will also find Dunlap Skate Park.
Reservation Form


Rolando Park also known as the Old Lions Club Park is a serene park 
with a nice playground and lots of room to run and play. Pavilion for 
rent will be available May 2018 and projects are underway to make this 
park a gem to visit.
Reservation Form




Washington Township also offers the 
Rouzerville Community Center and Park for rent. 
This is a large building great for family reunions special events, 
and parties for special occasions.  
Reservation Form




If you are interested in renting any of the park pavilions or Rouzerville Community Center, forms can
be found here on this website or feel free to call the Washington Township office during regular business 
hours between 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. (Government Holidays are observed) 
Payment is required before any reservation is put on our calendar.

Two Men Honored at The February 5,2018 Supervisors Meeting

Ordean "Dean" Hebb and Fred Eisenhart where honored at 
the February 5, 2018 Supervisor's Meeting.


     Dean Hebb Served as A member of the Washington Township Train Committee from 1993 – 2017 . During his 24 years of service, he has donated not only the train, but money and time as well. He was also able to solicit monies from the community to help lay track, erect a water tower and and a train tunnel. All of this to provide enjoyment for the public at Red Run Park. The Red Run Express has provided many hours and miles of enjoyment for thousands of riders, mostly for children, for free.



    Fred Eisenhart served as a member of the Washington Township Municipal Authority from 1990 to 1995 and from 2001 to 2017. During this same period the public water and sewer system was upgraded and expanded many times to meet the future needs of the Township. This included construction of a water tank at Pine Hill, a twelve inch water main along the current and future Washington Township Boulevard from Rouzerville to Rt. 997, four new wells, replacement of more than five miles Wastewater Conveyance System Trunk Line, construction of fifty four hundred lineal feet of eight inch Force Main and a new Pump Station in Blue Ridge Summit and the construction of a new Authority’s Office Building. Fred Eisenhart has played an integral part in these upgrades and expansions by providing leadership and insight as the as chairman of the Board from January 2009 until December 2017



Fire Police Needed

 Blue Ridge Fire and Rescue are in need of Fire Police. Anyone interested in becoming a Fire Police man or woman, Please contact the Blue Ridge Fire Department by visiting our Website, or calling the station at 717-794-2323

Watch the Blue Ridge Fire Department website for more information on public meetings to address any questions you may have.




Supervisor Charles L. Strausbaugh

 Welcome Aboard

Charles L. Strausbaugh being sworn in as a Township Supervisor by the Township Secretary, Karen Hargrave.


Washington Township Boulevard

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 at Washington Township Boulevard

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

Senator Rich Alloway Visits Washington Township

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.

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.


DEP Statement of Decision

The Department of Environmental Protection Hazardous Sites Cleanup Program
Waynesboro TCE Site – Welty Road click here for Statement of Decision.


Zoning Code Text Amendment

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, Vernon Ashway at 717-762-3128.


Earned Income Tax

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.