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

WTS

Welcome

Legal Public Notice – Wednesday June 27, 2018

Legal Public Notice

Notice is hereby  given that on June 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm. , prevailing 
time, in the Washington Township municipal building located at 
13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, 
the Washington Township Board of Supervisors shall hold a public 
hearing to consider the approval of a resolution permitting the transfer 
of a liquor license into Washington Township by Sheetz, Inc. for use at 
facilities located at 13030 Washington Township Boulevard, 
Washington Township, Franklin County, PA 17268.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this 
public hearing, and require an auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodations 
to participate, please contact the Township Secretary, Karen S. Hargrave 
at least 24 hours in advance at 717-762-3128 to discuss how the 
Township may accommodate your needs. 

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Karen S. Hargrave, Secretary
C. Stewart McCleaf, Chairman 


 


			

NOTICE – Meeting Date Changed

MEETING DATE CHANGE

The regular scheduled meeting of the 
Washington Township Supervisors scheduled for 
Monday July 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
has been changed to 
Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the 
Washington Township Municipal Building located at
13013 Welty Road Waynesboro PA, 17268.

If you are a person that requires accommodations to participate, 
please contact the township office at 762-3128.

 

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
KAREN S. HARGRAVE, SECRETARY



			

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.

 

 

 


 

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

 


 

RED RUN EXPRESS – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED 

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.



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.

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


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
5-17-17

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

2016-11-02-ribbon-cutting-pic-at-wtb

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.