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



Oath of Office

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Supervisor Barbara A. McCracken taking the
oath of office in front of
Township Secretary Karen S. Hargrave

New Township Supervisor

2015-02-18 B McCracken SupWashington Township Supervisors would like to welcome
Barbara A. McCracken as its newest supervisor. She may be contacted at 
barbaraamccracken@comcast.net .

Plaque Presentation

Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue Squad President Chris Coyle and Fire Chief Jim Meek present the Board of Supervisors at their regular meeting on February 18, 2015 a plaque of appreciation and continued support of Blue Ridge Fire Company.

Happel’s Meadow Wetlands Donations

Happels MeadowHappel’s Meadow Wetlands Donations
in Memory of Betty Jean (Keckler) Nacsa

Washington Township would like to thank Lynn Nacsa and her family for designating donations to the Happel’s Meadow Wetlands in memory of her mother, Betty Jean (Keckler) Nacsa.

Happel’s meadow is a 78-acre unique upland wetlands that is being preserved in perpetuity by Washington Township. Donations will be utilized for the preservation of the meadow.

Tax deductible donations should be made payable to Washington Township
13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268.

 (Washington Township will acknowledge all donations to Lynn Nacsa.)

Washington Township Receives Certificate of Recognition

2015-02-18 MAC WashTwp Cert of Rec CommuterOn February 18, 2015 Commuter Services of Pennsylvania’s Executive Director, Matthew G. Boyer presented Michael A. Christopher, Township Manager, with a Certificate of Recognition for the Townships Partnership with Commuter Services of PA, for our commitment, effort and dedication in promoting commuter programs to reduce traffic congestion and improve the air quality in our region.

In Memory of Ann Backer

2015-02 Ann BackerAnn Backer
June 13, 1948 – February 11, 2015

Ann Backer passed away on February 11, 2015 and our
community lost one of its most active community leaders.

Ann was involved with RBA, Rouzerville Lion’s Club, Vision 2015, 9-11 Tribute,
Chamber of Commerce, Red Run Halloween Express, Santa’s Breakfast,
Christmas Parade and many other fund-raisers at Blondie’s.

She will be missed.

The Dawg House – Moving to Washington Township?


The Was2015-02 the_dawg_house1hington Township Supervisors will hold a public hearing at their regular meeting on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM on the transfer of the liquor license of the Dawg House from the Borough of Waynesboro to 6640 Buchanan Trail East, (the former Fraternal Order of Eagles Area Club Building) in Washington Township.

After taking comments from the public, the Supervisors will then decide whether to support this liquor license transfer into the township or not.

If you wish to offer comments on this liquor license transfer please plan to attend the meeting.

If you are unable to attend the meeting you may submit your comments to the township by clicking on “contact us” to the left of this post.

You may also call the township office to discuss or comment on this transfer.

DEP Public Hearings – Welty Road Contaminated Water


DEP will hold a public hearing on March, 17, 2015 starting at 7:00 PM
at the Washington Township meeting room, 13013 Welty Road, to take comments on
their proposed solutions for correcting this contaminated water problem.

If you are unable to attend the hearing – written comments
will be accepted at the township office until March 17, 2015.

If you wish to discuss this matter with DEP their contact person for this project is
Steve DeMars at 717-705-4832.

Police Officers Retiring

The Township would like to recognize and thank Officers Bryan Chappell, Sr. and
James Prohaska for their outstanding service to the township and wish them a great retirement.

2015-01-21 Chappell Retirement Photo

2015-01-21 Prohaska Retirement Photo

Officer Bryan Chappell, Jr. Receives Commendation

Washington Township Police presented Waynesboro Police Officer Bryan P. Chappell, Jr. with a
Certificate of Commendation for his outstanding service to Washington Township Police Department
on Nov. 7, 2014 with the apprehension of a bank robber who confessed to committing a
total of 5 bank robberies in the area.

2015-01-21 Chappell Jr Commendation Photo