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

Lyme Disease Education – MAY 4th

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Chambersburg Area Middle School Auditorium
1151 E. McKinley St. ~ Chambersburg, PA

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health, Karen Murphy, will join others in providing education on Lyme Disease. Senator Richard Alloway is hosting this event in the hope of educating Franklin County residents on the identification, prevention and treatment of Lyme disease. Pennsylvania has led the nation in Lyme disease cases over the last few years.

If you are interested in learning more about the disease please plan on attending.

Fish Rodeo – May 7th

Rouzerville Fish & Game Association will host its annual2015 Fish Rodeo
Fish Rodeo at Red Run Lake

Saturday, May 7, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children ages 4 to 15 are permitted to fish.
This year’s event will run all day with adults being permitted to fish only when
the association declares the rodeo over.

Red Run Lake will be CLOSED TO FISHING on Friday, May 6th.
The rain date for the rodeo is Sunday, May 8, 2016.

BOULEVARD IS CLOSED!

In preparation to start work again on the Boulevard we will be closing the part of the Boulevard that is under construction from Old Forge Road to Country Club Road including the gravel part of North Welty Road until further notice starting on Monday morning 4/11/2016 at 7:00 AM. 

This is the way it was accessed before the Boulevard was partially constructed. This portion of the Boulevard will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC including NIGHTS and WEEKENDSPlease feel free to contact Jeff Geesaman, Assistant Township Manager, with any questions at 762-3128.

SUPER Mike

At the2016 SUPER mike PSATS Pennsylvania
State Association of Townships
Supervisors 
(PSATS) Conference ~
Township Manager, Mike Christopher became
Super Mike to throw t-shirts to members at the conference!

 

Super Mike

Electronics Recycling Suspended

EFFECTIVE 04/01/2016

Due to problems created by the Pennsylvania State Law (Act 108) that requires the recycling of electronics, Washington Township is forced to suspend Electronics Recycling effective
APRIL 1st 2016 until further notice.

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, Clint Rock 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.

Thank you Congressman Bill Shuster

The Washington Township Supervisors would like to thank Congressman Shuster and his staff for taking time out of their busy schedule on Saturday, January 30, 2016 to meet with Stewart McCleaf, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Mike Christopher, Township Manager to discuss transportation and economic development issues affecting Washington Township residents.

We hope with your help that these issues can be resolved with a very positive effect on Washington Township.

Thank you again for meeting with us!

Outstanding Conservation Practices

The Washington Township Supervisors presented to Whitehall Farm a Certificate acknowledging their Outstanding Conservation Practices and being selected as 
Franklin County Conservation Farmer of 2015.

2016-01-18 Cert Apprec Whitehall Farm

2016-01-18 Certificate Whitehall Farm

AC&T and Exxon Mobil Donation

AC&T and Exxon Mobil donated $2,000 for the 9/11 Tribute and
the Battle of Monterey Pass. The check was presented the Supervisors at their
regular meeting of December 21, 2015.

2015-12-21 AC&T Donations

In front: Hope Henicle and Laurie Cason representatives of AC&T holding the check.
Rear – Left to Right:  Stewart McCleaf – Chairman of the Board, Elaine Gladhill , Barbara McCracken,
William Conrad and Chad Reichard – Supervisors.

Transfer Station changes as of November 12th

2015-10 RC & TS Traffic Pattern Map

Thank you for your patience as we work on changes that will better serve the community.

In an effort to help with the traffic flow at the Washington Township
Transfer Station please see the NEW UPDATED MAP.

See the NEW Transfer
Station Traffic Pattern Map →

The Recycling Center has changed to
SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING.

Effective October 24th –
ALL Residential Recyclable Items will be dropped at the Transfer Station as follows:
Place your recyclable items in one of the yellow dumpsters market “Recycling Here” located before the scales. If you are not planning to enter the scales please stay in the left lane and use the yellow recycling container to your left. If you are NOT planning to use the scales please use the right lane and the containers to the right. You may continue straight to either the Bag Drop container or go right to both the Scrap Metal and Bag Drop containers or simply go straight to exit the station. All vehicles bringing brush, leaves and grass clippings will now use the right lane. There is NO CHARGE for the recycling service for residential customers. Please see the BLUE Tab to the left and go to the Recycling Page for a list of accepted recyclable items. 

Peddling and Soliciting in the Township

Peddling and Soliciting within Washington TownshipDoor-Knock
REQUIRES a permit issued by the Washington 
Township
Police Department and signed by the Secretary of the
Board of Supervisors of Washington 
Township. 

Click on the BLUE Departments Tab then go to the
right to the Police Department tab for additional
peddling information…

9/11 Tribute – Twin Towers Dedication

Please see the 9/11 Tribute page for photos of the Twin Towers Dedication.

RED RUN PARK – Miniature Train VOLUNTEERS

2014-07 RR TrainRed Run Park Miniature Train
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
to drive the train.

     The Township is still in need of volunteer train engineers and assistants 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 the Township office at 717-762-3128. The Township will provide the needed training to operate the train.