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

Timber Bids

The Washington Township will be accepting sealed bids for 
a total of 570 trees with 112,751 board ft.  Also, 120 tons of 
Hardwood pulpwood (mostly dead).

Located at 14299 Charmiam Road, Blue Ridge Summit, PA.

Bid opening scheduled for: Monday, February 27, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

Click here for additional information and bid form.


 

Wing Night

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield, Inc. Present

WING NIGHT

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Doors open at 5:00 PM ~ Meal starts at 6:00 PM

Tickets are available for purchase:
at the Washington Township Office, at the event,
or by emailing info@montereypassbattlefield.org

Click here for additional information.


Conditional Use Hearing – Spring Run Phase III

Accent Developers have applied for conditional use approval to create an adult community using duplex housing in phase III of the Spring Run Development.  Two hearings will be held on this request in February. 

The Township Planning Commission will hold a hearing on February 13, 2017 starting at 7:00 PM.  The Township Supervisors will hold their public hearing on February 22, 2017 starting at 7:00PM.  Both hearings will be held at the Township Municipal Building at 13013 Welty Road, Waynesboro, PA and are open to the public. 

If you are unable to attend either public hearing written comments will be received at the Township Office or by email at cer@washtwp-franklin.org.

For additional information please click here.

Questions on this application should be directed to the Township Planner, Clint Rock at 717-762-3128.


Pavilion Rentals for 2017

Please click here for Red Run Park’s Pavilion Rental Form
Please click here for Pine Hill Park’s Pavilion Rental Form


 

Battle of Monterey Pass

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. 


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

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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

 

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!

 

 


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.


STOP SIGNS on Washington Township Blvd.

2016-09-20-wtb-stop-signsNew 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.

 

 


 

9/11 Tribute – 15th Anniversary Event

Photos of the 9/11 Tribute Event on the 15th Anniversary
of the Events of September 11, 2001

9-11-everyone

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.

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Trumpeter Michaela Piper

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Remarks by Nancy Bull representing Congressman Bill Shuster

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Waynesboro Mayor Richard Starliper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Waynesboro Fire Chief Shawn Adolini, Pastor Pam Illick and Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue Squad Chief Jim Meek

DCNR Sec. Dunn visits the Battlefield Park

On July 12, 2016 DCNR Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn
visits the Museum at the Battle of Monterey Pass.

2016-07 Sec DUNN from DCNR

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.


DCNR Sec. Dunn visits Happels Meadow Trails

2016-07-12 Sec Dunn Happels MeadowOn 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


 

American Legion Donation to Township & RBA

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.

2016-05-02 Donation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Left to Right: Supervisor’s Stewart McCleaf, Chad Reichard, William Conrad, Elaine Gladhill, Barbara McCracken and Tim Berklite, Commander of the Waynesboro American Legion.


 

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.


 

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