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

WTS

Welcome

2017 Material bids now being accepted

Sealed bids will be accepted through May 31, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. for various materials.

For bid specifications and forms click here .

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Surplus Property

Sealed bids will be received until 4:30 p.m., May 31, 2017 for this 2008 Ford Crown Vic Interceptor

For bid documents and more information click on the “Bid Information” link under our Online Documents blue tab
on the left side of our webpage.


 

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.


 

2nd Annual Gun Bash

Blue Ridge Summit & Waynesboro Volunteer Fire Departments presents the 2nd Annual Gun Bash on June 3rd, 2017 at the Pine Hill Recreational Park.

Gates open at 9 a.m.
Free Food and Beverages starting at 10 a.m.
(Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Grilled Chicken Sandwiches, Baked Beans)
Drawing will start at noon.

Ticket cost is $10.00 and can be purchased at the Blue Ridge Summit Fire Department (717-794-2323) or at the Waynesboro Fire Department (717-762-2616).

** No one under 18 will be permitted on the grounds except Authorized Staff. No one will be admitted without Ticket and proper ID.**


Part Time Assistant Transfer Station Operator

Part Time position available at our Transfer Station.
Please click here for details. 


 

Rouzerville Ruritan Deed

Rouzerville Ruritan Club President Steve Hess giving the deed to the Ruritan property on Old RT. 16 to Stewart McCleaf, Chariman of the Washington Township Supervisors, on May 1,2017.

Front (L to R) – Supervisors Chad Reichard, Chairman of the Broad Stewart McCleaf, Rouzerville Ruritan Club President Steve Hess, Kim Hess and Susan Posey.
Back Row (L to R) – Supervisor Elaine Gladhill, Rouzerville Ruritan Club Lynn Foster and Supervisor Barb McCracken.

Rates and rental dates have not been established by the Washington Township
at this time. “Hold the Date” for the Community Center can be made at the
Township Office by calling 762-3128.


 

Old Forge Bridge Project

Starting June 1, 2017 the Old Forge Bridge will be shut down
completely until further notice.

Quincy Township is going to replace the bridge on Old Forge Road and will be closing the road to through traffic in the area of Camp Penn. The closing of the road is estimated to being on June 1, 2017 and to continue through July.

There will be no connection between Wart Road and Staley Road on Old Forge Road. This means NO access to Camp Penn and the Waynesboro water shed from the south side of the bridge. Residents will be able to get to Leaf/Wart Road on the south end and to Camp Penn on the north end. For additional questions and information please contact Quincy Township Road Foreman Corey Kasier. 


Upcoming Events

To view a list of upcoming events at Red Run Park please click here.


 

Laying of Wreaths Ceremony

March 25, 2017
Medal of Honor Celebration

for
LTC Charles E. Capehart
Please click on picture for larger view.

On March 25, 2017 at the Battle of Monterey Pass Museum,
the Antietam Camp #3 
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War,
held a “Laying of Wreaths” ceremony for

Medal of Honor winner LTC Charles E. Capehart.


For Purchase

The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park & Museum 
has patches and pins (pictured below) available for purchase.
$5.00 / each

Items can be purchased at:
Monterey Pass Battlefield Park
14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, PA 17268
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 10AM – 4PM


Training

March 23, 2017
Workers Compensation Training Session
Washington Township Meeting Room


Instructor Jon Gerhart

Jon Gerhart from East Coast Risk Management provided
workers compensation training for 40 Township workers
for Keystone Municipal Insurance Trust (KMIT).
Thank you Jon and KMIT.


Recognition

March 21, 2017
Presentation of Letter of Achievement
to the WTMA


Front (L to R) – Fred Eisenhart and Michael A. Christopher
Back Row (L to R) – Andrew Geesaman, Sean McFarland, Stewart McCleaf, Grant Price, David McCarney, & Suzanne Trinh

Township Manager Michael A. Christopher presented to WTMA Chairman, Fred Eisenhart a letter of recognition of achievement from the Washington Township Supervisors for obtaining DEP approval for the sewage hydraulic overload at the Blue Ridge Summit Pump Station.


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

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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.