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



Paper Shredding – April 28th 2018

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Paper Shredding will be available, 
here in the parking lot premises,

 on April 28th from 10 am - 1 pm 
13013 Welty Road
Waynesboro, Pa. 17268

OSI  will take your documents and they will be trucked to 
their facility in Chambersburg to be shredded. 


Washington Township Parks

Parks in Washington Township are ready for those wanting
to get out with family and friends wanting to 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.  




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.


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.




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.  




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

Electronic Recycling at the 
Washington Township Transfer Station 
Washington Township Transfer Station is now accepting 
PA Covered Electronic Devices, (CEDs) from 
Franklin County Residents only 
(Proof Of Residency Required)
Monday through Saturday 8:00am until 4:00pm 
at no charge to the customer. 
No devices from Commercial or 
Institutional Establishments will be accepted.  
A limit of 2 TVs and 2 computers per trip.

Included items are: 
                                     CRT TV & Monitors                                        
Flat Panel TV & Monitors
DLP/Projection/Wood Console TV
CED E-waste


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.





A Certificate was awarded to Samuel C. Moore on Monday October 16, 2017

for all of the work he did refinishing and reinstalling the trail markers, that are used at the

Happel’s Meadow Park, for his Senior Project. 

Thank you Sam Moore for all of your hard work and going above and beyond what you were asked to do.


STOP for the School Bus

You can go to this link to review the Pennsylvania School Bus Law





Certificate Presented to the Washington Township Supervisors

Certificate Of Appreciation was presented to the Washington Township Supervisors from the

Greater Waynesboro Pa. Area Appalachian Trail Community at the September 6, 2017 meeting.

This was to thank the Washington Township Supervisors for their collaboration and support

for all Appalachian Trail Community Events since 2014.




June 5, 2017

The W.T.M.A. Board of Director presenting retiring manager
Micheal A. Christopher 
with a plaque recognizing his outstanding
support of the W.T.M.A. over the years.



L to R WTMA Chairman Fred Eisenhart, Board of Supervisors Chairman Stewart McCleaf, Township Manager Michael A. Christopher, WTMA Manager Sean McFarland,  WTMA Board Members Andrew Geesaman and David McCarney. 


Supervisor Charles L. Strausbaugh

 Welcome Aboard

Charles L. Strausbaugh being sworn in as a Township Supervisor by the Township Secretary, Karen Hargrave.


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.


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

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.


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


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


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.

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


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.


Trumpeter Michaela Piper


Remarks by Nancy Bull representing Congressman Bill Shuster


Waynesboro Mayor Richard Starliper









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 – Battle of Monterey Pass 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, Vernon Ashway at 717-762-3128.