Budget Notice
Notice is hereby given that the Washington Township Board of Supervisors, Dauphin County, has tentatively approved the 2019 budget. The proposed budget is available for public inspection at the municipal office located at 185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA 17023 during regular business hours. The budget proposes no tax increases. The Board of Supervisors intend to formally adopt the budget during their December 18, 2018 regular scheduled meeting, beginning 7 PM, at the municipal building.
Satellite Electronic Collection Sites In Upper Dauphin County
Washington Township will not be accepting electronics during the Township's annual Spring and Fall Cleanup until further notice. Dauphin County Solid Waste Management and Recycling has established the collection of electronics at the following locations in Upper Dauphin County.
Upper Paxton Township Building, 506 Berrysburg Road, Millersburg, the second Saturday each month 9AM-Noon.
The Williams Township Municipal Building, 1 Orange Street, Williamstown, Wednesdays 9AM - Noon. It is recommended to contact the Williamstown office at 717.647.4877 to confirm electronics are being accepted on the Wednesday you plan to drop off.
The list of accepted electronics include:
Central Processing Units (Desktop/Tower Computers)
Computer Keyboards
Computer Mouse
Computer Monitors (All types)
Cable or Satellite Boxes
Cords and Cables
Microwave Ovens
Gaming Systems (Play Stations/Xbox).
All other electronics must be brought to the Dauphin County Recycling Center in Harrisburg.

Washington Township Contact Information
Phone: 717-362-3191

Fax: 717-362-4110

USE THE EMAIL ADDRESS OF: washingtontownship@wtwp.org
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
For anyone that is interested in volunteering their time to ring the bell for the Salvation Army, click on links; scroll down to Washington Township; click on Salvation Army Bell Ringing. Reserve a date, time and location (Walmart or Boyers in Lykens) Thank you for volunteering.
Board Vacancies
The Township Supervisors are looking for township residents to appoint to the following boards:

Zoning Hearing (term expires Dec 2020)
Alternate Zoning Hearing Member (term expires Dec 2018)

Recreation (term expires Dec 2021)

Elected Auditor (term expires Dec 2019)

Township residents interested in serving on any of these boards can apply by printing a Board Vacancy Application available on the township website. Click on Permits, Applications, Board Vacancy Application, or you can contact the township office to obtain an application. Any questions, residents are encouraged to contact the township office or any township supervisor.
On-Lot Disposal Sewage System Maintenance Program
Washington Township has prescribed the on lot disposal sewage system(septic tank)pumping schedule as follows:

Year 2018- Property Parcel No. 1,2,3,4,6

Year 2019- Property Parcel No. 9,19,20

Year 2020- Property Parcel No. 8, 11,12,18

Year 2021- Property Parcel No. 7, 10

Year 2022- Property Parcel No. 5,13,14,15,17,21,22

YearTo determine the year a properties on lot disposal sewage system is designated to be pumped out, look at the address label on the township newsletter or your property tax notice. Match the middle number of the property parcel number with the scheduled list above. Example: 66-009-100 (designated for pumping in 2019)
A property owners responsibility is as follows:

(1) Contact a pumper/hauler to schedule your septic tank pumping.

(2) After your on lot disposal sewage system is pumped, the pumper/hauler fills out the Pumpers Report Form included with the notification.

(3) White copy of Pumpers Report Form and a copy of the billing invoice are submitted to township office by December 31st.

Call or e-mail the township if you need a Pumpers Report Form or ask your pumper/hauler as some of the pumper/haulers were supplied with forms.

A township property owner may choose any DEP certified pumper hauler of their choice.

For those property owner(s) who pump out their on lot disposal sewage system (septic tank) more frequently than one time every five years and/or the (5) five year pumping cycle is not in the same yearly pumping cycle as prescribed by the township, may continue to do so. Kindly be reminded to forward the white copy of the Pumperís Report Form and a copy of the Pumperís billing receipt/invoice to the township office at least one time every five years, so township records reflect that the last pump out does not go beyond the (5) five year pumping cycle requirement.

Any questions pertaining to the on lot disposal sewage pumping requirement, call the township office at 362-3191 or contact any township supervisor.
Yard Waste Collection Center is Open
YARD WASTE ACCEPTED FOR DISPOSAL: Grass; Flower & Shrub Clippings; Shrubs; Leaves; Tree Limbs up to 6 inches in diameter. Christmas Trees as long as all tinsel and decorations are removed from the tree.



SATURDAY: Second and Fourth Saturday each month: 9AM - 12 Noon.

CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS: New Years Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; July 4th; Labor Day; Columbus Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after; Christmas Day.

The Yard Waste Center is funded by Washington Township Taxpayers and is intended only for the use of Washington Township properties to dispose of their yard waste.

All bags and containers holding yard waste must be removed from township premises.

Washington Township will not accept yard waste from commercial landscapers, mowers, or tree trimmers.

Township personnel have the right to reject yard waste not acceptable for disposal.

Keystone Collections Group (Local Earned Income Tax)
Keystone Collections Group has a phone line dedicated exclusively to taxpayer inquiries. If you have any questions regarding local tax filing, call Keystone's Taxpayer Hotline at 1-888-328-0565. Keystone also accepts online inquiries 24/7. Visit their website at www.KeystoneCollects.com 'Contact Us'.
EAA-Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations
To view the Elizabethville Area Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations, click on Twp Info; Scroll down and click on Miscellaneous.
Washington Township's population count has increased by 221 since the 2000 census count was conducted. To review the census count of all municipalities and boroughs in Dauphin County go to Twp Info.; Miscellaneous; 2010 Census Count
What can you do with your household hazardous waste. Dauphin County is offering free (one time a year) to Dauphin County residents a curbside program to dispose of hazardous waste. To schedule a free curbside pickup just call 1-800-449-7587.
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