Business Open House
4/22/2016
The Board of Supervisors are hosting a 'Business Open House' on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6-8 PM. All business owners or anyone that conducts business in Washington Township is invited to attend. RSVP by calling 717.362.3191 or e-mail at washingtontownship@wtwp.org
 
Spring Cleanup Day - Saturday, May 7, 2016
3/23/2016
SPRING CLEANUP
For Residents of Washington Township, Dauphin County
(ID May Be Required)

Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 8 AM to 3 PM
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ITEMS ACCEPTED: Bulk Junk; Large Articles; & Electronics (TV’s, VCR’s Computers, etc.)
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED: Batteries, Chemicals, Flammable & Hazardous Materials, Household Garbage, and Paints.

TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR A FEE: $2.00 per tire up to 15” - $3.00 per tire up to 17” $5.00 per tire up to 20” - All tires 21” and above $12 per tire. Mounted tires: add an additional fee of $1.00 per tire. (The tire fee must be paid at time of disposal)

Sort your items by four categories: Metals, Electronics, Tires, Wood, and all other materials.

YARD WASTE WILL ALSO BE ACCEPTED DURING SPRING CLEANUP DAY

Drive to the rear of the Washington Township Municipal Building at
185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA 17023

CLEANUP DAY IS FUNDED BY WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP TAXPAYERS AND IS INTENDED FOR WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS TO BE ABLE TO DISPOSE OF THEIR HARD TO GET RID OF ITEMS FROM THEIR PROPERTIES LOCATED IN WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP WILL NOT ACCEPT ITEMS FROM COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES OR INDIVIDUALS THAT DO NOT RESIDE OR OWN PROPERTY IN THE TOWNSHIP.

Township Personnel have the right to reject items they deem not acceptable for disposal.

 
On-Lot Disposal Sewage System Maintenance Program
2/24/2016
Washington Township has prescribed the on lot disposal sewage system(septic tank)pumping schedule as follows:

Year 2016- Property Parcel No. 7, 10

Year 2017- Property Parcel No. 5,13,14,15,17,21,22

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

To 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 Pumper’s Report Form and a copy of the Pumper’s 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.
 
Proposed Amendments to the Zoning & Subdivision/Land Dev. Ordinances
2/19/2016
For quite some time, the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission members have been reviewing Chapter 27 of the Zoning Ordinance and Chapter 22 of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. The review is now complete. A draft of the proposed amendments are available for public review on the township website. To review, click on Twp Info; Scroll down and click on miscellaneous; Chapter 27-Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments; Chapter 22- Proposed SALDO Ordinance Amendments. A hard copy of the proposed amendments are available to review at the township office during regular business hours or can be purchased for a fee of $21.60. The public is encouraged to present any concerns or questions to the Board of Supervisors during their regular scheduled meetings held the first and third Tuesday each month, beginning 7 PM at the municipal building, located at 185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA. A public hearing, to receive public comments on the proposed ordinance amendments has not been scheduled to date. Notice of a public hearing will be posted here on the township website and advertised in the Upper Dauphin Sentinel as soon as a hearing date is scheduled.
 
Local Tax Return is Due April 18
1/15/2016
Local Tax Return is Due April 18

It’s that time of year again. The 2015 local earned income tax return filing deadline is approaching. The due date is extended to Monday April 18 this year because Washington DC is commemorating Emancipation Day on Friday April 15.


Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator’s secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com.


Keystone Collections Group’s e-file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2015 tax return. It lets you file your tax return when it is most convenient for you. You will need your W-2, your Social Security Number and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C).


Keystone redesigned e-file to make it even faster and more user-friendly.


If you have questions regarding local tax filing, visit Keystone’s Frequently Asked Questions or call Keystone’s Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a local, knowledgeable Taxpayer Service Agent. You can also email your questions 24/7 to Taxpayer Support. Taxpayer Service Agents try to respond to all online inquiries within three business days.


Taxpayers with earned income in 2015 are required to file a Final Tax Return by Monday, April 18.

 
Yard Waste Collection Center is Open
1/15/2016
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.

HOURS OF OPERATION:

MONDAY thru FRIDAY: 9AM - 4PM.

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.

 
Washington Township Contact Information
9/4/2015
Phone: 717-362-3191

Fax: 717-362-4110

EMAIL: washingtontownship@wtwp.org
 
Recreation Board Vacancy
9/1/2015
The Washington Township Board of Supervisors are currently looking for township residents interested in serving on the Recreation Board.
In order to be considered, a Board Vacancy Application must be submitted to the township. An application is available to print out on the township website. Click on Permits, Applications, Board Vacancy Application. Submit the completed application and/or resume or letter of interest to the township office. Call the Secretary at 362-3191 or contact any township supervisor for more information.
 
Keystone Collections Group (Local Earned Income Tax)
3/18/2015
Any questions regarding local tax filing, call Keystone's Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 for assistance or email 24/7 to: www.KeystoneCollects.com > 'Contact Us'
 
EAA-Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations
2/26/2014
To view the Elizabethville Area Sewer/Water Rules, Rates and Regulations, click on Twp Info; Scroll down and click on Miscellaneous.
 
2010 CENSUS FIGURES
3/22/2011
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
 
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
3/12/2008
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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