Budget Notice
BUDGET NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Washington Township Board of Supervisors, Dauphin County, has tentatively approved the 2016 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 intends to formally adopt the budget during their December 15, 2015 regular scheduled meeting, beginning 7 PM, at the municipal building.
Official Bid Notice
Official Bid Notice

Township of Washington, Dauphin County

Sealed and separate bids will be received by Washington Township, Dauphin County until Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 3:00 PM, prevailing time, and opened shortly thereafter for the following:

1 – Used 2011 or Newer 250 Gallon Crack Sealer,
The following specifications shall be considered minimum requirements: All bidders must guarantee bid meets all minimum requirements.

23 hp Diesel Engine, 600 Hours or less, Heat Transfer Oil Capacity: 85 Gallons, GVWR: 12,000 lbs, Diesel Burner BTU: 120,000, Engine Enclosure, Overnite Material Heater, Heated Overhead Boom, Agitator Shut Down Switch, Flow Control on Wand/Handle, 12’ Hose, Tandem Axle with Electric Brakes, Operators manual, Parts manual.

Bids will be opened and read publicly December 15, 2015 at 7:00 PM, in the Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, 185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA 17023.

Bids must be sealed and addressed to Donna Sitlinger, Township Secretary, above address, and must indicate on the outside of the envelope “Crack Sealer Bid”. Bids must be received at the township office prior to the time noted above. For any additional information, contact the Township Secretary.

The Board of Supervisors of Washington Township reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any technicality or formality therein. Township to inspect Crack Sealer and have a demo prior to bid award.
Washington Township Contact Information
Phone: 717-362-3191

Fax: 717-362-4110

EMAIL: washingtontownship@wtwp.org
Recreation Board Vacancy
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.
On-Lot Disposal Sewage System Maintenance Program
Washington Township has designated the on lot disposal sewage system(septic tank)pumping schedule as follows:

Year 2015- Property Parcel No. 8, 11,12,18

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

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 mailed in January.

(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 our their on lot disposal sewage system frequently, more than one pump out during each five year cycle, may continue to do so. Please be reminded to forward a Pumper's Report Form and Pumper's billing receipt to the township office. Doing so will ensure the last pump out does not go beyond the 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.



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

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

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

Yard waste from commercial landscapers, mowers, or tree trimmers will not be accepted.

Township personnel have the right to reject yard waste not acceptable for disposal.
Keystone Collections Group (Local Earned Income Tax)
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
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
Washington Township is currently looking for a Zoning/Codes Enforcement Officer. The applicant should be knowledgeable of the administration and enforcement of zoning. This position is part time as needed. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Washington Township, 185 Manors Road, Elizabethville, PA 17023
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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