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Santa Coming to Washington Township!

The Washington Township Volunteer Fire Company has volunteered to ride Santa through the Township on Saturday, December 17.   Santa is expected to leave the Firehall between 4:00 and 4:30 pm.  Heading north to the Paulton Area, then back south to Wellington Estates, and ending in Washington Acres.

This event is subject to weather permitting conditions.

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2023 Kunkle Park Pavilion Rentals

On December 1, 2022, we will begin taking reservations for the 2023 rental season.

Any questions, please call the office.

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Ready PA Newsletter - November, 2022

 To view the READY PA newsletter for NOVEMBER:

CLICK HERE

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Washington Township Enewsletter

Residents interested in receiving our weekly E-newsletter, please call 724-727-3515 or send an email to washtwp@washingtontownship.com requesting to be added to the list.  

Click HERE for the most current E-newsletter. 

                (NOVEMBER 28 THROUGH DECEMBER 4, 2022)

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Olympus Energy Conditions of Approval

CLICK HERE to view the Conditions of Approval

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MAWC 2021 Water Quality Report

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Tree Trimming

The Public Works Department will continue tree trimming as necessary. There is also an outside contractor doing some of the work. Tree limbs or shrubs which hang approximately 3 ‘-5’ off asphalt edge (except in yard areas around houses), approximately 2’-3’ off asphalt edge in yard areas around houses and low hanging limbs up to approximately 16’-18’ high, become a hazard and cause damage to buses and trucks and also interferes with proper snow removal.  We would greatly appreciate if all residents trim their trees in this area.

 

We cannot be held responsible if there is any damage to your trees.  If you are concerned with the health of your trees, please either trim them yourselves or hire a qualified tree arborist.

 

If you need any further information, please contact Rick Huffman at the township maintenance building at 724-727-9669.  Also, if you have any other road related concerns, please don’t hesitate to call.  We always appreciate the information.

We will also be trimming shrubs and trees that restrict vision at intersections.

Please be aware that our township ordinance prohibits parking on streets.  This is especially important during the winter months when the plows need to have access. This will be enforced.

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Lions' brooms 

           Lions’ Brooms are available for purchase at the Municipal Building                   REGULAR BROOMS - $10      LARGE BROOMS - $12     PUSH BROOMS - $20   

     CHILDREN'S BROOMS - $6      WHISK BROOMS - $5

                                                  

If interested in helping your local community, join the WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP/BELL TOWNSHIP LION'S CLUB.  Monthly meetings are held at the Township building every 3rd Monday of every month at 7:00 pm.  For more information, contact John Doyle at 724-727-2518. 

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Blue Reflective Address Signs

The blue reflective address number signs are available for sale at the Township Office.  The cost for these signs is $15 each.

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Compliance audit report of the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Co. No. 1 Relief Association, Incorporated for the period, January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020. 

To view a PDF of this report, CLICK HERE

 

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Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center

To view the Westmoreland Cleanways website:  Click HERE

     General Public:
     Mondays Noon – 5 p.m. (Closed-Labor Day, Sept. 6)
     Wednesdays 8 a.m.-1 p.m.   Fridays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
     2nd Saturday of Each Month 8:30 a.m. – Noon

     724-879-4020

    To view the Westmoreland Cleanways 2022 Fall newsletter, 

    CLICK HERE

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Township Road Updates

Gill Road will be closed to thru-traffic indefinately.

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 Act 75 of 2021/HB 523 - Private Road Maintenance

Major provisions:  

Amends the General Road Law to clarify that each property owner benefiting from a private road must contribute proportionally to the cost of maintenance and has the right to bring civil action to enforce this provision.

 * Does not apply to private roads subject to a written maintenance agreement or a private road within a home-owners association.

To view Act 75 of 2021, CLICK HERE

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MS4 Stormwater

Please see the attached information regarding the MS4 Program. To view this information: CLICK HERE.

Also, please view additional information under the "Services and Information" tab and then select "MS4" or CLICK HERE.

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Police Department

The Washington Township Police Department is on Facebook and Nixle (Nixle.org).  Residents are encouraged to visit these free sites.  If you notice any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, do not hesitate to contact 911.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washington-Township-Police/123134821066134

 

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Township Residents Needing Clean Fill

Please contact the Township if you would like to receive clean fill.  The Township often has various projects where we will have clean fill that we need to dispose of.  If interested, call us at 724-727-3515 and we can make arrangements with you.

 

Prescription Drugs

MedReturn Drug Collection

Drop-off boxes for unwanted prescription medications are located at the Washington Township Police Department (M-F, 8 am to 3 pm) and other police departments in our area.  Residents can bring any outdated or unwanted prescription or over-the-counter pills, inhalers, ointments,  creams, sprays and pet medicines.  Medicines should be deposited in sealed bottles, bags or other containers; patient information can be removed or crossed out.  Needles and injectable drugs will not be accepted.

 

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Senior Softball, Kiski Valley Grays players wanted

Attention:  Recreational Softball Players (Guys and Girls)

Age 55 and Older

 

 Softball Games begin in mid-April and are held on Mondays and Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm.

 

The Senior Softball team is always welcoming new players to their League, the “Kiski Valley Grays’ at Kunkle Park in Washington Township.  There is a $20 registration fee, which includes shirt and hat.

 

On Friday afternoons, players enjoy a nice lunch in the pavilion.  For additional information, please contact:  Albert (724-219-9848)

On Site Gas Production

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Report

To view a PDF of the report, CLICK HERE

 

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Proposed Budget - 2022

To view a copy of the Proposed Budget for 2022, 

CLICK HERE

 

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Concise Financial Statements for Publication Prepared on Modified Accrual Basis Combined Balance Sheet

To view a PDF of the report: 

CLICK HERE