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West Manchester Township is offering the following tips to follow once the snow begins to fall:

  • Ensure proper ventilation of furnaces, water heaters and other appliances that vent outside. Clear snow from exhaust pipes.
  • Clear snow from gas meters. Heavy snow can cover the regulator vent and block gas service.
  • Check on vulnerable neighbors, friends and relatives during and after the storm. Make sure they have an adequate supply of food, water and medicine.
  • Do not call 911 to report power outages unless the outage poses a threat to safety or property (contact numbers for electricity providers are listed below).
  • Never use a generator indoors or in an attached garage. A portable generator exhausts a deadly gas called carbon monoxide that is odorless and colorless. Place generators outside where exhaust fumes will not enter into enclosed spaces. The generator should be protected from direct exposure to rain and snow. Follow manufacturer instructions.
  • Clear fire hydrants near your home or business from snow so the hydrants are readily accessible to fire departments. Fire hydrants should be cleared of snow from about 3 feet in each direction, with a clear path to the street.
  • Clear snow off all exposed surfaces of vehicles before driving, including the top of the vehicle.
  • Take care not to overexert when shoveling snow. Push the snow as you shovel because it’s easier on your back than lifting the snow. Make sure to stretch before and after snow removal. Take breaks as necessary.

Residents can visit for more preparedness information.

To Report a Power Outage:       Met-Ed: 1-888-544-4877

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Due to the weather forcasted for Saturday evening/night, Santa has regretfully decided to cancel his tour Saturday evening.  Because he rides in an open air Fire truck, he doesn’t want to take the risk of getting sick from being in the rain before Christmas.  He is currently working on a modified route for Sunday, in hopes to still go around the entire Township on Sunday.  Please continue to watch Facebook for updates. 


Beginning October 29th and continuing till December 21st, weather permitting, West Manchester Public Works will be collecting leaves.  During this time frame, the Public Works will provide residents with multiple collections. 

Please rake all leaves to the curb line for collection. 

DO NOT mix stones, branches, brush, grass clippings or anything else with your leaves or they WILL NOT be collected. 



WHEN:      Thursday, December 20

TIME:         1:OO PM – 3:00 PM

WHERE:    Shiloh Fire Co. – 2190 Carlisle Road

COST:          $5.00 at the door

DO NOT park in Emergency Designated Areas.  Please bring a dabber with you, we will have a limited number available.  Doors open at 12:30 PM.

CALL TO REGISTER:  717-792-3505 by December 17.


WHEN:    Saturday, December 8 – 10:00 AM  11:00 AM

WHERE:  Shiloh Fire Company

Santa will be arriving on Saturday, December 8, at the Shiloh Fire Company.  Please plan to join the Shiloh Lions and the Scouts from Troop 94 to greet Santa as he arrives at 10:00 AM.  Scout Troop 94 will be making pancakes and sausages from 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM, plan to arrive early to join Santa for breakfast.  The cost is $5.00 for adults with a discounted rate for the kids.  The breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, plus sausage, orange juice and coffee.  Extra sausage will be available to purchase.  Of course Santa’s visit is free!!!  The proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the boy scouts’ accounts.  Join Santa, as he spreads holiday cheer to put everyone in a festive mood!  Santa’s elves will be available to show the kids how to create a holiday craft as well. 



The next Yard Waste Collections are scheduled for Saturdays, December 1 and 15.

Place yard waste in a container which can be emptied, biodegradable brown paper bags or bundle it with biodegradable twine in easy-to handle bundles.  Bundles may be no longer than 5′ in length and not weigh more than 30 pounds each.  Branches may not exceed 6″ in diameter.  Yard waste must be placed at the curb on scheduled pick up day before 6:00 AM.  An unlimited number of bags or bundles may be placed at the curb. 

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2018 Meeting Dates

2018 Board of Supervisors

Reorganization Meeting, January 2 at 7:30 am

All other meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 25; February 22; March 22; April 26; May 24; June 28; July 26; August 23; September 27; October 25; November 8; December 13.

Board of Auditors

January 3 at 4:00 pm.

Recreation Advisory Committee

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: February 21; April 18; June 20; August 15; October 17; December 19.

Water Authority

Meetings are held at the Authority Office, 2115 Log Cabin Road, York, PA 17404: Reorganization Meeting, January 8 at 7:00 pm; all other meetings begin at 8:00 pm: January 31; February 28; March 28; April 25; May 30; June 27; July 25; August 29; September 26; October 31; November 21; December 19.

Plan Filing Dates

Filing dates close at 12:00 noon: January 22; February 26; March 26; April 23; May 25; June 25; July 23; August 27; September 24; October 22; November 26; December 21.

Planning Commission

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 9; February 13; March 13; April 10; May 8; June 12; July 10; August 14; September 11; October 9; November 13; December 11.

Zoning Hearing Board Submittal Deadline

Plan filing dates are as follows and must be filed by 12:00 noon: January 26; February 23; March 23; April 27; May 25; June 22; July 27; August 24; September 28; October 26; November 26; December 28.

Zoning Hearing Board

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 23; February 27; March 27; April 24; May 22; June 26; July 24; August 28; September 25; October 23; November 27; December 18.

In-House Plan Review

Reviews begin at 2:00 pm: January 2; February 6; March 6; April 3; May 1; June 5; July 3; August 7; September 4; October 2; November 7; December 4.

Fire Services Advisory Committee

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: February 26; May 21; August 27; November 26.

All of the above meetings, except the Water Authority meetings, are held at the West Manchester Township Municipal Complex, in the public meeting room, located at 380 East Berlin Road, York, Pennsylvania, 17408. West Manchester Township complies with the American with Disabilities Act (Public Law 101-336) and will, in carrying out the requirements of the Act, accommodate persons with hearing disabilities which require an auxiliary aid or service. However, persons requiring such services must provide adequate notice prior to the public meeting.