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WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP SNOW TIPS:
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 www.ready.gov for more preparedness information.
To Report a Power Outage: Met-Ed: 1-888-544-4877
Township staff received a revised application for a rezoning request from the owners of two (2) parcels located at Hadleigh Drive and West Market Street (51-000-27-0302-00 and 51-000-HG-0007E-00). The application will be reviewed at the Board of Supervisors’ meeting on February 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in order to consider forwarding the request to West Manchester Township’s Planning Commission and the York County Planning Commission for review and comments. At this meeting, the Board of Supervisors will consider establishing a date for public hearing and rezoning these two (2) parcels. Interested parties are welcome to attend.
The West Manchester Township Water Authority will hold a special meeting to accept public comment regarding the removal of fluoride from the Shiloh Water System. The public meeting will be held on Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the West Manchester Township Municipal Building located at 380 East Berlin Road, York, PA. Persons with disabilities may contact the Township office at (717) 792-3505 to discuss how best to accommodate your needs.
The West Manchester Township Board of Supervisors will hold a joint special meeting of the Board in conjunction with the Shiloh Water Authority on Wednesday, January 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the West Manchester Township Municipal Building located at 380 East Berlin Road, York, Pa. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss strategic planning and long-range goals shared by the organizations. Persons with disabilities may contact the Township office at (717) 792-3505 to discuss how best to accommodate your needs.
The Shiloh Water Authority has officially advertised its intent to remove fluoride from the Shiloh Water system in the December 21, 2019 notice to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. For your convenience, a copy of the advertisement is posted below, if you wish to see the notice in its entirety, you may click on the attached link, https://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/Display/pabull?file=/secure/pabulletin/data/vol49/49-51/1897.html
| Permit No. 6719520, Public Water Supply.
Persons wishing to comment on this application is invited to submit statements to the contact office noted before the application within 30-days from the date of this public notice (No later than January 21, 2020). Comments received within the respective comment periods will be considered in the final determinations regarding the applications. A comment submittal should include the name, address and telephone number of the writer and a concise statement to inform the Department of the exact basis of a comment and the relevant facts upon which it is based.
The Department will also accept requests for public hearings on applications. A public hearing may be held if the responsible office considers the public response significant. If a hearing is scheduled, a notice of the hearing will be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin and a newspaper of general circulation within the relevant geographical area. The Department will postpone its final determination until after a public hearing is held.
Persons with a disability who require an auxiliary aid, service, including TDD users, or other accommodations to seek additional information should contact the Department of Environmental Protection through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984.
Activities & Events
TEE BALL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
Boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of softball/baseball in a non-competitive atmosphere where participation and good sportsmanship are the primary goals.
WHO: Boys and Girls – Ages 5-8
WHEN: Tuesday & Thursday evenings 6:00 – 7:30 (May 5 thru May 28)
WHERE: St. Paul’s Wolf’s Church and if needed Trimmer Elementary
COST: Prior to March 27 Resident – $40.00 Non-Resident – $50.00
After March 27 – Resident – $50.00 Non-Resident – $60.00
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION MARCH 27
If you have any questions, please call the Township Office at 717-792-3505.
Summer Softball for Girls
WHO: 7U Micro (Ages 5-7) – 10 & Under – 12 & Under – 14 & Under – 18 & Under
WHEN: April to August. Players will be notified by the coach as to team placement and practice times.
COST: (Prior to Feb 8) Twp Resident – $90.00 Non Resident – $120.00
(After February 8) – Township Resident – $100.00 and Non Resident – $140.00
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS FEBRUARY 8
UPCOMING BUS TRIP
- April 18 – NYC
- April 25-May 3 – New Orleans
- May 9 – St. Michael’s MD
- May 16 – Cape May
- June 8-12 – Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard
- June 13 – NYC
- June 27 – Washington DC
- Sep 14-18 – Vermont
- Oct 3 – Sunfest
- Oct 10 – Jim Thorpe
- Oct 17 – Altoona – Railroaders Memorial Museum & Horseshoe Curve
- Oct 24 – Chestertown, MD
- Dec 5 – Dickens Christmas
- Dec 19 – New York City
- Call 792-3505 for an information packet on the individual trip. For additional info visit www.DoverTwpRec.com.
YARD WASTE COLLECTION
The next Yard Waste Collections is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020. 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.
DAIRY QUEEN SNOW SCULPTURE CONTEST
Who: All Township Residents (all ages)
When: Anytime it snows
Where: In your own backyard
Check out the details in the Winter Bulletin on page 19
GIFT CARD BINGO
Sunday, March 29, at the Shiloh Fire Company
Doors Open at 10:00 AM – Bingo starts at Noon
$20 in Advance – $25 at the Door
Tickets can be purchased at the West Manchester Township Office
380 East Berlin Road, York, PA 17408
Questions ??? Call 717-792-3505
2020 Meeting Dates
Board of Supervisors
Reorganization Meeting, January 6 at 7:30 am
All other meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 23; February 27; March 26; April 23; May 28; June 25; July 23; August 27; September 24; October 22; November 12; December 17.
Board of Auditors
January 7 at 4:00 pm.
Recreation Advisory Committee
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: February 19; April 15; June 17; August 19; October 21; December 16.
Meetings are held at the Authority Office, 2115 Log Cabin Road, York, PA 17404: Reorganization Meeting, January 2 at 7:00 pm; all other meetings begin at 8:00 pm: January 29; February 26; March 25; April 29; May 27; June 24; July 29; August 26; September 30; October 28; November 18; December 16.
Plan Filing Dates
Filing dates close at 12:00 noon: January 27; February 24; March 23; April 27; May 22; June 22; July 27; August 24; September 28; October 26; November 23; December 28.
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 14; February 11; March 10; April 14; May 12; June 9; July 14; August 11; September 8; October 13; November 10; December 8.
Zoning Hearing Board Submittal Deadline
Plan filing dates are as follows and must be filed by 12:00 noon: January 24; February 28; March 27; April 24; May 22; June 26; July 24; August 28; September 25; October 23; November 30; December 28.
Zoning Hearing Board
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: January 28; February 25; March 24; April 28; May 26; June 23; July 28; August 25; September 22; October 27; November 24; December 22.
In-House Plan Review
Reviews begin at 2:00 pm: January 7; February 4; March 3; April 7; May 5; June 2; July 7; August 4; September 1; October 6; November 4; December 1.
Fire Services Advisory Committee
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm: February 24; May 18; August 31; November 30.
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.