Please have your leaves out prior to the scheduled day.
Once the trucks have moved through an area they may not return until the next scheduled pick up.
If time and weather permit we may return to areas with heavy leaves as necessary.
Mondays Shopes Garden Area, Greenwood Hills
Wednesdays Bryn Gweld, Green Plains, Jednota Flats
Rosedale Areas, Twelve Oaks
Thursdays Longview Acres & Old Reliance Farms
This schedule will be followed each week through DECEMBER 6, 2013.
Holidays and periods when leaves fall rapidly may cause temporary disruption in schedule.
LEAVES SHOULD BE CURBSIDE.
IF YOU HAVE A STORM DRAIN ADJACENT TO YOUR PROPERTY, PLEASE TRY TO KEEP IT CLEARED.
LIMBS, BRANCHES, STICKS, GRASS CLIPPINGS, FLOWERS, OR MULCHED LEAVES WILL NOT BE PICKED UP.
We would like to remind our residents that door-to-door solicitation ("transient retail business") does require a transient retail business license, which is issued by the Lower Swatara Police Department. Any person approaching your home to conduct transient retail business should be able to produce a copy of this license/permit for your inspection. If you have any questions, please contact the
Lower Swatara Township participates with Dauphin County Area Agency of Aging Meals on Wheels program, and we can always use more individuals willing to deliver hot meals to residents within the Township. Volunteers pick up meals at the Township Administrative building in the morning after 9:30 on their scheduled day (currently once every three weeks) Monday through Friday and deliver before noon. There is also a need for volunteers who may be willing to fill in occasionally for a volunteer who is unable to deliver on their scheduled day. If you are interested in delivering meals or if you would like more information, please contact Angie at 717-939-9377 or email@example.com.
Lids for the new bins are out of stock, but will be available at the Township Building soon. Please call to confirm availability.
CUSTOMERS ARE REQUIRED TO CONTACT THE LOCAL POST OFFICE BEFORE INSTALLING THE MAILBOX TO ENSURE ITS CORRECT PLACEMENT AND HEIGHT AT THE STREET. GENERALLY, MAILBOXES ARE INSTALLED AT A HEIGHT OF 41 - 45 in. FROM THE ROAD SURFACE TO INSIDE FLOOR OF THE MAILBOX OR POINT OF MAIL ENTRY (LOCKED DESIGNS) AND ARE SET BACK 6 - 8 in. FROM FRONT FACE OF CURB OR ROAD EDGE TO THE MAILBOX DOOR.
*Please note that the Township is not responsible for mailboxes not in compliance with the above regulations. If mailboxes are too close to the curb, they may be damaged by snow plows, street sweepers, and other large vehicles during leaf collection and any upcoming road construction.