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LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP

Administrative Office Hours: 

Monday thru Friday

8 AM - 4 PM

(717) 939-9377

***after hour sewer emergencies: (717) 558-6900

***citizens observing illicit discharge during normal office hours should contact the Township immediately at (717) 939-9377.  Observances after hours should be reported immediately by phoning (717) 558-6900.

 

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PENN WASTE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY COLLECTION SCHEDULE

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR

Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Public Safety Director.  This position is a civilian managerial position responsible for the administrative and operational functions for the Police Department, liaison to the Voluntary Fire Department and EMS as well as the coordinator of all Emergency Preparedness functions for the Township.   Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree, ten years of experience in public safety including five years of supervisory/managerial experience.  Equivalent education and experience will be considered.  Must be a U.S. citizen with strong law enforcement experience including previous certification as a police officer, working knowledge of EMS, fire and emergency operations.

 

For a complete listing of the job description and responsibilities please click HERE

 

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

 

Anne Shambaugh

Manager – Confidential

Lower Swatara Township

1499 Spring Garden Drive

Middletown, PA  17057

 

The position will remain open until filled.

 

Lower Swatara Township reserves the right to accept or reject application.  Lower Swatara Township is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.  

 

ROAD CLOSURES: 

 

Richardson Road will be closed indefinitely starting Monday, April 25, 2016 due to a deficient bridge. The closure will be at the bridge over Laurel Run – Cross streets are Eisenhower Boulevard to the north and Brookside Drive to the south. All addresses will remain accessible up to the bridge but access to those addresses will now only be from a single direction.

Information will be forwarded when the bridge repairs or replacement are completed but this will be a long-term closure.

 

Effective Immediately - Highland Street in Lower Swatara Township is closed in both directions at the bridge/culvert over Laurel Run. The cross streets are Route 441 to the south and Keckler Road in Swatara Township to the north. The roadway is compromised to the point that it will not safely support vehicles. THIS WILL BE A LONG-TERM CLOSURE. All properties on this road will remain accessible from the north.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

CONSTRUCTION CODE OFFICIAL

 Lower Swatara Township, Dauphin County is seeking a qualified applicant for the position of Construction Code Official.  The successful candidate should have Emergency Management experience; five (5) years of planning/zoning experience; PA DEP’S MS4 experience; municipal experience and knowledge of the Municipalities Planning Code.  A Bachelor’s degree is encouraged.  The following residential certifications are required: building, plumbing, mechanical and energy.  Building Code Official and Commercial certifications a plus.  Upon employment applicant will have one (1) year to obtain required certifications. 

 

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Anne Shambaugh

Manager – Confidential

Lower Swatara Township

1499 Spring Garden Drive

Middletown, PA  17057

 

The application deadline is April 1, 2016.

 

Lower Swatara Township reserves the right to accept or reject application.  Lower Swatara Township is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.  For a complete listing of job duties please click here

 

 

 

 

 

                       

2016 BUDGET

2016 MEETING DATES

 

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pdate to Lower Swatara Township Plan is Underway

LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE UNDERWAY

What should change…? What should stay the same…? What’s missing…in your local quality of life?
The Township, its citizen committee, and consultant will be exploring these questions as they prepare the Township’s Comprehensive Plan update. It’s the plan for coordinating policy and capital improvements in the areas of land use/zoning and development, transportation, utilities, Township and community services, including parks and recreation, and resource conservation.

Tell us how you would answer these questions. Visithttps://LowerSwatara.mysidewalk.com or use the link on the Township website. Register with a username and password – it helps us track visits and input. Share the link with your friends and neighbors in the Township. We want to hear from everyone!

If you prefer a paper survey, request one from Bob Greene at the Township Office, 717-939-9377.

er Swatara Township Pla

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UPCOMING EVENTS

May 30

MEMORIAL DAY -- TOWNSHIP OFFICE CLOSED

June 1

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Workshop Meeting

June 9

7 PM

Zoning Hearing Board Meeting

June 15

7 PM

Board of Commissioners Legislative Meeting

June 18

7 PM

"Movie in the Park" -- Shope Gardens Park

June 23

7 PM

Planning Commission Meeting

June 27

7 PM

Municipal Authority Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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School District events

 

 

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