Welcome to Hamilton Township


The next Parks & Recreation Board meeting will be held on June 13th @ 7:00 pm

The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on June 20th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

The next Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting will be held on July 3rd, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

The next Finance Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 25th @ 6:30 pm


Reminders all resident having a yard sale will need a permit there is no fee limit 2 per year




Infinity TV Services have added WITF-Kids (channels 239/1158) will added to the limited basic channel line up on June 1 , 2017

WITF-Kids will broadcast PBS children’s programming 24 hrs a day / 7 days a week. which will allow children to watch there favorites series during prim time and other after school hour.


Image result for book clip artSummer Book Sale at the EBACC

Once again, book lovers will be treated to a Summer book sale at the East Berlin Area Community Center. There are thousands of books so mark your calendars. The sale will be from Wednesday June 21 to Saturday, July 1. So, tell your friends and don’t miss this one! All proceeds benefit EBACC. We need volunteers and book donations.
All books are donated and may be dropped off at EBACC.

Wednesday, June 21:

$2.00 for hardcover, $1.00 for paperback.

Thursday, June 22 through Monday, June 26:

$1.00 for hardcover and $.50 for paperback.

Tuesday, June 27 – fill a bag for $5.00
Wednesday, June 28 – fill a bag for $4.00
Thursday, June 29 – fill a bag for $3.00
Friday, June 30 – fill a bag for $2.00
Saturday, July 1 – fill a bag for $1.00

Book categories include Fiction, Mystery and Suspense, Ro- mance, Science Fiction, Biography, History, Military, Cook- books, Kids books, Self-help, Art, Science and Nature, Young Adult, Vintage books, Coffee Table books, Large Print, plus many other categories.

CDs and DVDs are Available and Special Priced Books

Hours for the book sale are:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursdays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Image result for running clip artEast Berlin Area Community Center 5K

Saturday, July 15, 2017 8:00 AM

405 North Avenue East Berlin, PA 17316405 North Avenue East Berlin, PA 1731617316

Presented by East Berlin Area Community Center, Inc

Visit Official Website


Image result for summer pictures clip artWhat’s Up Adams County?

Summer 2017

Out of School Time Directory

Check out some fun summer activities for children over the summer visit cfygettysburg.com and click on the Home page and look for What’s up Adams County. There are many free and moderate fee items to choice from.

Image result for phone clipartArea Code Overlay Approved for the Pennsylvania 717 Are Code

starting August 26,2017 you must use 10 digit to make a call. Beginning September 26,2017 new customers in the 717 geographical are may be assigned telephone numbers with the new are code 223.

There will be no changes to your telephone number if your area code is already is 717, what is local now will meany local, you will continue to dial 1 + area code to other area codes, you will still dial just 3 digits for 911


Image result for mosquito clipartMosquito-borne Disease Control Program

The Department of Environmental Protection; PA Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control & Prevention have issued a Surveillance Program against mosquitoes, standing water and dead birds.  Their goal is to reduce the risk of WNV (West Nile Virus) exposure.  Please check your property and look for anything that holds water for one week or more.  These are the places where mosquito larva will grow.  If you have questions please contact this office or PA Dept. of Health at 717-334-2112


Image result for pill clipartMedication Collection Boxes

Turn in unused and expired medications for safe disposal at one of Adams County’s permanent medication drop boxes.

Adams County Courthouse
11 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Conewago Township Police Department
541 Oxford Avenue, Hanover, PA 17331
8:00 am- 2:00 pm M-F

Cumberland Township Police Department
1370 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
8:00 am- 4:00 pm M-Th

Eastern Adams Police Department
110 N. Berlin Avenue, New Oxford, PA 17350
10:00 am – 3:00 pm M-F

Gettysburg Borough Police Department
59 East High Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325
8am – 4:30pm M-F
*Sponsored by Gettysburg Borough Police Department

Gettysburg College
Broadway entrance to Health Services and is accessible when the
Health Service is open: Hours: 8:30 am-12 Noon and 1:00-4:30 pm.
(Hours during summer and winter breaks may vary.)

Liberty Township Police Department
39 Topper Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
8:00 am- 4:00 pm M-Th

Littlestown Borough Police Department
10 South Queen Street, Littlestown, PA 17340
7:00 am – 3:30 pm M-F

McSherrystown Borough Police Department
366 Main Street, McSherrystown, PA 17344
8:00 am – 2:00 pm M-F

WellSpan Pharmacy Fairfield
4910 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320
9:00 am – 6:00 pm M-F
9:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturday 


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    We now have a clothing collection bin. Community Aid will give back to the Township .04 per pound of donations. The money that is given back will help the people in the community.


      Image result for adams spca dogs

 We continue to collect items for the Adams County SPCA for the care of the animals at the shelter. They can be dropped off at the Hamilton Township Office. They are in need of clean bedding, food, blankets, towels and toys.


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The Township continues to collect glossy paper and magazines, the glossy newspaper inserts, ect. They can be dropped of at the Township off. 


Washington Township
Electronic Recycling Program

Open to all area residents
The rate is $.45 per pound with a $25.00 minimum per trip.
The amount of electronics per trip are not limited. ALL units will be weighed for cost.

on TUESDAYS and WEDNESDAYS from 8 am – 4 pm.

All electronic devices must be recycled and can not be disposed of in any other manner.
Transfer Station / Recycling Center only accept CASH or CHECKS.


 Tenant Notification

Hamilton Township Ordinance #53 requires all landlords to file annual reports listing all rental or rentable units, tenants, or occupiers.  The purpose of the ordinance is to correctly identify the actual residents within a dwelling unit, business unit, or parcel of real estate to enable the Township to more equitably and efficiently assess and levy taxes on taxable residents.   A copy of the ordinance is available at the Township Office.  The Tenant/Landlord Form is available under “Permits & Forms” on this web-site.  This form must be returned to the Township Secretary between Jan 1st and 15th of each year.  Changes throughout the year must be reported as well.  Thank you


The Right to Know Law requires that we post the following information:

Our Right to Know Officer is Stephanie A. Egger.  You may request information by filling out a Right to Know form, found under the Forms tab.  You may file a Right to Know requests in person, by e-mail, by facsimile or by mail.  If you have any questions please contact the Township Office.


2017 Fall/Winter Newsletter

Our new Fall/Winter Newsletter is ready and available at the Township Office,

or you can print out a copy from our internet site at:  http://twphamilton.com.

Photos were taken by Devon Brogan of Coxen Photography.  You can contact her for further information at:  coxenphotography@gmail.com