Welcome to Hamilton Township


                 Thanksgiving November 23rd, 2017 


The office will be on November 23rd and 24th to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday.




The next Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting will be held on December 4th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

The next Parks & Recreation Board meeting will be held on February 13th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on December 19th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

The next Finance Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 26th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm




Is looking for a maintenance person- part time for setting up, clean up for sales and general maintenance. This is a paid position. If interested please contact EBACC at 717-259-8848  



EBACC Upcoming events!!

EBACC’s 22nd Annual Christmas Bazaar   Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

EBACC will host a spectacular Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. The community center will welcome over 40 vendors filling the gymnasium, stage, and several classrooms. EBACC will be transformed with festive colors, seasonal decorations, and fragrant, fresh pine wreaths. Delicious food will be served in the kitchen, prepared by a jolly and energetic volunteer staff. Door Prizes every hour all day long! Please call the EBACC office if you would like more information at 717-259-8848. Don’t miss this Great Holiday Event!

4th Annual Christmas Festival in East Berlin ~ December 8th & 9th

We’re looking forward to the 4th Annual Christmas Festival in EastBerlin at the Community Center! A fun morning and evening are planned for children and their families. On Friday, December 8th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, a light supper of hearty potato soup, sandwiches and apple crisp with ice cream will be available for purchase from 4 pm till 7 pm.
Twenty-minute wagon rides will begin at 5 pm. This fun ride in a wagon pulled by a cart of beautiful horses will tour East Berlin and include a live narrative by Mrs. Claus. 
Families may enjoy the light supper and other activities in the gym such as Santa reading a story and a variety of games & crafts organized by EBACC, the East Berlin Library, a local Brownie Troop and Skills, Inc. 
Saturday, December 9th, the wagon rides will start back up at 9 am. Activities start in the morning for children and a breakfast of bacon, eggs, pancakes & beverages will be available until 11 am. 
This is a family fun hometown event to enjoy. 
Please call to place reservations for the wagon rides at 717-259-8848. There will be limited room so reserve your time slot in advance. Wagon rides are $5.00 per person. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early for your timeslot.


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EBACC Fitness Center Senior Programs

Did you know that the closest Fitness Center that honors both the SilverSneakers and Silver & Fit programs may be your local EBACC Fitness Center? We are located at 405 North Avenue in East Berlin are a part of the East Berlin Area Community Center.

The Silver & Fit senior program is for those 65 and above that are eligible for the Medicare Advantage/Supplement for beneficiaries and group retirees. If qualified, we can sign you up on the spot, there is NO cost. A member can enjoy the friendly convenience of a local full-service gym close to home and all the benefits of the Silver and Fit program.
The SilverSneakers fitness program provides eligible senior members with no cost fitness memberships through arrangements with certain health plans and is a product of Healthways®, Inc. You may contact your Insurance Plan advisor to check on availability and how to sign up.
If you are not eligible for either of these programs, we do offer discounted pricing to seniors 65 and above!

Many studies have shown a link between exercise and improved quality of life. Starting an exercise program can be beneficial for anyone at any stage of life. The Fitness Center has over 30 quality machines to assist you. There is a circuit room, cardio room with a variety of cardio equipment, a weight room with both cable machines and free weights. There is also a collection of exercise balls, stretch bands, and mats for working the core and improving flexibility. !! We are open 7 days a week. Certified Personal Trainers are available.

Stop in for a tour of the EBACC Fitness Center. Additional information, please call 717-259-0149.



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

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


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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. 


Image result for phone clipartMust use area codes to call out

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 remain local, you will continue to dial 1 + area code to other area codes, you will still dial just 3 digits for 911


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 When cleaning out your closet this fall think about dropping of any clothes and shoes for donation to the Community Aid drop box at the Township Building.   

    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 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 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.


Electronic Recycling

Electronics (Computers, TV’s and their peripherals, not toasters, radios, etc.) In November 2010, the Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA) was passed, which established requirements for individuals and entities with the handling of
covered devices (i.e., computers, monitors, peripherals, and televisions.) As a result, these items from Adams County must be taken to an R2/e-Stewards certified recycler or an approved drop-off point for these recyclers. (con’t next pg) Call the locations listed below for details before taking items there.

Air Cycle Corporation (www.aircycle.com) 800-909-9709
Cumberland County Recycling Center, Carlisle (limited days/times) .240-6489

Staples (No TV’s), Gettysburg or Hanover 337-2113 or 630-9811 also: Chbg 263-2553, Carlisle 243-1213, Mech. 795-7590, York 852-8454(call for details/acceptable items or check online at www.staples.com)

Washington Twp Transfer Station (limited days/times)717-762-4413

 (NOTE: Household items such as toasters, radios, etc. can be placed in with your regular trash for pick up.) In Working Condition Only:

Goodwill Keystone Area, Hanover or Chambersburg  717-637-0397 or 717-267-0488

Salvation Army Family Store, Camp Hill 800-728-7825
United Way, Gettysburg 717-334-5809




The Right to Know Law request 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.