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South Franklin Township is reaching out to the community in search of a dedicated volunteer to serve on the Township’s Park Board. Duties include attending a monthly meeting to discuss the operations and activities of the Park, helping out with fundraisers and events such as the Easter Egg hunt and Night with Santa, and being able to help with projects in the Park. We are looking for someone who is dedicated, innovative, helpful and of course fun. This is a Park Board after all. So if you are seriously interested in joining the Board please contact the Township at 724-225-4828, email Tyler tlinck@southfranklintwp.org or Kellie korlosky@southfranklintwp.com or just shoot us a message on Facebook. Township residents ONLY may apply. We look forward to hearing from and working with you.

South Franklin Township will be sending out a monthly email blast listing events in the Township throughout the year. If you would like to be added to the list please send an email to southfranklintwpcalendar@gmail.com and we will be sure to keep you informed! Click HERE for April & May 2016.

Check out the information and application for the Greater Washington County Food Bank and its upcoming dates. Application and Schedule.

Attention Residents: If you notice an issue with a State Road (Lagonda, Jolly School, Cove, Route 18, Route 221, Vaneal, Pleasant Grove, Cracraft, Pikes Peak) please CLICK HERE to visit PennDOT's website to submit your concern.

The South Franklin Township Park Board has set a Community Day with the Washington Wild Things for Sunday May 22, 2016 as they take on the Lake Erie Crushers. The doors open at 5:00pm with the game starting at 6:05pm. Tickets are $8. The Park Board will also be raffling off the opportunity to throw out the First Pitch, which proceeds will help fund Park Board projects, and also may hold a contest to sing the National Anthem. Before the game, children will be allowed in the tunnel to High Five the players onto the field and then accompany a player to their position before the first pitch. After the game, children are invited to run the bases and get autographs from the players. See the poster below for ordering information.

Click HERE for the 2016 McGuffey East Youth Baseball Game Schedule.

Local Tax Return is Due April 18
It’s that time of year again. The 2015 local earned income tax return filing deadline is approaching. The due date is extended to Monday April 18 this year because Washington DC is commemorating Emancipation Day on Friday April 15. Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator’s secure website, which is available 24/7 at www.KeystoneCollects.com. Click HERE for complete information.

If you are buying, selling, or plan on building a house, please view these three documents to help with the sewage requirements of the properties and the process you will need to complete. What is a Planning Module? Planning Module Requirements. Sewage Malfunction Process.

Electronics Recycling Information: The Washington County Planning Commission is holding monthly electronics collection services at the County Fairground. Additional dates for electronics recycling are March 1, April 5, May 3, June 14, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1 and Dec. 13. Visit their website for more information:http://www.co.washington.pa.us/index.aspx?nid=169

PLEASE NO PARKING ON ANY OF THE PARK TRAILS. THEY ARE FOR WALKING ONLY.

CLICK HERE for Winter Safety Tips
Please read HERE for information about the Township's road plowing and salting process to give a better understanding of how the Road Crew operates during snowstorms.

CLICK HERE or HERE or HERE for Pipeline Safety Information

Check out this information regarding Onlot Sewage Systems. It is very helpful especially if you are building a new home or need a new system.

If you own and operate a DRONE within South Franklin Township, please read these Federal guidelines or visit www.faa.gov/uas or www.knowbeforeyoufly.org.

The South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new volunteers. Please visit their website for more information by clicking HERE.

South Franklin Township 2011 Act 13 reimbursement = $177,633.27
South Franklin Township 2012 Act 13 reimbursement = $286,618.70
South Franklin Township 2013 Act 13 reimbursement = $342,345.48
South Franklin Township 2014 Act 13 reimbursement = $325,002.00

Free Water Quality Testing Program from Carnegie Mellon University. CLICK HERE for more information regarding the program.

Methane Gas and Your Water Well Fact Sheet... click HERE for more information.
DEP Water Supply Replacement and Subsidence Damage Repair Info... click HERE

Community Building/Pavilion Rental
South Franklin began taking reservations for 2016 rentals of the Community Building, Lower Pavilion and Upper Pavilion for South Franklin Township residents only Thursday January 7, 2016 at the municipal building. Residents must apply in person and pay the deposit (Bldg. $100, lower pavilion $150 and upper pavilion $125) when the reservation is made. Beginning March 1, 2016 reservations will be open to the public during regular office hours.

Click Here to view information about expanding Broadband Internet service in the Township.

CLICK HERE to view the 2016 Spring Edition of the Township Bulletin

Earned Income Tax Changes - FOR YOUR INFORMATION

CLICK HERE for information on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

South Franklin Township is located in southern Washington County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.  The Township is home to over 3,310 (Census 2010) residents and is 21.1 square miles in area.  The predominance of development in the Township is residential in nature with nearly 50% of all land use classified as agricultural in character.

South Franklin Township is part of the McGuffey School District.  Residents are provided with a variety of municipal services including fire, planning, code enforcement, and recreation.  Township taxes are low and have not increased in ten years. The majority of the community’s population lives within close proximity to major transportation corridors (I-70, Route 18) that provide convenient access to the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in 30 minutes. The Township takes great pride in its heritage and character, and is dedicated to the continued delivery of quality services and the enhancement of the community’s overall quality of life. Thanks for visiting our website.  Better yet, we hope you visit us in person.  We look forward to meeting you.   Need Directions Click here

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