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    General information, notices and other topics of interest pertaining to Germany Township are posted here as they develop. This news page is also a forum for announcing details and specifics of township projects, communications and documents that are in process or under review, such as a proposed budget, an ordinance under review and other general information. Viewers of these documents should not act upon this information without first contacting the township.  To view details of each news item, click on the links.

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Important Bulletins from Pennsylvania State Police:

Package Thieves

Child Safety Seats



Christmas Tree Drop Off
Christmas trees may be dropped off at the Township Municipal Building by the garage.

Adams County Recycling Brochure 2019

NOTICE: We now have an outlet for electronic recycling:

Please call for details as these options are only available certain days and there is a small charge. 
Adams County residents who use our Transfer Station can bring their TVs in $0.45 / pound.
The Washington Township Board of Supervisors recently voted to start accepting electronics from people who are not Washington Township residents.  The rate remains at $0.45 per pound with a $25 minimum per trip.  The number of electronics is not limited.  All units will be weighed for cost. 
Electronics can be taken to the transfer station on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 am until 4 pm.


Street Sign Theft on the Rise in Germany Township
If anyone sees someone stealing street signs around Germany Township please call the police (717-334-8111) or township office (717-359-7537). 
Tyoaka and Amanda Drive street signs in Hunters Ridge development have been repeatedly stollen. The cost to replace a sign is $150.


Germany Township Adopts New Standards & Specifications for Geothermal & Well Systems


 Germany Township Official Flag Raising Ceremony
On June 13, 2015 Cole Abell of Troop 78 chartered to St. Francis Zavier Church of Getysburg planned, supervised and executed the sourcing, procurement and installation of a 25' commerical flagpole in front of the Germany Township Municipal Building, as part of his Eagle Scout service project.
The success of this project is a result of the cooperative efforts of Township Officials, donors and many volunteers.
The flagpole complements the Township's state of the art facilities and symbolizes the traditions and values for which it exists.
Click here for photos


Latest Scam Alerts!
These are some of the latest scam alerts of which we want to make you aware. We will post others as we are made aware of them:

Pennsylvania State Police Pfishing Email Alert

Met Ed Scam:

Met-Ed customers are urged to be aware of the ongoing, nationwide scam involving a telephone caller posing as a utility company employee threatening to shut off power unless immediate payment is made. If your Met-Ed account is past-due, you will receive a written notice of your account status, with instructions on how to avoid disconnection of service.


SPCA Trap, Neuter, Release


2019 Fall Brush Pickup

Last week of October through first week of November

Call to schedule a pickup.



If you see a dead deer on a state road, report it to Penn Dot at 1-800-FIX ROAD.
If you see one on a township road report it to the game commissioner at 814-643-1831 OR 814-643-9635.



Adams County Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

 2019 Third Quarter Townships Today Newsletter

Adams County Final Fire Safety Study

Germany Township to Consider Building Township Parks & Recreation Facilities

Ag Innovations Land Use Committee, An Adams County Collaboration



Mengus Mill Bridge Replacement over Piney Creek Project

Attached are PDF's of the presentation that were displayed at the township meeting on Monday night.  The presentation notes were prepared by Larson Design Group, and highlight the different aspects of the project and provide a summary for anyone who may not have been at the meeting.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the township office.

Larson Design Group Overview of Project

Larson Design Group Preliminary Drawings



The Board of Supervisors of Germany Township will receive and review employment applications and or resumes for the position of municipal code enforcement officer until filled. Hours will be part time on an as needed basis. Applications can be picked up at the Township office 136 Ulricktown Road, Littlestown, PA 17340 or downloaded off the Township website Employment Application. Qualifications needed: High School diploma or equivalent, general knowledge of municipal government procedures, valid motor vehicle license, ability to prepare reports and maintain records and must pass a background check.  Applications can be mailed, faxed to 717-359-8164 or emailed to 

If you would like to be an Auditor, or would like more information on being an Auditor, please give the Township Office a call at 717-359-7537

PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER - Call Office at 717-359-7537 for details



No jobs to bid on at this time.