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Schuylkill Township
is located along the Schuylkill River
on the eastern border of Chester County
in southeastern Pennsylvania.

The township covers 9.44 square miles.
Population at the 2010 census was 8,516.

The Schuylkill River forms the township's
northern boundary, and Mount Misery
(also known as Valley Forge Mountain)
is the southern boundary. To the east is
Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Borough of Phoenixville lies to the north
and west.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Municipal Building:
111 Valley Park Road 
Mail address:
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Telephone: 610-933-5843 
Fax: 610-933-4428

Police:
Emergencies, dial 911
Non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day - 610-935-2440
Police administrative issues - 610-933-5820
The Police Department is open from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M-F

Township Office e-mail

Directions to Township Hall

Boards and Commissions
meeting schedule for 2014 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

Township Newsletter -- Fall 2014 (630 kb PDF)

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION
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Treasurer's Report August 2014

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
September 2014

TOWNSHIP BUDGET

Summary of 2014 budget.
Budget as approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 4, 2013.
The full detailed budget is available for review at the Township office.

Where Do My Taxes Go?
An outline of the taxes paid by Township residents (2013-2014).

TOWNSHIP AUDIT

2013 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2013.

Auditor Findings Letter
Letter of March 5, 2013, with auditors findings.

TOWNSHIP NEWSLETTER
Fall 2006 Issue
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Changes in the Collection of Earned Income Taxes
Act 32 of 2008 amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to require the county-wide consolidated collection of earned income tax (EIT). See the attached notice for details.
The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. More information >>>

Please note that taxes being filed by residents or businesses with Keystone Collections should contain the correct Political Subdivision (PSD) codes. For reference, use this listing from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development of codes for every school district in Pennsylvania.

 

Information for Residents

Board of Supervisors

Township Administration

Building and Planning

Township Forms

Township Fee Schedule

Local Information and History

Maps and Regional Planning

Recycling Information

Stormwater Management

Government Links

Link to the BOS meeting videos

[Special Notice heading]

2014 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)


Aqua Pennsylvania to Restrict Route 23 for Water Main Replacement (Updated)
September 10-12, 15-16

Aqua Pennsylvania will restrict traffic on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) for water main replacements.

The work schedule is:

  • Wednesday through Friday (Sept. 10-12) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) will be closed between Country Club Lane and Valley Park Road. During this operation, Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) will be detoured over Country Club Road and Valley Park Road.
  • Monday and Tuesday (Sept. 15-16) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be lane restrictions on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Country Club Road and Valley Park Road.  Traffic will be controlled by flagging

Aqua Pennsylvania will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas. The schedules are dependent on the weather.

Thousand Cankers Disease Detected in Chester County Trees;
Agriculture Department Enacts Wood Quarantine

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has found the Thousand Canker Disease in the Walnut trees in Southern Chester County. As in Bucks County in 2011, a quarantine has been put in place for the movement of wood products from Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. More information is available here.

West End Fire Company #3 is STILL your ambulance service
Letter from Chief Jason Cole, Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company, about West End Ambulance continuing to provide rescue services in Schuylkill Township.


Volunteer Opportunities
To volunteer for a position in the Township, please use the Volunteer Application form.

 

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Last Update: September 15, 2014
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Emergency Preparedness

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PEMA/FEMA: Flood preparation information

Chester County: Department of Emergency Services letter outlining resources.

FEMA: Online study programs, including courses on preparedness.

Red Cross: "Get Prepared" website.

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