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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 2016 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

Township Newsletter -- Fall 2015 (600 kb PDF)

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION
(Files are in PDF format and open in new windows)

Treasurer's Report March 2016

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
April 2016

TOWNSHIP BUDGET

The 2016 budget was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 2, 2015. A summary is available here.
The full detailed budget is available for review at the Township office. The budget is illustrated on these charts.

TOWNSHIP AUDIT

2014 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2014.

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

TOWNSHIP NEWSLETTER
Fall 2006 Issue
File is approximately 1.8 mb
Requires free Adobe ® Acrobat ® Reader.™ Download reader here.

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

Boards and Commissions

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]

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Rescheduled to May 5
The regular business meeting of the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 2016, has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7:30 PM prevailing time at the Township Hall, 111 Valley Park Road in said Township. The meeting is open to the public. If you wish to attend the meeting and are a person with a disability requiring an auxiliary aide, service or other accommodation, please contact the municipality to discuss how the Township can best accommodate your needs.

2015 Local Tax Returns
Due April 18
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. For details on the filing process, see this notice.

Golfing at Phoenixville Country Club
The 2016 schedule and regulations for residents to golf at the Phoenixville Country Club have been posted at the Information for Residents page.

LOCAL ROAD CLOSURES

Pothouse Road

April 15 - May 16

As part of the Phoenixville Area School District Early Learning Center project, a new sanitary sewer system will be installed this month. For the installation, a section of West Pothouse Road will be shut down from April 15th to May 16th. The purpose of this road closure is to safely install the sewer system. West Pothouse Road will be completely closed for the duration of this project from Meadowbrook Lane to State Road (Route 29). Work hours for the project will be 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Saturday. A map of the detours in place during the sewer installation is available here. Please contact the Phoenixville Area School District at (484) 927-5000 with questions regarding the sewer installation and road closure. Visit the Phoenixville Area School District’s Early Learning Center webpage for updates and news on the project.

Valley Forge
National Historical Park
April 1 - July 31


Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) - from the Knox Covered Bridge to Route 23 and Yellow Springs Road - from Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) to Wilson Road, including the Knox Covered Bridge will be closed April 1, 2016 through July 31, 2016, for a Tredyffrin Township emergency sewer line repair project.
For more information on this project, roadway detours, and an up-to-date schedule, please visit the Tredyffrin Township website or call (610) 644-1400. For access to Park trails and facilities, please visit Valley Forge National Historical Park's website.

Great American Cleanup - Schuylkill
Saturday, April 30, 2016
10AM – 12PM
Schuylkill Township Building
111 Valley Park Road
Contact Earl Cram to volunteer.
More information on flyer.

TOWNSHIP PROJECTS

Freedom Trail
At a public meeting held on February 10, 2016, a presentation was made on a preliminary route for a trail connecting Valley Forge Park to Phoenixville Borough. The presentation slides are available on this site. The slides are in a PDF file of 20.5 MB. Opens in a separate browser window.

Sidewalk Feasibility Study
The Township is currently studying the installation of sidewalks in certain locations. A public workshop was held on February 2, 2016. For residents who were unable to attend, the display boards are uploaded to this site as follows:


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

 

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Emergency Preparedness

ReadyPA: PA website with disaster preparedness & emergency preparedness tips

ReadyAmerica: Printable plan for emergency preparedness

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.

Limerick Emergency Information: Download brochure from the Exelon Nuclear site.

Chester County Pipeline Information Center
Information from Chester County on pipeline easements and rights of way.


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