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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 2015 (PDF)

Township Code

Township Directory (pdf)

Township Newsletter -- Summer 2015 (890 kb PDF)

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

Treasurer's Report June 2015

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
July 2015

TOWNSHIP BUDGET

Summary of 2015 budget.
Budget as approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 3, 2014.
The full detailed budget is available for review at the Township office.

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]

2015 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)

Long-Term Road Closure
Rte. 23/Valley Forge Road over Pickering Creek
April 20 through late 2015

Route 23 over Pickering Creek will be closed for bridge replacement work from April 20 through late 2015. Details and a map of the vicinity are available at this information page.

Butterfly Release Poster Contest Winners!
Katie Clarke and Lila McMinn, from Magic Memories Child Development Center
Check out the winning poster here, and stop by the Township building lobby to see all the entries.
Don’t forget to come to the Grand Opening of the new Township Butterfly Garden on August 1st.

West Nile Virus
The Chester County Health Department is informing residents that a mosquito sample collected in Phoenixville Borough on June 10, 2015, has tested positive for West Nile Virus. More information and precautions are available in the notice issued by the Department, posted here (pdf).

Zoning Board Hearing
July 21, 2015

The Township Zoning Hearing Board will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, to hear three applications More information is in the hearing notice posted here (pdf).

Township Freedom Trail Feasibility Study
A presentation was made to the Township on June 10 outlining the results of a study on a proposed Freedom Trail connecting the Greater Philadelphia area. The presentation materials with preliminary routing are available here in PDF format (8.3 mb).

Township Sidewalk Feasibility Study
Local residents and businesses will have an opportunity on May 21, 2015, to learn about a sidewalk feasibility study being undertaken by Schuylkill Township to boost walking within the township, and to provide sidewalk connections to and from Phoenixville. More information is available at the notice page.

Composting Yards
The Phoenixville Compost Site at South 2nd Avenue is open. The Schuylkill Township Compost Site is open by appointment but only accepts leaves. Yard waste such as grass clippings, weeds, shrubs, tree limbs or branches, and construction materials of any kind are not accepted.

Golfing for Residents at Phoenixville CC
The Phoenixville Country Club is now open for Township resident play on two select Mondays each month, beginning in May and running through October. See the flyer for information and regulations (PDF).

Volunteer Opportunity
Open Space Commission

The township’s Open Space Commission (“OSC”) is seeking a member. The OSC’s mission is to maintain and enhance the quality of life and character of the Township. Please see the notice page for more information.


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

 

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Last Update: July 18, 2015
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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.


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