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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 2013 (3.3 mb PDF)

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

Treasurer's Report February 2014

Bills paid list approved
by Board of Supervisors
April 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

2012 Audit and Financial Report
Annual audit and report prepared by Township's independent auditors, as of December 31, 2012.

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

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)


Planning Commission Meeting Cancelled
The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for April 16 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Township Road Sweeping
April 7, 2014 – April 11, 2014
Weather Permitting
Please do not park on the streets on these dates between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Zoning Board Hearing
May 12, 2014

The Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., on an application for the property located at 305 Kimberton Road. More information is available at this notice page.

Small Business Economic Injury Disaster Loan Information
The Chester County Department of Emergency Services is issuing a reminder to all small businesses in the region that have suffered economic loss due to the ice and snow storms in February: If your small business has sustained substantial economic injury, regardless of physical damage, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The full text of this press release is available here.

UPDATED: Route 23 Road Closure -- Aqua PA Water Main Installation
AQUA PENNSYLVANIA will close Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Country Club Road and Valley Park Road during the day beginning February 24. This release from PA DOT has more details.The closure is part of the installation of a new water main between Colonial Spring Road and Country Club Road. More information and maps are available at this notice page.

Volunteer Opportunity --
Environmental Advisory Council

The Schuylkill Township Environmental Advisory Council is taking applications for one open seat. More information is available at this information page.

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: April 15, 2014
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Chester County: Department of Emergency Services letter outlining resources.

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Red Cross: "Get Prepared" website.

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