Board of Supervisors Meeting - August 11 beginning at 6:30 pm 

Planning Commission Meeting - August 13 beginning at 6:30 pm 

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR - New Hanover Township is seeking a public works director responsible for planning, directing and managing the projects and operations of the public works department. The qualified candidate will possess knowledge and experience in project management, budget preparation and implementation, road construction, road repair, storm sewer maintenance, snow removal and facilities maintenance. The position requires experience in public works or related field with a proven track record of strong management, supervisory and communication skills. Send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Michael McGann, Township Manager, 2943 North Charlotte Street, Gilbertsville, PA 19525. LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION.

On Your Park, Get Set, Go! - The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation is sponsoring a contest for local parks to win a recreation grant.  Please come out to Hickory Park the month of July and vote for our park!  There will be a small poster at the front of the park and at the concession stand at the back of the park.  Scan the QR Code on the poster, do an easy math problem and 10 votes will be registered for Hickory Park.  Visit the park on Saturday, and the scan will be worth 20 votes.  (Download and install the app for free:  "QR Code Reader or Microsoft Tag)  You can also go to the Wellness Foundation's Facebook page:  Mission Healthy Living and cast a vote.  Facebook votes will count as 2 votes. Post a pic on Facebook, and we will receive 5 more votes.  You can email a "selfie" at the park to: - we will receive one vote. Vote everyday!  Thank you for your anticipated help with this great opportunity!  Link to vote:

Swim Lessons for Level 1 Beginners - August 4th to the 14th - Monday thru Thursday - 11:00 am to 11:45 am.  Cost:  $30 pool member and $40 non-pool member.  Sign-up at the Township building.

Boyertown Wellness Council Survey - Link here - Let us know what you feel New Hanover needs most regarding recreation!

Hickory Park Pool Monthly Pass - New Hanover, Upper Frederick & Douglass Township Residents Only - Family of four ($50.00) and ($10.00) each additional family member.  Monday thru Friday Day Passes:  Adults $6.00 - Children (under 12) $5.00.  There will be no holiday or weekend day passes.  Pavilion rentals available.

Tax Collector Available at the Township Building - 6-8 pm on 8/6, 8/20, 8/21, 8/25, 8/27, 8/29 and 9-11 am on 8/16, 8/30, 12/27

Montgomery County Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events have been scheduled - this year's programs have been expanded to include paper shredding, tire collection, rain barrel and compost bin sales. Please visit for dates and details.

Volunteer Opportunity - one vacancy on the Environmental Advisory Board which meets monthly. Contact the Twp. office if interested in learning more about this position.  610 323-1008.

Yard Waste Composting hours - Drop-off site at Hetrick Gardens, 2620 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA.  Monday thru Saturday 9am to 4pm;  Closed Sunday.  Residents must register at office each time they drop off. Non-residents and contractors may also drop off yard waste for a fee. 

SHOULD THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING BE CLOSED - if you need to speak with someone immediately regarding a Township safety issue, please call the Police Department at (610)327-1150. Thank you!

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December 4, 2012 Public Hearing Slide Presentation

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Bookmobile Schedule

William S. Hollenbach Center located at 3065 N. Charlotte St -Wednesday 10:30 AM-12:30 PM & 1 PM-4:30 PM also 12 noon - 4 PM & 5-7 PM at CVS located at 2000 Swamp Pike - go to for additional information.

Townships Today

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NHT Open Records Policy 

The policy was adopted on December 8, 2008. Policy and request forms are available.

Township Open Records Officer: Michael McGann
Phone: (610) 323-1008 

State Office of Open Records
Phone: (717) 346-9903

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