Board of Supervisors Meeting - October 12, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Planning Commission Meeting - October 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm

GIBRALTAR ROCK ZONING HEARING - December 3, 2015 at 6:30 pm.

*Public Works 2015* - The crew will continue fixing potholes and patching the roads. Please keep an eye out for them and drive safely!

NEW HANOVER TOWNSHIP RECREATION - Please direct all inquiries regarding recreation programs to 610-652-2720. Applications, sign-ups etc. may be submitted at the Recreation Center, 2373 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick. Thank you!

NYC Rockettes - Join us on November 29th for a bus trip!  We will be leaving the Recreation Center at 9 am heading to Rockefeller Center for free time.  Radio City Christmas Spectacular starts and 2:00 pm.  Free time again after the show.  Departing NYC at 5:30 pm and returning approximately 8:30 pm.  $140.00 per person includes travel and Christmas show.  Gratuity not included.  Call (610)652-2720 for more information.  Must purchase these tickets before October 19th.

NHT Safe House - Bring your children (ages 3 to 12) out trick or treating to the Recreation Center on October 27th from 6 pm to 7:30 pm.  Vendors, treats, games, and prizes.  Still accepting vendors .... contact for more info.

5K Halloween Haul - October 31 - Community Park - 10:00 am.  Go to to register or register at the Recreation Center.  All proceeds from the race will go to our Park & Recreation programs.  Sponsors still needed.  Contact: or (610)652-2720 for more information.  Thanks to Kulp Car Rentals, Gilbertsville Golf Club, and Richard A. Zuber Realty for their sponsorship.

Halloween Costume Contest in the Park - October 31 - Community Park - 11:00 am.  Trophies for Funniest, Scariest & Prettiest Costumes!  

NHT Craft Show - November 7th from 9 am to 1 pm at the Recreation Center.  Free admission to public.  Still have room for a few more vendors/crafters - $25 table charge.

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events - 2015 events and schedules for Household Hazardous Waste, Tire Collection, and Paper Shredding have been posted. There has NOT been an Electronics Collection Program scheduled for New Hanover Township this year. Please visit for details.

Yard Waste Composting hours - Drop-off site at Hetrick Gardens, 2620 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA -  8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday thru Friday.  9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Saturday.  Closed Sunday.  Nov. 25 thru Feb. 29, 2016 by appointment.  Residents must register at office each time they drop off.  Accepting tree stumps 12" diameter or smaller; larger stumps accepted for a fee.   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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NHT Open Records Policy 

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

Township Manager and Open Records Officer - Kevin Tobias
Phone: (610) 323-1008 

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Phone: (717) 346-9903

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