Board of Supervisors Meeting - December 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Planning Commission Meeting - December 9, 2015 at 6:30 pm

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

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!

NHT Home Decorating Contest - Come to the Recreation Center to get your application.  1st Prize - $100, 2nd Prize $50 & 3rd Prize $25.  For more information call (610)652-2720.  

Coloring Contest - for children ages 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11. Get your coloring page at the Recreation Center and return by December 11th at noon. Winners will be announced at the 'Here Comes Santa' event on December 12th and receive a $20 Gift Card from Target.  

HERE COMES SANTA - Saturday, December 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Recreation Center.  Santa, his reindeer & sleigh; The Grinch & Max; hot chocolate, cookies, games, crafts, carols and lots of fun!!!  Ugly Sweater Contest at 7 pm where winner will receive a $50 Gift Certificate to 'Our Place' Restaurant. 

Bear Creek Evening Discount Passes - Available at the Recreation Center for $25 (a savings of $11).  Evening passes are valid any day from 4 pm to close.

Hickory Park Pool Memberships - If you are interested in purchasing your pool membership this year for next year, you can save $10.  Call (610)652-2720 or email: for more information.  (New Hanover, Upper Frederick & Douglass Township Residents Only)  When purchasing your Family Membership, you can also purchase 10 guess passes for weekends for $50.  These passes will only be offered at the time of membership purchase and are good for one guest, one visit. 

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events - Program for 2015 has concluded.  The 2016 schedule is not available at this time. Please visit for additional information.

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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