Listed below are the departments, names, and some of the responsibilities of each of the township’s employees. For a list of specific issues/topics which residents call about most often, see the Township Yellow Pages for contact information.
Road or Park Maintenance Issues: Many calls to the township deal with road or park maintenance. Those calls can best be handled by public works. Residents may call public works at (717) 293-1733 and address their questions and issues directly with them. Due to the nature of their work, road crew members may be out of the office. If this is the case, leave a message and someone will return your call.
Lancaster Township Municipal Building
1240 Maple Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
Ph: (717) 291-1213
Fax: (717) 291-6818
William M. Laudien, Township Manager
Ext. 302; email@example.com
Handles the daily activities of the township, responds to resident concerns, works with the board of supervisors, and administers the township’s regional comprehensive plan.
Patrice M. Allen, Administrative Assistant to Township Manager/Board of Supervisors
Ext. 303; firstname.lastname@example.org
Supports the township manager and the board of supervisors. Coordinates the publication of the township newsletter, provides parking permit tags for the township permit parking zones. Posts & updates information on the website, the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/LancTwpMunicipality, and the Lancaster Township Municipality page on Nextdoor.com.
Diana Hess, Finance Officer
Ext. 306; email@example.com
Manages the township’s finances, including bills (except those for trash/recycling), tax-related issues, employee hire paperwork, and payroll.
Judith McCabe, Morning Receptionist – Ext. 300; firstname.lastname@example.org
Robin VanLeer, Afternoon Receptionist – Ext. 300; R.VanLeer@twp.lancaster.pa.us
The receptionists handles all incoming calls, and greet residents and visitors. They also accept payments for: the semi-annual trash/recycling bills, the purchase of extra service tags and recycling containers, and payments (that are not past due) for township-related parking tickets issued by the Manheim Township Police, who serve Lancaster Township. The receptionists also process the applications for Assemblage/Procession Permits and Canvassing/Solicitation Permits. Handicap Parking Sign applications can be picked up at the reception desk.
RIGHT-TO-KNOW OFFICER FOR LANCASTER TOWNSHIP:
PLANNING & ZONING:
Thomas P. Daniels, Planning & Zoning Director; Assistant Township Manager
Ext. 307; email@example.com
Responsible for the review and approval of building permit applications, enforcement of building construction and maintenance codes in the township, issues township zoning permits, handles all township ordinance/zoning and property/resident-related concerns, and assists the township manager.
Gretchen Smith, Planning & Zoning Assistant
Ext. 308; firstname.lastname@example.org
Supports the Planning and Zoning office and the director by coordinating communications with the Planning Commission and the Zoning Hearing Board. Processes building/zoning permits, dumpster permits, handles Smoke Detector Certification, and assists with property/resident-related concerns.
TRASH & RECYCLING and Maple Grove Community Building Rental:
Joanne Yost, Facilities and Operations Manager
Ext. 301; email@example.com
Manages the township trash and recycling program. Handles trash/recycle collection concerns and processes the semi-annual trash/recycling bills, as well as the final trash/recycle bills for home settlements. Orders office supplies. Handles and oversees the rental of the Maple Grove Community Building. Manager for the front desk receptionists.
1353 Meadowcreek Lane
Lancaster, PA 17603
Ph: (717) 293-1733 (leave a message if there is no answer)
1357 Meadowcreek Lane
Lancaster, PA 17603
Ph: (717) 293-1733 or (717) 293-1736
Click on this link for: Yard/Woody Waste Facility
Michael R. Hamlin, Superintendent of Public Works
(717) 293-1733; firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinates all work for township roadways, parks & park maintenance, and township building maintenance. Manages the public works department, including personnel, and the fleet of vehicles and equipment, and is the contact for Street (Road) Opening Permits.
Robin VanLeer, Administrative Assistant to Public Works
Assists the superintendent of public works, and is the afternoon receptionist at the township office.
Devin Groff, Public Works Road Master
Responsible for scheduling road improvement projects and supervising the road crew personnel.
Public Works Road Crew: All members of the public works department operate maintenance equipment, and assist with the maintenance and improvement of township roadways, parks, and buildings.
(717) 293-1733; email@example.com
Reviews storm water site plans, minor land disturbance plans, and exemption applications, and oversees assigned projects to ensure contractor or consultant compliance. Is the contact for any MS4 (Municipal Storm System) questions. Assists the Public Works Superintendent in the direction and supervision of building, environmental, drainage, construction, water and sewer planning, engineering and operational activities. Recommends and administers policies and procedures, under the direction of the Township Manager, Zoning Officer, and Public Works Superintendent. Coordinator of the Lancaster Township Historical Commission.