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Washington Township
Municipality within Greene County, Pennsylvania

Public Request Contacts: Walter Stout, Chairman, Board of Supervisors
and Diane Headlee, Secretary

Washington Township Municipal Building
112 Municipal Lane, Prosperity, PA 15329
Phone: 724-627-6471 / Fax: 724-627-0731
Email: washtwpgc@windstream.net

To Report a Fire — dial 911
Non Emergencies call the Waynesburg VFC at 724-627-5426
Washington Township Announcements:

  • Click HERE for 2018 Township Park Rental Contract, and HERE for Rental Calendar.
    FMI, call 724-627-6471.

  • Clean-up Day for Washington Township residents October 27, 2018 - 8:00 am — 4:00 pm
  • Click HERE

Washington Township was formed in 1838 and incorporated from Franklin, Morgan, & Morris Townships. The population was 1,106 at the 2000 census. Washington Township is in 18th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.

Washington Township Officials: (Updated 02/08/2018)
Walter Stout, Chairman
Troy Smith, Vice Chair
Charles Hickman, Supervisor
Karen Stockdale
961 Garner Run Rd, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-627-7422
SECRETARY: Diane Headlee

Gwen McCullough, Roland Daniels, Tami Herrod
Keystone Collections Group
546 Wendel Rd, Irwin, PA 15462
Phone: 724-978-0300 / Fax: 724-978-0339
SOLICITOR: Dennis Makel, Attorney at Law
98 East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301
Phone: 724-222-7639
SEWAGE OFFICER: Timothy Neil — 724-880-0914
ENGINEER: Mackin Engineering;
K-2 Engineering for zoning and unified construction code (UCC)
Frank Monack, Phone: 724-322-2166
K-2 Engineering, Uniontown, PA.
Scheduled Meeting Dates: 7:00 p.m., the second Tuesday of each month — at the Township Building
Board Agenda Notes & Meeting Minutes:
Reports, Permits, Ordinances & more: For additional information, please contact the township office at 724-627-6471.
Meeting Dates: 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. — Township Building
Zoning Officer: Frank Monack, K-2 Engineering
Phone: 724-322-2166
Hours by appointment
Zoning Board Members:
Larry Hall, David Riccuitti, Bonnie Romanosky, Kevin McElheney
Alternates: Richard Headlee, Jim Hughes
Meeting Dates: 1st Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM — Township Building
Planning Commission Members:
Bryan Cole II, Shirley Hall, Debra Harris
Correan Stewart, Robert Romanoksy
Brett Stewart, & Raymond Stockdale
Meeting Dates: TBA
Park Board Members: Nancy Koenig, Terry Meek, Tammy Smith, Debbie Stephenson, Shauna Tretinik, Sarah Cyprowski, Jodi Pierce Craig
Meeting Dates: 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. — Township Building
AG Security Board Members:
Jon Corbett, Roland Daniels, Keith Martin, Robert Romanosky, & John Spaulding

More about Washington Township:
  • Children living in Washington Township: attend schools within the Central Greene School District, which include:
    • Margaret Bell Miller Middle School (724-852-2722)
    • Greene County Career & Technology Center (724-627-3106)
    • Waynesburg Central Elementary (724-627-3081)
    • Waynesburg Central High (724-852-1050)
    • Central Greene School District Administration Offices (724-627-8151) (Fax: 724-627-9591)

  • Voting Precinct for Washington Township: are located in the Washington Township Supervisors Building at 112 Municipal Lane in Prosperity, Pennsylvania (Building Phone: 724-627-6471). For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.

  • Washington Township Coordinance and more: Latitude 39º58'00"N, Longitude -80º12'14"W, Elevation 1000 ft. Watershed used by Washington Township is the Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Watershed Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).

  • Washington Township Geography: according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 70.0 km˛ (27.0 mi˛) 69.9 km˛ (27.0 mi˛), of it is land and 0.07% is water.

  • Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds. Click here for deed transfers recorded within Washington Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.

  • Comprehensive Plan: For information on Washington Township's Comprehensive Plan, please contact the township office at 724-627-6471. Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Washington Township:
  1. Greene Arc of Greene County:
    • The Arc — Greene Arc, Inc. is a private, nonprofit corporation providing residential, vocational, day support, job support, job opportunities, advocacy, and mental health/recovery services to citizens with disabilities of Greene and surrounding counties. Our goal is to promote the independence and employment of individuals with disabilities. Click HERE for more information or call 724-627-5511.
    • Greene Arc Recycling Facility — 197 Dunns Station Road at Prosperity, PA (Washington Township, Greene County, PA). FMI, call 724-852-3062 or visit their website at www.greenearc.org or call 724-627-5511.

  2. Parks, Recreation, businesses, etc:
    • Washington Township Park (approx. 6 acres): has 2 ball fields, pavilion (seating for approx. 75), basketball court, playground, restroom, bleachers, lighting. Playground equipment includes 4 new swings, jungle gym (dome), and spring animals. To make Park Reservations, contact Diane Headlee at 724-627-6471.

    • Seldom Seen Farm Stables: Established in 2009, a family owned and operated business, nestled in the quiet little valley of Ruff Creek; just a few minutes east of Waynesburg in Greene County and near the Washington County line in Pennsylvania. You don't need to own a horse, you can ride one of ours (saddleseat riding discipline, lessons for all ages). Contact Mandy at 724-998-7335 or 724-852-3084.

    • Lippencott Alpacas: (Website www.lippencottalpacas.com) Route 221 east of Ruff Creek Store.

    • Little Green Apples Antiques: located at 610 Apple Hill Road (top of hill off Washington Road and Apple Lane), Waynesburg, PA (724-852-2259)

    • Nanny's Creative Learning Center: located at 504 Washington Road, Waynesburg, PA (724-852-1134)

    • Open Door Christian School: (Website opendoorchristianschool.net) located at 793 Lippencott Road, Waynesbuarg, PA (724-852-1871)

    • Mitchell's Miniture-Golf: near Lippencott off Rt 211 east of Ruff Creek, PA

  3. Historical Sites:
    • Ruff Creek General Store, is the oldest continuously operating general store in southwestern Pennsylvania. Ruff Creek General Store was opened in 1925 by the brothers Shirk who sold it in 1947 to Guy Lemmon.

    • Covered Bridge: The Cox / Lippencott Covered Bridge sits across the Ruff Creek stream. The Cox / Lippencott Farm Bridge boasts a slightly unusual design, as it is covered with white horizontal clapboard siding on both the exterior sides and the portals. Like most other Greene County covered bridges, the Lippincott / Cox Farm Bridge is located on a heavily traveled township road in an open rural area. This bridge was constructed in 1943 because of a shortage of steel during the war years; it was revamped in August 2012.

  4. Churches: Bethlehem Baptist Church of Ruff Creek

  5. Cemeteries: Bates Fork Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Blaker Cemetery, Huffman Cemetery, Simmons Cemetery, Sycamore Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery

  6. Streams and creeks: Craig Run, Bates Fork, Mud Lick Run, Walkers Run, Jersey Run, Boyd Run, Pettit Run, Ruff Creek.
Pennsylvania Local Government:
(Information Source: wikipedia.org (Wikipedia, the Free Online Encyclopedia))
Local government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public. Washington Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States; its population was 1,106 at the 2000 census.

Informative Links: (8/11/2016)

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370

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