Proposed 2021 Budget

The Proposed 2021 Budget is available for Public review at the Township Municipal Office.  Please call the office @ 717-921-8128 to make an appointment to view the proposed budget.  The 2021 Budget is on the agenda and may be adopted at the December 7, 2020 regular Board of Supervisors Meeting. 

 

2021 Budget Public Website

Municipal Park Facilities – Suspension of Rentals for 2020

At the July 6th meeting of the Board of Supervisors, action was taken to suspend Fishing Creek Community Center and Hagy Park facility building use and pavilion rentals until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic mitigation requirements currently in place.

Dauphin Area Senior Transit – Change Effective August 1, 2020

Effective August 1, 2020 the Dauphin Area Senior Transit (D.A.S.T.) van will NOT run on Mondays.  The van will run Tuesday thru Friday from 8:00 AM until 3:30 PM.  Registration is done by contacting Rue Megonnell @ 717-921-2727 and rides are scheduled by contacting the Township office @ 717-921-8128 at least 24 hours in advance.

Recycling Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Batteries

We are all encouraged to recycle as much as possible.  If you have compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) or batteries, check with the following businesses to see what their current policies are and if there are any fees associated with the service:

  • Batteries + Bulbs
  • Dauphin County Recycling Center
  • Home Depot
  • Lowes

2020 Brush Site Availability and Permit Application

The “2020 Brush Site Permit” application is available below.  Please complete the requested information, sign and return with payment to the Township Office.  Payment accepted is cash or check (payable to “Middle Paxton Township”).  Please include a copy of your driver’s license.  A photo of your license from your cell phone can be emailed to LMegonnellMPT@comcast.net if you are unable to obtain a copy of your license.  Once your application and payment is received, a copy of the permit will be mailed to you or made available for pick up at the Township’s drop box.  Please indicate your preference for receiving your finalized permit:

__________ Mail                             __________ Drop box pick-up

Please note the following changes for the Brush Site:

  1. The brush site will be open on Saturdays ONLY from 9 AM – 12 NOON.
  2. Township staff will be checking that you have purchased a permit so be sure to have your permit with you.
  3. Until further notice, face masks are required and social distancing must be practiced.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Township office @ (717) 921-8128.

2020 Brush Site Permit Application

(click on link to print permit application)

 

Comcast Extends COVID-19 Response Policies

The following was received from Comcast:

COMCAST EXTENDS COMPREHENSIVE COVID-19 RESPONSE POLICIES TO JUNE 30

Continues Commitment to No Disconnects or Late Fees, Keeping Business and Outdoor Xfinity WiFi Hotspots Open Nationally for Free, Giving Customers Unlimited Data, and 60 Days of Free Access for Low-Income Families through Internet Essentials

 

– April 27, 2020 – As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced today it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis. Originally announced on March 13, Comcast made the following commitments that will now be extended into the summer:

• No Disconnects and Waiving Late Fees: We will not disconnect a customer’s Xfinity Internet, Xfinity Mobile, or Xfinity Voice service, and we will waive late fees if they contact us and let us know that they can’t pay their bills during this period. Our care teams are available to offer flexible payment options or help find other solutions.

• Xfinity WiFi Free for Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots in business and outdoor locations across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi.

• Pausing Our Data Plan: With so many people working and educating from home, we want our customers to access the internet without thinking about data plans. While the vast majority of our customers do not come close to using 1TB of data in a month, we are pausing our data plans to give all customers unlimited data for no additional charge.

• Internet Essentials: Internet Essentials is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. We are extending our offer of 60 days of complimentary service for new customers through June 30. Internet Essentials is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. For more information, visit www.internetessentials.com.

“These extended measures will continue to keep Americans safe and ensure that households are equipped for students to learn and stay informed at home as the nation copes with this unprecedented disruption to our daily lives,” said Dave Watson, Comcast Cable Chief Executive Officer. “Our services have never been more important, and we’re doing everything we can to keep people connected to the internet.”

For more information and updates from Comcast related to Coronavirus, visit: http://www.comcastcorporation.com/COVID-19/

Press Release – Coronavirus – Covid-19

Please review the attached press release which addresses the current limited operations of Middle Paxton Township.  Township parks include Hagy Park, Fishing Creek Community Center and Ibberson Park.  Please direct all questions or concerns to the Township office @ (717) 921-8128 or (717) 943-5131.

Thank-you!

COVID-19 Letter