Welcome to South Middleton Township
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Recent Legal Notices
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Zoning Hearing Board
The Zoning Hearing Board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 13th has been rescheduled to Monday, June 10th.
The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 21st has been cancelled..
Curbside Brush Collection
In order to more fully comply with Act 101, (the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act) requirements,
South Middleton Township introduced a curbside yard waste collection program in 2004. Curbside collection will begin on May 6, 2013,
and will continue for two weeks, to cover the entire Township once. The schedule will be as follows:
First week - east of Petersburg Rd., including Petersburg Rd. itself
Second week - west of Petersburg Rd.
The yard waste put out for collection shall be prepared as follows:
--Brush trimmings and branches are to be bundled using twine or cotton string. (NO WIRES)
--Bundles shall not exceed 4 feet in length
--Bundles shall not weigh more than 40 pounds
No garden residue consisting of fruits or vegetables, weeds or plants will be accepted. The Township is not permitted to accept these materials
under its leaf and yard waste composting permit. The compost site will continue to be available for those who wish to, and have the means to, transport their yard waste directly there.
South Middleton Earned Income Tax Rate
As a reminder for 2012 local income tax filing purposes, South Middleton Township's EIT rate is 0.5% and South Middleton School District's EIT rate is 1.1% for a total rate of 1.6%.
Elected Tax Collector Relocation
As a February 11th, 2013, the elected tax collector office is now in the South Middleton Township Municipal Building. See the hours and contact information below.
Tax Collector (Fire Tax)
South Middleton Tax Collector,
P.O. Box 40
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
(717) 258-5324 ext. 247
Office location is in the South Middleton Township Municipal Building
Checks should be made payable to
South Middleton Tax Collector
Notice is hereby given that the 2013 budget for South Middleton Township, Cumberland County, has been adopted and is available for public inspection
at the Township Municipal Building, 520 Park Drive, Boiling Springs, PA 17007, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 A.M. and 4 P.M
or by clicking on this link.
Covered Device Recycling Act
To learn more, click on this link.
Mulch is now available at the Compost Site while supplies last.
CENTAX Press Release
Please open this PDF to read the latest on the CENTAX status of claims and distributions.
Notice to all South Middleton Employers and Residents
Use the following information for Earned Income Tax inquiries beginning the 2012 tax year.
Cumberland County Tax Bureau
21 Waterford Drive, Suite 201
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: (717) 590-7997
Fax: (717) 590-7998
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30
Please also note that the Township's former Earned Income Tax Collector, CENTAX, is now in the control of its bonding company, Travelers Insurance. Travelers is continuing the operations
of CENTAX, including processing claims and returns. Additional information will be provided when it is known.
Cumberland County Tax Mapper
Click Tax Mapper to be redirected to the County's newly updated Tax Parcel Web Mapper.
Township Trash & Recycling Contract
The Township's Trash/Recycling contract with Interstate Waste Services requires adherence to an operational collection time of between 5 AM and 6 PM. Exceptions to this may be approved
if requested due to weather conditions, holidays, or other reasons deemed appropriate.
Please contact the Township office at 258-5324 if you experience problems with IWS.
All Businesses in Township required to Recycle
This is a friendly reminder that all businesses in the Township are required to recycle according to Ordinance 09-10. While businesses are not included in the residential waste hauler/recycling contract,
the ordinance still requires all commercial businesses to recycle. Please refer to Article II, Section 1-B, or see below.
B. Commercial, Municipal, or Institutional Establishments and Community Activities
On or after March 1, 2010, it shall be mandatory for all persons who are owners,
lessees and occupants of commercial, municipal or institutional establishments, and for
community activities within the Township of South Middleton, to separate and store
recyclable materials and solid waste and provide for the proper disposal and/or
recycling of said materials in accordance with the methods provided by this Ordinance
1. To be recycled:
(1) High-grade office paper;
(2) Aluminum cans;
(3) Corrugated cardboard;
(5) Glossy Paper, and
2. To be disposed of by licensed collector or contractors;
(1) All solid waste, as defined by this Ordinance.
3. To be disposed of by Township or designated Township Collector(s):
(1) Leaf Waste.
Cumberland County Land Partnerships Plan Update
The Cumberland County Planning Department is inviting municipal officials and residents to participate in a short, 10 question survey.
The survey results will help inform the development of the Cumberland County Land Partnerships Plan Update.
Land Partnerships is a county-wide strategy designed to improve and enhance the quality of life in the County through farmland preservation, natural resource protection, parks, trails and greenways
and creation of livable communities.
To access the survey online, go to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6B95JC9
Cumberland County Department of Public Safety Press Release on South Central Alert
The South Central Task Force (SCTF) and Cumberland County Department of Public Safety (DPS) are encouraging those who live and/or work in Cumberland County to register
with the SCTF's new mass public notification system South Central Alert. This system will be utilized by emergency managers in the county to alert citizens of urgent situations
such as evacuation notices and instructions, shelter in place notifications or boil water advisories.
Registering is easy and can be done so by visiting this site. Individuals may also register by contacting Cumberland County DPS via email
at SCAlert@ccpa.net or by phone at 717-218-2913. Cumberland County DPS can provide brochures for dissemination as well as a brief presentation for municipal entities and community groups.
If you are interested in one or both of these options please contact the DPS office via the previously mentioned email address or phone number at your earliest convenience to set something up.
Click on the picture to view the registration form.
Poll Workers Needed
Cumberland County Bureau of Elections is looking for poll workers. The pay starts at
$115.00 per Election and training is provided. Please call or email Pat Stoup at 240-6445
or email@example.com for more information.
At various times of the year, the Township needs volunteers to serve in different positions. Appointments to boards and commissions are typically made at the annual Reorganization meeting
(the first Monday of the year after January 1st) and to fill terms when the appointee resigns.
There are also less formal volunteer tasks that are needed throughout the year.
If you are interested in volunteering for any particular position or just volunteering in general, please send a letter of interest to the Township or contact the Township office.
We can direct you through the process and try to fit your abilities and interests to openings we might have.
South Middleton Township 200th Birthday Celebration
Click on this link to learn more.
Our Bicentennial Memorabilia is now available.
Purchase your items at the Township office or any of the celebration events.
Coins - $5.00
Pins - $3.00
Window Decal - $1.00
Buy the coin and pin, receive the decal free!
Visit South Middleton Township's Facebook page.
Click on this link.
Elected Tax Collector Information (Fire Tax)
Click on taxes for more information
Humane Society Announcement
Please take note that the West Shore Shelter of the Humane Society has closed. If you need to contact the Humane Society,
please contact their Harrisburg office at (717) 564-3320.
Humane Society Donation List
Click here to view a list of items that can be donated to the Humane Society.
Township Goals & Accomplishments
State of the Township Message
Click on this link to view the 2013 Goals/2012 Accomplishments.
Parks and Recreation Online Program Registration
Click on this link to register online
for Parks and Recreation Programs.
Red Tank Road Railroad Crossing
If a train is blocking the railroad crossing, the procedure is to call
Norfolk Southern, and the dispatcher will have the train move.
There is a sign at each crossing with a phone number, the crossing number, and location.
To report a stalled train on the tracks for this particular crossing, you should call:
1-877-201-4265 and report a stalled train at Crossing #592302K, Location: Red Tank
Our address is
520 Park Drive
Boiling Springs, PA 17007
Our office hours are
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday through Friday.
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2013 Holiday Schedule
New Year's Day - January 1
Good Friday - March 29
Memorial Day - May 27
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - September 2
Veteran's Day - November 11
Thanksgiving Day - November 28
Friday After Thanksgiving - November 29
1/2 Day Christmas Eve - December 24
Christmas Day - December 25
1/2 Day New Year's Eve Day - December 31
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