Shippensburg Borough, Shippensburg, PA


The Borough of Shippensburg is located in the scenic Cumberland Valley of central Pennsylvania, right on the line between Franklin and Cumberland counties.

Shippensburg is a rural community located a short driving distance from many metropolitan areas including Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

Our quality of life was recognized when Shippensburg was ranked 27th in the second edition of Norman Crampton’€™s book The 100 Best Small Towns in America

 

The Shippensburg Borough Council is now accepting letters of interest for two positions on the future Shippensburg Community Park and Recreation Authority.  The SCPRA is being created for the purposes of providing positive, meaningful and quality recreational facilities and activities that will encourage and promote a healthy and growing Shippensburg Community.  One position will serve a two (2) year term and the other position will serve a four (4) year term.  Please send letters of interest to the Shippensburg Borough Council, on or before January 16th, 2015, as follows:

Shippensburg Borough Council

111 North Fayette Street

P.O. Box 129

Shippensburg, PA 17257

Attn: SCPRA

 

 

 

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    • Board Meeting Dates

      THE FOLLOWING BOARDS WILL HOLD THEIR MONTHLY MEETINGS FOR 2015

      AT THE SHIPPENSBURG BOROUGH OFFICE LOCATED AT 111 N FAYETTE ST.

      BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETINGS – 7:00 P.M.

      JANUARY 6,20             FEBRUARY 3,17                       MARCH 3,17                              APRIL 7,21     MAY 5,21                      JUNE 2,16                                  JULY 7,21

      AUGUST 4,18                SEPTEMBER 1,15              OCTOBER 6, 20                                  NOVEMBER 5, 17                    DECEMBER 1,15

       

      CONDITIONAL USE HEARINGS – 7:00 P.M. AS NEEDED

      JANUARY 6                        FEBRUARY 3                               MARCH 3                                    APRIL 7                 MAY 5                                  JUNE 2                                              JULY 7                                    AUGUST 4             SEPTEMBER 1         OCTOBER 6                                     NOVEMBER 5                           DECEMBER 1

       

      BOROUGH AUTHORITY MEETINGS – 7:00 P.M.

      JANUARY 13                      FEBRUARY 10                                     MARCH 10                                 APRIL 14

      MAY 12                               JUNE 9                                               JULY 14                                      AUGUST 11              SEPTEMBER 8                    OCTOBER 13                                      NOVEMBER 10                          DECEMBER 8

       

      PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS – 7:00 P.M.

      JANUARY 14                      FEBRUARY 11                                     MARCH 11                                APRIL 8

      MAY 13                               JUNE 10                                             JULY 8                                      AUGUST 12           SEPTEMBER 9                  OCTOBER 14                                      NOVEMBER 11                       DECEMBER 9

       

      EXISTING STRUCTURES BOARD OF APPEALS – 7:00 PM  

      JANUARY 22                      FEBRUARY 26                                   MARCH 26                                  APRIL 23

      MAY 28                               JUNE 25                                             JULY 23                                       AUGUST 27

      SEPTEMBER 24                OCTOBER 22                                   NOVEMBER 23                         DECEMBER 21

       

      HISTORICAL ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD – 7:00 PM

      JANUARY 28                      FEBRUARY 25                                   MARCH 25                                APRIL 22

      MAY 27                               JUNE 24                                             JULY 22                                      AUGUST 26

      SEPTEMBER 23                  OCTOBER 28                                     NOVEMBER 25                        DECEMBER 16

       

      ZONING HEARING BOARD – 5:30 PM

      JANUARY 21                      FEBRUARY 18                                   MARCH 18                                APRIL 15

      MAY 20                               JUNE 17                                             JULY 15                                     AUGUST 19

      SEPTEMBER 16                  OCTOBER 21                                     NOVEMBER 18                        DECEMBER 16

       

      ENTERPRISE ZONE LOAN COMMITTEE – 3:00 PM

      JANUARY 27                      FEBRUARY 24                                   MARCH 24                                APRIL 28

      MAY 26                               JUNE 23                                             JULY 28                                     AUGUST 25

      SEPTEMBER 22                  OCTOBER 27                                     NOVEMBER 24                        DECEMBER 22

       

      INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY MEETS ON A “AS NEEDED BASIS”

      PDF of the meeting dates:  2015 BOARD MEETING DATES

    • LINK TO PRELIMINARY PLAN FOR THE RAIL TO TRAIL PROJECT

      http://www.rettew.com/CVRT/CVRT_Shippensburg_Connector_Preliminary_Plans.pdf    —  You might have to copy to your browser and view.

    • WATER/SEWER LINE INSURANCE

      Here are some companies that offer the water/sewer line insurance.   HomeServe USA,  Bill Eller telephone number 917-584-6586.  Email address beller@prwa.com      American Water Resources — telephone 855-705-8438.    Service Line Warrenties 866-922-9006.   Website is service@slwofa.com

      http://www.slwofa.com/index.html

    • SHIPPENSBURG POLICE DEPT. LINKS

      Shippensburg Police Department New Press Release

      Shippensburg PD Press Release Digital Crime Fighting Tool

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                           PLEASE CHECK THE EVENTS PAGE FOR UPDATES FOR                 Below is the link for 2014 Meeting Time/Dates

    2015 Meeting Times and Dates

    Borough Council meeting for January 20, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.  will the the Borough Office Building

    Borough Authority meeting will be January 13, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m.

    Thank you for visiting the Shippensburg Borough Website.  Please note that you can pay your bill on line or print off many forms from the website. 

     

     

    Shippensburg Borough

    111 N. Fayette Street,

    P.O. Box 129

    Shippensburg, PA 17257

    717-532-2147

    Office Hours: 8:30am -€“ 4:30pm

     



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