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

 

Annual Water Report for 2013

Annual-Water-Report

THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THE AREA PRESENTING THEMSELVES AS BOROUGH EMPLOYEES OR WITH THE WATER DEPARTMENT.  

THE BOROUGH OF SHIPPENSBURG WILL CONTACT YOU FOR AN APPOINTMENT TIME AND DATE.  OUR EMPLOYEES WILL BE IN A BOROUGH WHITE TRUCK WITH THE LOGO ON SIDE AND WILL HAVE A BOROUGH OF SHIPPENSBURG BADGE.  IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT THE OFFICE.  

IF ANYONE PRESENTS THEMSELVES WITHOUT THE ABOVE, CALL 911.

    • The Memorial Park Pool

      The pool will open on August 30 at 12:00 p.m. for the Labor Day weekend.

    • Memorial Park Pool Hours

      The Memorial Park Pool will be open pending weather, staff and attendance permitting starting June 13, 2014.  The hours of operation will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12 (noon) until 5:00 p.m.  Thursday, Friday Saturday 12 (noon) until 7:00 p.m.  Sunday hours will be 12 (noon) until 6:00 p.m.   There will be a FREE SWIM on July 4th.    Pool and Park Hotline number is 717-261-8346 for cancellations only.  There will be Special Needs swim every Monday from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. until Mid-August.  September 1, 2014 will be the last day for Memorial Park Pool.

    • Compost Passes

      The Compost Passes are available at the Borough Office for a price of $22.00 per a non-Borough Resident. Please see the web site for the hours.

    • **Corn Festival, August 30, 2014**

      The following is a listing of the street closings:  **** King Street from Prince to Morris Street, with local traffic from Spring to Morris Streets…***Earl St from Burd to Orange St, allowing for local traffic between Orange St and Neff Ave….***Penn Street from King to Orange St, allowing for local traffic between Orange St and Neff Ave….***The intersection of Fayette and King St, allowing for local traffic to access the Sunoco station and Arooga’s Entrance and exit from these businesses will be on Fayette St….***The intersection of Spring and King Streets, allowing for the local traffic to access Turkey Hill store.  Entrance and exit from Turkey Hill will be on Spring Street.  ******Street Closing will be effective from 2a.m. until 8 p.m.*******  For more information                       www.shippensburgcornfestival.net  

    • TRASH COLLECTION

      Trash/Recycling collection change for Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2014 trash/recycling route will be collected on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.Tuesday, September 2, 2014 trash/recycling route will be collected on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

    • FALL CLEAN UP WEEK

      Clean up week will start October 13 and follow your normal trash pick up.
      Stay tuned for updates from the Borough of Shippensburg Borough


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     STREET SWEEPING IS ENFORCED 365 DAYS A YEAR, THIS IS FOR EITHER THE SWEEPER OR THE SNOW PLOW TO CLEAN THE STREETS ON THE DESIGNATED DAY.  THIS WILL BE ENFORCED.  THANK YOU!

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    NEWS AND UPDATES

                           PLEASE CHECK THE EVENTS PAGE FOR UPDATES FOR                        PARK AND REC EVENTS AND COMMUNITY EVENTS.

    Borough Council meeting for September 2 @ 7:00 p.m.   

    Borough Authority meeting will be September 9, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m.

     

    Residents are reminded that leaves, grass, sticks and other lawn refuse is not permitted to be blown into or placed in the street, except during fall leaf collection and then leaves only may be placed at the curb no earlier than one week prior to scheduled collection. This is to prevent storm drains from being blocked.

     

    ACT 44 Pension Services Disclosure Form: Disclosure Form

    Swimming pools require a building permit – Swimming pools that have the potential to hold 24″ or greater in depth of water require a building permit. This includes below ground, on ground, and above ground pools including inflatable pools.

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    Shippensburg Borough
    111 N. Fayette Street, P.O. Box 129Shippensburg, PA 17257

    717-532-2147

    Office Hours: 8:30am -€“ 4:30pm

     



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