The major departments of the Borough of Shippensburg are Public Works, Wastewater, Water, Parks and Recreation, Police, Fire, and Tax Collector.
Below is a brief description of their main functions and responsibilities:
Public Works Department
Responsible for streets, Sanitation, Recycling, Maintenance, and traffic signals. The Department also conducts annual leaf, brush/yard waste, and Christmas tree pick-up.
Responsible for accepting, processing, and disposal of wastewater in accordance with Chesapeake Bay permitted discharge. The Department also operates a compost facility.
Responsible for operating and maintaining the water system and providing drinking water for the surrounding area.
Parks & Recreation
Responsible for operation, maintenance and programs at Memorial and Dykeman parks.
Responsible for the enforcement of Borough ordinances and the safety of Borough residents.
Responsible for providing fire fighting services for Shippensburg area residents.
Responsible for providing emergency medical service for the Shippensburg area.
Responsible for collecting, receiving, and accounting for Borough taxes.