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Sheepford Park Basketball
Courts Closed

The basketball courts at Sheepford Park will be closed on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 for the entire day.  New hoops are being installed and the backboard are being painted, and will need time to dry.  They will reopen Wednesday Morning, August 17.  Sorry for any inconvenience and thank you for your cooperation.  

 

 

Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning
HATS Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Counts

HATS REGIONAL BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN COUNTS

Street sign showing pedestrian and bicyclist

The Fall 2021 HATS Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Program is here!

The counts, conducted exclusively by volunteers, provide vital data to our region’s planners, decision makers and anyone else interested in making walking and biking safer and more convenient in the HATS Region. They are conducted as part of the National Bicycle & Pedestrian Documentation project.

The count locations are determined as a cooperative effort between HATS planning staff, the HATS Bike/Ped Task Force and other local stakeholders.

The Fall 2021 HATS Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Program will take place during the following dates and times:

  • Sunday, October 10, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

  • Tuesday, October 12, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Wednesday, October 13, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Thursday, October 14, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Saturday, October 16, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

If you’re interested in participating, scroll through the information below.

VOLUNTEER INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. To sign up, visit our SignUpGenius page.

  2. Download and print the counting form and bring other necessary items (pen/pencil, timer, etc.).

  3. Arrive at your designated location 15 minutes before you are to begin counting.

  4. Find a spot from which you can best view the entire intersection.

  5. On the form in 15-minute increments, count and record cyclists, pedestrians and “others” (skateboarders, rollerbladers) as they enter the intersection.

  6. When finished, scan or photograph the completed count form and email it to HATSBikePedCounts@gmail.com.

NOTE: Please be sure to follow PA Department of Health guidelines on reducing the risk of spreading COVID-19.

RESOURCES:

For questions or additional info, email Andrew Bomberger or call him at (717) 234-2639.

Sheepford Crossing
GET Gas Project

Sheepford Crossing GET Gas Project

UGI Utilities, Inc. will soon be bringing natural gas service to the Sheepford Crossing development through its GET Gas pilot program. This project includes installing proposed gas mains throughout the neighborhood utilizing directional boring techniques, also referred to as horizontal directional drilling. This technique is applied to minimize impacts to the existing roadways, curbs and sidewalks. Once the proposed gas mains are installed, residents will have the option to switch to natural gas to potentially save on annual energy bills.

This project is expected to begin in late July or early August and construction could last up to 8 weeks, depending on weather and working conditions. Work is typically completed during the hours of 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Notification letters have been distributed by UGI Utilities, Inc. to all residents within the project limits. If you have not received the notification letter or if you have any construction related questions or concerns, please contact Doug Vene, UGI Project Manager, at (610) 721-2365, or by email at dvene@ugi.com.

 

Spotted Lanternfly Information

Click Here to learn more about the Spotted Lanternfly

Questions or Comments? Contact Bryce Thompson – Email: bthompson@latwp.org or Phone: 717-975-7575 EXT 1115

The department of agriculture has created an on-line reporting tool to report sightings/outbreaks.  Click Here for the reporting tool.  

 

Click Here to view an Article from PennState Extension on Spotted Lanternfly Management for Residents: A guide that review the identification, life cycle, current distribution, and techniques for managing spotted lanternfly on your property. It has a lot of helpful information.   

 

Recycle Guidelines
Effective June 2018

Please find attached the new Recycle Guidelines from Penn Waste effective immediately. We are returning to a Back to Basics approach going forward to help us improve the excessive contamination we have been seeing. We are currently working on updating our web site to reflect these changes.  Click Here to view the flyer.  

Recycle Guidelines June 2018