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SAVE THE DATE – Community Open House, October 11, 2023

The community is invited to attend an open house event hosted by the Township Board of Supervisors, along with the Susquehanna Regional Police Department, Maytown-East Donegal Township Fire Department and Northwest EMS on Wednesday, October 11th from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM.  The event will be held at the Township Municipal Building, 190 Rock Point Road and the Maytown-East Donegal Township Fire Department station at 160 West High Street.


In addition to the ability to tour agency facilities, there will be displays and demonstrations to observe, including activities celebrating National Fire Prevention week.  There will be free milkshakes available for attendees, as well as the opportunity to purchase food from the Baltimore Style Pit Beef and Seafood food truck.


Other agencies planning to attend to provide residents with information conduct demonstrations:

  • Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority

  • Greater Elizabethtown Area Recreation & Community Services (GEARS)

  • Penn State Extension Master Watershed Stewards


Shredding Event Scheduled For September 16th

East Donegal Township is partnering with West Donegal Township and Mount Joy Township for the annual shredding event.  This year, the event will be held on Saturday, September 16th from 8 am to 12:00 noon at the Mount Joy Township municipal building located 8853 Elizabethtown Rd, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

This event will be free of charge to all residents living in East Donegal, Mount Joy, and West Donegal Townships. Residents are allowed to bring up to four boxes or bags of paper per property to be shredded.

We are asking those who participate in this event for donations of non-perishable canned goods and boxed items (monetary donations also accepted). Glass, frozen food, expired food, fresh produce/meats or home-made food cannot be accepted.

Please be generous as these donations will be given to the local food banks in our communities.

Your help is deeply appreciated by those in need in our community!


Labor Day Holiday Week Trash/Recycling Pickup (Date & Time Change)

Reminder – Due to the Labor Day holiday, trash/recycling collection will be delayed by one day.

  • Tuesday collection (September 5th) will be collected on Wednesday (September 6th)
  • Wednesday collection (September 6th) will be collected on Thursday (September 7th)

IMPORTANT NOTICE – Due to the heat forecasted for Labor Day week, Republic Services will be starting their routes, on both days, an hour earlier than usual. 

As always, please place your trash and recycling materials curbside the night prior to collection.