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Advanced Disposal will operate one day behind for refuse pickups on Thursday & Friday, November 27th & 28th, 2014 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  In addition, the same will occur on Thursday & Friday, December 25th & 26th, 2014 due to Christmas and January 1st & 2nd, 2015 due to New Year's.  Collections will be one day later. 


Saturdays, November 8th, 22nd, and December 13th, 2014

Residents are reminded that leaves will be picked up by Advanced Disposal and that the leaves must be placed in bio-degradable paper bags.  The paper bags can be purchased at your local home improvement stores.  Leaf bags should be placed at the curb Friday night.  If your bags are not picked up, please contact the Township office at 724-834-7232, extension 119.  PLEASE NOTE:  Advanced Disposal WILL NOT pick up leaves in any colored plastic bags.


Hempfield Township seeks qualified applicants for the full time position of Code Specialist.  This position performs a variety of technical duties in support of the Township’s code enforcement program including:  Monitoring and enforcing Township codes and ordinances, performance of residential building inspections, and other related duties as needed.  Applicants should possess a high school diploma or G.E.D., valid driver’s license, one to three years of experience as a member of a building or code department, certification as residential building inspector, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.  A complete job description can be obtained at the Hempfield Township Municipal Building or at www.hempfieldtwp.com.  Interested parties should submit a completed application and resume to:  Hempfield Township, Attention, Township Manager, 1132 Woodward Drive, Suite A, Greensburg, PA 15601.  Applications will be accepted until Friday, December 12th, 2014 at 4 p.m. (A job description can be viewed by clicking the “About Hempfield Township” tab and “Employment”.)


Trouttown Road Bridge at Sweitzer Hill and Fairgrounds Road is closed as of 1 pm, Friday, November 14th, 2014 until further notice.  The structural integrity of the bridge has been compromised due to a vehicular accident. 


Please be advised that West Penn Power will be sending out post cards in your area notifying customers that it will be performing tree trimming and removal, brush clearing and herbicide application, as needed along electric lie rights-of-way on the Grapeville circuit.  The circuit covers approximately 16 circuit miles in the City of Jeannette and Hempfield Township.  These activities are necessary for West Penn Power to ensure safe, reliable electric service.  Asplundh Tree Experts will be the contractor performing this work.  To request wood chips or if customers have questions, please call 1-800-686-0021 and ask that a representative from the Forestry Department contact them.


Township Forms and Permits

Looking for township forms and permits?  You'll find everything from building permit applications and swimming pool permits to our commercial buildings checklist on our Forms and Permits page.

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