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Changes in Township Operations
Current News Mar 16, 2020

As the Covid-19 “coronavirus” continues to impact our lives, Derry Township has taken steps to remain in operation.  However recent directives from state and federal agencies have caused us to limit public interaction within Township facilities. Please make note of …

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DTMA Public Meeting Notice
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The Derry Township Municipal Authority Board has canceled their MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 public meeting. The Board will next meet at their regularly-scheduled meeting on MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020 at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room of the Authority’s office …

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Hershey Public Library Closes
Current News Mar 13, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Hershey Public Library will be CLOSED from Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 29.  There will be NO library programs or public meetings.  This closure is in compliance with the Covid-19 Virus Protocol from the Pennsylvania Governor, …

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Coronavirus
Current News The Township of Derry’s Emergency Management Agency is actively monitoring this situation and has been in close communication with county, state, and federal agencies. While some events involving large gatherings of people have been cancelled, basic Township operations will continue… Read more
Traffic Alert
Current News Mar 05, 2020

The portion of Sand Hill Road from Cherry Drive to Forest Ave will be closed starting at 7:00 p.m. Friday night (3/13) through 6:00 a.m. Monday (3/16) so PPL can complete work on the underground transmission line. 

During this time, …

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Township Solicitor Request for Proposals
Current News Jan 28, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Township of Derry, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania is soliciting for a request for proposals for the provision of legal services as it relates to the position of Township Solicitor. Proposals are due January 31, 2020 …

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Derry Township Seeks Applications for Township Supervisor
Current News Jan 17, 2020

Derry Township Supervisor Marc Moyer has officially tendered his resignation from the Board of Supervisors, as well as any and all authorities, boards and commissions he served on for the Township, effective immediately.  Mr. Moyer has accepted a new employment …

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Derry Township Authorizes Construction of New Community Center
Current News Dec 05, 2019

At the December 3, 2019 meeting, the Derry Township Board of Supervisors approved bids and made awards for construction contracts to the lowest qualified bidders for the new Community Center Project.

Bids were awarded to Lobar, Inc. for general construction …

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Hershey Community Center Plans For Bid
Current News Oct 25, 2019

The Hershey Community Center plans, approved by the Derry Township Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, can be found on PennBid at https://www.ebidexchange.com

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Traffic Update
Current News Sep 11, 2019 Please be advised, in an effort to mitigate on-going traffic concerns in the region, Derry Township, in partnership, with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts will be closing the northbound slip ramp on Park Boulevard into the Giant Center for the upcoming… Read more
Urban Design Associates makes recommendations for Zoning Updates and Architectural Guidelines
Current News Aug 30, 2019

On August 20, 2019, Derry Township, in partnership with the Downtown Hershey Association, hosted a community public meeting and shared some of the progress being made on a planning study for Downtown Hershey. Urban Design Associates (UDA), a national planning …

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Hershey Community Center Receives $2 Million State Grant
Current News Aug 02, 2019

The Township of Derry has been awarded a $2 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant for the new Hershey Community Center.

RACP is a Commonwealth grant program administered by the Office of the Budget for the acquisition and construction …

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Derry Township Bike and Pedestrian Alliance Conducts Survey
Current News Jul 30, 2019

The Derry Township Bike and Pedestrian Alliance wants to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to complete the below survey and provide your thoughts on issues facing bicyclists and pedestrians in Derry Township. We’ll be using this information, …

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Supervisors Vote on Community Center Project at July 23, 2019 Board of Supervisors Meeting
Current News Jul 19, 2019

Derry Township Supervisors considered five options with various pool offerings ranging from a cost between $28,820,000 and $36,737,250 for the new Community Center after hearing presentations from the architects, construction manager, programming consultant, and finance team. The four Board members …

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Supervisors to Consider New Options for the Hershey Community Center
Current News Jun 12, 2019

The following options were presented at the June 11, 2019 Board of Supervisors meeting:

Community Center Options

Community Center Options Pricing

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Check Your Blind Spots Tour Shifts Perceptions for Participants
Current News Jun 10, 2019

More than 250 community and business members participated in the CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots unconscious bias tour, which came to Hershey on June 3, 2019 in commemoration of the two-year anniversary of the CEO Action for Diversity & …

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Community Meeting on Downtown Hershey Refined Zoning and Design Standards
Current News May 31, 2019

A kick-off meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Hershey Story Museum, 63 W. Chocolate Avenue.     

Derry Township is collaborating with Urban Design Associates to improve Downtown Hershey. The goal is to enhance …

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Work to Begin on Bullfrog Valley Road
Current News May 29, 2019

Road construction work will begin on Bullfrog Valley Road from Wood Road to Sandhill Road on Wednesday, June 12.Motorist can expect delays and daily lane closures.

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Township Sadden by Passing of Former Derry Township Supervisor Paul Clark
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The Derry Township Board of Supervisors and staff are sadden by the passing of former Supervisor Paul Clark on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Paul served on the Board from 1991 until 2005. During his tenure the Hershey Public Library, the …

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Interactive Unconscious Bias Tour Comes to Hershey June 3
Current News May 23, 2019

The community is invited to stop by the Check Your Blind Spots interactive bus tour on Monday, June 3, 2019 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the parking lot of The Hershey Theatre.

The free tour is coming to …

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