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News – Mount Joy Township


Part-time Help Wanted: Parks Maintenance

Mount Joy Township is looking for a motivated individual to help maintain our three public parks. Primary responsibilities include mowing, weed trimming, and other general maintenance activities under the supervision of the Public Works department. The ideal candidate will be available from approximately late March into early October for 24-30 hours per week. Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions for up to 10 hours per day is required. Operational knowledge of zero-turn lawnmowers and weed trimmers is highly desirable. This is a part time position.

If interested, please submit an application to the Mount Joy Township Municipal Office located at 8853 Elizabethtown Road or email Township Manager Justin Evans with any questions at


EASD is Looking For Your Feedback

What are your hopes and dreams for the children of the Elizabethtown Area School District and what do you expect from their public school district experiences?

Students have a better chance of success in school and life after graduation when schools, families, and communities work together. As such, the Elizabethtown Area School District is conducting a ThoughtExchange to gain stakeholder insight into our communities’ hopes and dreams for our children and what they expect from the public school district experiences. ThoughtExchange promotes stakeholder engagement through a user-friendly, online tool that allows community members to share their thoughts and ideas on a specific topic. We’d love for you to join the conversation. The Exchange closes on January 31 at 4 p.m. Click the link below to offer your thoughts and/or see what others in our community are saying. All responses are anonymous.

ThoughtExchange – Hopes and Dreams

2022 Budget Adopted

The 2022 Mount Joy Township budget was adopted by the Board of Supervisors with NO tax increase. The General Fund tax millage remains at 2.04 mills and the Fire Protection Tax Fund remains at 0.7 mills for a total millage of 2.74 mills.

Should you have any questions on the 2022 budget, please feel free to contact Township Manager Justin Evans at or 717-367-8917.

2022 Township Budget


Bear Creek Road Construction – Beginning October 2nd

Construction on Bear Creek Road between Campus Road and Sheaffer Road (Bear Creek Elementary School) is scheduled to be closed to thru traffic on October 2nd.  The Bear Creek Road/Spring Road intersection will be realigned in a several-week project that should be finished by the end of October.  Local access to Clover Lane, Shybrook Court, and Honeysuckle Court will be maintained during the intersection project, but not by way of the Spring Road intersection.

Updates can be found at

Cloverleaf Road Bridge

The Lancaster County Engineer has closed the Cloverleaf Road Bridge over the Little Chiques Creek for an indefinite period due to structural deficiencies.  The Lancaster County Board of Commissioners has indicated an intent to replace the bridge in 2021. Further information will be passed along as it is provided by the County.

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Bridge Closure – Aberdeen Mill Road Bridge

The Aberdeen Mill Road Bridge over the Conewago Creek was closed in summer 2018 due to structural deficiencies identified after repeated storm events.  We jointly own and maintain the bridge with Conewago Township and have contracted with Rettew Associates for the design of a replacement bridge.  The replacement will be a single-span bridge with brand […]

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