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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Standish Vice President Glenn A Schaum James E Dailey Peter D Wilson Michael E Maxwell Eddie T Graham Esq Appointed Officials Ward Map Polling Locations Boards Black Horse Inn Emergency Services Environmental Library Municipal Campus Open Space Parks and Recreation Planning Commission Police Civil Service Shade Tree Website Zoning Hearing Board Calendar News More Documents FAQs Links Department of Public Works The Springfield Township Public Works Department provides a complete range of public services to the residents of Springfield Township The Department is comprised of three divisions Fleet Highway and Refuse Each division is charged with its own responsibilities however a pooled manpower system requires all employees to work as one unit to achieve the finest municipal services using the latest technology resources and techniques Stormwater Information Stormwater Improvements Map pdf File updated March 2011 Stormwater Information page Submit a Statement of Stormwater Concern Budget and Finance Business Tax Earned Income Tax Community Development Building Plumbing Planning and Zoning Property Maintenance Fee Schedule FAQ Fire Marshal Library Parks and Recreation Parks Programs Registration General Forms Police Community Programs Home Security Tips Traffic Safety Public Works Highway Refuse Recycling Sewer Stormwater Township Code National Flood Insurance Program Take Action Police Tip

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    approximately every 20 years However each road is inspected every year and depending on the conditions receives the required maintenance regardless of the age of the road Township Highway Crews are also responsible for street sweeping operations snow plowing storm sewer maintenance and repair creek maintenance and park maintenance street lights traffic signals and signs and other special duties as assigned by the Board of Commissioners Snow and Ice Regulations Whenever snow falls to a depth of three inches or more in the Township of Springfield or if the City of Philadelphia declares a Highway Snow Emergency all parking along the streets and highways of the Township is prohibited If a garage driveway or other off street parking facilities are available all vehicles must be located off of the Township highway If off street arrangements are not available parking is permitted on the odd side of the street in an odd numbered year and on the even side of the street in an even numbered year Your compliance and cooperation with these regulations will permit Township Highway crews to clear the streets of all ice and snow in a minimal amount of time Leaves Please do not rake your leaves into the street or deposit them in or near waterways Township ordinances prohibit the depositing of leaves grass clippings tree branches and other debris in any street or waterway within the Township Objects that obstruct the flow of water increase the likelihood of a flooding condition during a rain event Creek inspections are performed quarterly to identify violators The Township asks that you report anyone dumping materials within a waterway or highway immediately Leaves deposited within the street also create a fire hazard Vehicles parking over a pile of leaves risk the possibility of catching fire In addition leaves in

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    collected in a single stream manner cans bottles paper and cardboard are collected together and separated later at an automated recycling facility as opposed to source separation by residents or township employees As a result of the new collection system it is no longer necessary to separate wastepapers and cardboard from cans bottles and plastics In addition to being more convenient single stream recycling allows the township to eliminate one collection vehicle from our program and reassign an employee for highway and parks maintenance Recyclebank Rewards Program Effective January 1 2016 Springfield Township is no longer a Recyclebank community The high cost to provide the program coupled with increasing costs to collect and market recyclable materials would have resulted in an increase to the Township s refuse collection fee in 2016 Therefore in order to avoid the increase the Board of Commissioners elected to discontinue the program thereby saving residents approximately 56 000 over the 2015 Recyclebank subscription fees Over the five year period in which Springfield Township was a participating member of the Recyclebank program the Township realized no noticeable increase in the amount of recyclables diverted from the waste stream All Springfield Township residents are reminded that their existing Recyclebank accounts are still active and any points earned are still available for their use In addition residents can continue to get rewarded with Recyclebank points for green activity Points may be earned through quizzes pledges and other interactive features found on the website Points can also be redeemed through the Recyclebank online shopping catalogue Please note however that Recyclebank points will expire if you do not earn any points or redeem any rewards within a 12 month period For more information about the Recyclebank program please click here Acceptable Recycling Materials Wastepapers Virtually all paper products may now be recycled Paper products include newspapers junk mail magazines telephone books office paper and computer paper Waste papers may be placed at the curb for collection in brown paper bags or cardboard boxes Please do not place waste papers in plastic bags Corrugated cardboard and paperboard Corrugated containers and paperboard containers are now collected with your recyclables Acceptable materials include pizza boxes cereal boxes cracker boxes and cartons from soda and beer as well as all other clean cardboard and boxboard To properly recycle cardboard please remove all contaminants such as trash food waste Styrofoam plastic or other packing materials There is no need to flatten containers Glass Clear green and brown bottles and jars are collected by the Township Cans Aluminum steel and bi metallic cans are acceptable for collection Plastics 1 through 7 Plastics are accepted Common products include soft drink and water bottles milk jugs liquid soap and laundry containers ketchup and syrup bottles yogurt and other food containers Materials Not Acceptable for Recycling Plastic bags PVC and Styrofoam products light bulbs window glass pottery and crockery are not acceptable materials for recycling These materials should be deposited with your regular refuse at the curb line on

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    pumps are connected to the sanitary sewer system backflow may occur through house drains and water closets Second rainwater discharged to the sanitary sewer system is treated in the same manner as wastewater Township residents pay almost 1 million per year to have sewage waste and any illegally discharged storm water treated at wastewater treatment facilities If you have a sump pump in your home please verify that it is not connected to the sanitary sewer system Also if you have a floor drain in your home please verify that it is not connected to the sanitary sewer system Blockages within the sewer main rarely occur however when they do wastewaters will seek relief at the lowest point usually a floor drain if one is present For this reason the Township requires that you abandon or disconnect all floor drains from the sanitary sewer system Sanitary Sewer Caps Required for all Properties In the interest of eliminating stormwater infiltration into the sanitary sewer system Springfield Township is now requiring all vented sanitary sewer laterals to be capped with a lateral insert Inserts are available free of charge at the Township Building during normal business hours When properly installed the insert is extremely effective in preventing rainwater and other foreign materials such as sticks stones grass and paper from entering your sewer lateral Excessive amounts of rainwater entering the sanitary system results in surcharging and may cause the system to back up into your home Other foreign objects can inhibit the flow of sewage away from your home and create a blockage Backflow Prevention Devices Required for Below Grade Fixtures Springfield Township s building and plumbing code requires all below grade plumbing fixtures to be protected with backflow prevention devices Illegal sump pump connections and other sources of inflow sometimes can

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    and storm water systems during and immediately following a storm event Stormwater runoff is the most common cause of water pollution affecting steams lakes rivers and groundwater Unlike pollution from industry or sewage treatment facilities stormwater pollution is caused by the daily activities of citizens The following links will help educate you about the effects of stormwater runoff on the environment and the actions you can take to mitigate these impacts EPA Stormwater Program Overview Public Education and Outreach on Stormwater Impacts Make Your Home the Solution To Stormwater Pollution pdf Turf101 Best Management Practices for Greener Lawncare pdf After the Storm pamphlet pdf Storm Event Equivalent to Rainfall Calculator pdf EPA Kids Page Protecting Water Quality From Urban Runoff pdf Homeowner s Guide to Stormwater Management pdf Solutions for Clean Water and Healthy Natural Resources PA DEP Southeast Regional Office PA DEP Bureau of Watershed Management Tips to Prevent West Nile Virus pdf Environmental Management Assistance Program Montgomery County Planning Commission videos Montgomery County Conservation District Montgomery County Water Resources Plan pdf Montgomery County Water Resources Plan Brochure pdf Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association Tookany Tacony Frankford Creek Watershed Partnership Township Stormwater Map of Improvements pdf Springfield Township Watershed Map pdf Springfield Township Watershed Brochure pdf Township wide Stormwater Management Plan pdf State of Streams in Springfield Township pdf How you can help Please report the following activities to the Township if they are observed Sediment leaving a construction site Spills such as chemicals gas diesel or oil Illegal dumping activity into streams or storm sewers Dial 911 Sanitary sewer overflow Dry weather flows from outfall pipes into streams please allow 72 hours after a rain event to report Dumping or composting of firewood or leaves along stream embankments Storage of firewood or other loos materials along stream embankments During

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Inn Emergency Services Environmental Library Municipal Campus Open Space Parks and Recreation Planning Commission Police Civil Service Shade Tree Website Zoning Hearing Board Calendar News More Documents FAQs Links Township Code Our Township Code is freely available off site Springfield Township Code Budget and Finance Business Tax Earned Income Tax Community Development Building Plumbing Planning and Zoning Property Maintenance Fee Schedule FAQ Fire Marshal Library Parks and Recreation Parks Programs

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    of Springfield Township meets on the second Wednesday of every month for the purpose of conducting the General Business of the Township The Business Meeting is held at 7 30 p m at the Springfield Township Middle School Library 1901 Paper Mill Road Oreland The Board accepts public comment at this meeting prior to and following all committee reports The Business Meeting is video taped and broadcast on Comcast Cable channel 28 and Verizon FiOS channel 38 Please check the Broadcast Schedule for current times Workshop Meeting The Board of Commissioners of Springfield Township holds a public workshop meeting on the Monday prior to the second Wednesday of every month The Workshop Meeting is held at 7 00 p m at the Springfield Township Middle School Library 1901 Paper Mill Road Oreland Commissioners To learn who your Commissioner is refer to the Ward Map Jeffrey T Harbison Ward 2 President Chairman of the Internal Affairs Committee Baird M Standish Ward 5 Vice President Chairman of the Community Development Committee Glenn A Schaum Ward 3 Chairman of the Public Works Committee and Co chairman of the Public Safety Committee James E Dailey Ward 6 Chairman of the Zoning Committee Peter D

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  • Springfield Township | springfieldmontco.org
    Business Meetings Minutes are in Abode Reader pdf format See bottom for a link to the free Abode Reader for your browser Google Search Township website 2016 January February March April 2015 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Adoption 2014 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Adoption 2013 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Adoption 2012 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Adoption 2011 January February March PH Billboards April May Sp Mtg May 23 June PH Human Relations PH Seasonal Cafes PH Wyndmoor Fire Co July August Sp Mtg Sept 8 September October November December Budget Hearing Budget Adoption 2010 Reorganization Meeting January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Hearing Budget Adoption 2009 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Hearing Budget Adoption 2008 Reorganization Meeting January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Hearing Budget Adoption 2007 January February March April May June July August September October November December Budget Hearing Budget Adoption

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