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Administration

The Office of the Township Manager manages the affairs of the Township in an efficient and effective manner, consistent with the policies articulated by the Board of Commissioners.

Applications, Permits, and Documents

  • Cable Franchise Agreement

    • Cable Television Franchise Renewal
      At the December 10, 2018 meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Springfield Township, the Board authorized the proposed cable television franchise agreement with Comcast Telecommunications to be made available on the Township's website. The term of the agreement is 12 years and sets forth the conditions by which Comcast may utilize the Township's rights of way to provide cable television service to the community. The Cable Communications Act of 1984 does not permit the Township to set or regulate fees charged by cable television providers. It is the intention of the Board of Commissioners to consider authorization of the renewal agreement at their January 9, 2019 business meeting. Questions about the proposed renewal agreement may be directed to the Assistant Township Manager.
  • Open Records / Right to Know

    • Right To Know Request
      Form used to request specific records from Springfield Township
    • Open Records Policy
      Springfield Township's official policy pertaining to Open Records Requests under the Right-to-Know Law.
    • OOR Appeal Form
      Form used to appeal a decision to an Agency's denial, partial denial, or deemed denial of an open records request.
  • Recent Ordinances and Legislation

    • Historic Resource Overlay District Ordinance
      An ordinance that amended Springfield Township's Zoning Code to establish a Historic Resource Overlay District in order to promote, protect, and facilitate the preservation of resources of historic significance and to preserve the historic values in the Township environment.
    • Springfield Township COVID-19 Emergency Ordinance
      An ordinance that extended local tax deadlines in Springfield Township due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, declared a public health emergency throughout the pandemic, and enabled the Township to forego standard purchasing requirements for emergency purchases related to the pandemic.
    • Ordinance No. 966 Pension Colas
      An ordinance to amend the code of the Township of Springfield (the "code"), Chapter 63 (Pensions) to adjust the first month of the twelve month period used to calculate the annual post-retirement cost of living adjustment for the Township pension plans.
  • Storm Safety Tips

    • Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

      • Coping With A Disaster Or Traumatic Event
        Natural disasters can cause emotional and mental distress for families, adults, and children. It is important to find resources that are available to help someone suffering from distress before, during, or after a disaster or traumatic event.
      • Helping Children Cope During And After A Disaster
        Disasters can cause a wide spectrum of distress, including anxiety and depression, to children of all ages. This is a guide to help facilitate discussion and provide resources for coping.
    • Earthquakes

      • Stay Safe During An Earthquake
        Earthquakes are rare in our area, but not impossible. The most important thing to remember during an earthquake is to: "drop", underneath a sturdy surface, "cover", your head and neck, and "hold on" to your shelter or head and neck until shaking stops.
    • Extreme Heat

      • Extreme Heat Infographic
        Extreme heat can be dangerous for everyone, especially at-risk individuals. Avoid dangerous conditions by staying hydrated with water, staying in cool areas or air conditioning, and by wearing light-weight, light-colored and loose clothing.
    • Flooding

      • Food And Water Safety During Power Outages And Floods
        A detailed list of proper food safety precautions to take before, during, and after a power outage - and being prepared to safely handle food and water in the event that flooding occurs.
      • Planning For A Flood
        No matter the size of the flood, all can have devastating effects on your property and family. Proper safety and precaution can help to reduce the harm caused by flooding. Learn how to prepare for a flood, stay safe during a flood, and protect your health when you return home after a flood. More information can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/index.html.
    • Hurricanes

      • Hurricane Safety Checklist
        Hurricanes are strong storms that can cause life- and property-threatening hazards such as flooding, storm surge, high winds and tornadoes. This is a list of procedures, supplies, and recovery to help prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm.
      • Hurricane Safety Infographic
        A comprehensive infographic detailing the steps residents should take inside their homes before and after a hurricane or tropical storm.
    • Lightning/Thunder

      • Lightning Safety Brochure
        To avoid lightening, get inside as soon as you hear thunder. Run to a substantial building or hard-topped metal vehicle as fast as you can. This brochure has a detailed list of steps to take if you or someone you know is caught outside during a lightening storm. If someone is truck by lightening, call 9-1-1 immediately.
    • Power Outages

      • Food And Water Safety During Power Outages
        A detailed list of proper food safety precautions to take before, during, and after a power outage - and being prepared to safely handle food and water in the event that flooding occurs.
      • How To Prepare For A Power Outage
        It is important to always prepare for a power outage before a minor or major storm. Power outages can impact your family, property, and community at large. This is a detailed list on how to prepare for such power outage. To report a power outage in our area, contact PECO at (for any emergency) 1-800-841-4141 or (for gas only) 1-844-841-4151.
    • Tornadoes

      • Tornado Safety Graphic
        It is important to determine ahead of time the best place for your family to take shelter during a tornado. The safest place in the home is the interior part of a basement. If there is no basement, go to an inside room, WITHOUT windows, on the lowest floor. This could be a center hallway, bathroom, or closet. You could also shelter under very sturdy furniture. Evacuate mobile homes and take shelter elsewhere if necessary.
    • Winter Weather

      • Winter Weather Planning Graphic
        Winter storms can bring cold temperatures, power failures, loss of communication services, and icy roads. To keep yourself and your loved ones safe, you should know how to prepare your home and your car before a winter storm hits.

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Contact Information

NAME

TITLE

PHONE

A. Michael Taylor Township Manager 215.836.7600
Brandon Ford  Assistant Manager 215.836.7600
Craig Lloyd  Finance Director 215.836.7600
Carol Taylor Office Manager 215.836.7600
Jamie Corley Community Relations & 215.836.7600
  Media Specialist

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Springfield Township

Administration & Police
1510 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

Phone: (215) 836-7600 Fax: (215) 836-7180

Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.