Park Maintenance

Park Maintenance

The Public Works Department is responsible for park maintenance among its other functions and hires full-time and part-time employees, which are overseen by the Park Maintenance Supervisor.

Park Projects

Park Rules

Do You Know About the Spotted Lanternfly?

spotted-lanternflyx300Help stop the spread of this invasive insect that is threatening the northeaster United States, especially southeastern Pennsylvania. Call 1-888-422-3359 or report a sighting from the Penn State Extension website.  

Tree-of-heaven, also known as ailanthus, is a rapidly growing deciduous tree native to both northeaster and central China, as well as Taiwan. Spotted Lanternfly are particularly attracted to Tree-of-heaven. 

Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive highly destructive wood-boring insect that attacks ash trees. It was detected in Pennsylvania in late June 2007. Article - "My Ash Trees Are Dying, What Do I Do?"

Photo below prepared by Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. 

EAB Positives 2007-2019

Contact Us

  1. Office Location

    8 Flowers Drive
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

    P:  717-766-0178  (Ext. 3003)
    Fax:  717-766-7635

    Shop Hours


    Monday - Friday
    7:00 am - 3:00 pm



    Township Office Hours


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am to 4:00 pm



    Department Staff

    Ray Palmer
    Assistant Township Manager
    Extension 3320
    rpalmer@sstwp.org

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