New Hanover Township is a semi-rural residential community located north-east of Pottstown in Western Montgomery County.

NEW Event - Fishing Derby - Hickory Park - May 11, 2013 - Click for details

Community Yard Sale - May 18, 2013 8:00am - 12noon  - Hickory Park - Click for details


Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator - New Hanover Authority is presently accepting resumes and applications for position of Plant Operator at its wastewater treatment facility.  Wastewater System Class B Subclasses 1,4 Operator Certification is required.  Maintenance background is a plus.  View job description.  Send resume to New Hanover Township WWTF, 2990 Fagleysville Road, Gilbertsville, PA 19525. ATTN: Michael McGann, Wastewater System Director.  EOE

LIFEGUARD - applicants for lifeguards must be either 18 years of age or a high school graduate at the time of employment and must be willing to work weekends and instruct swimming lessions to children ages 3-12.  Current certifications are required by American Red Cross in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Training and Community First Aid.  Pay rate will be based on experience.  Click for job description.           

2013 Swim Lessons - Hickory Park Pool - click to follow link

Electronics Collection - Montgomery County schedule        DEP schedule

Household Hazardous Waste - Montgomery County schedule

Yard Waste Composting - Dropoff site at Hetrick Gardens, 2620 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville, PA   Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 2:00pm.  Available for New Hanover Township residents - must show proof of residency.

Community Yard Sale - Scheduled for May 18, 2013  8:00 am to 12:00 noon (rain date May 19) - Our annual yard is being planned to take place at Hickory Park, 2140 Big Road.  Please keep this date in mind, many items which are no longer valuable to you may be useful to another person.  Vendor tables are available for $10.00 each; registration forms are available at the Township office.  Refreshments will be available.  Plan on registering for a vendor table or browsing through the items being offered at bargain prices.

Township Meeting Schedule 2013 - Click Here - schedule is subject to change if needed.  Meeting of July 8 will take place at the Township Bldg.  Meeting of Sept. 9 will take place at the Historic School House, Reifsnyder Road beginning at 6:30 PM.

HOFF VC HSCA SITE - December 4, 2012                               Public Hearing Slide Presentation

POLICE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE-Click - Follow updates on Twitter and Facebook

BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE - Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library -Tuesday 12 noon - 4 PM  & 5-7 PM at  CVS located at 2000 Swamp Pike - go to for additional information.

Townships Today - publication of PSATS - learn about township government

NHT Open Records Policy
The policy was adopted on December 8, 2008. Policy and request forms are available.

Township Open Records Officer: Edward Wagner
Phone: (610) 323-1443

State Office of Open Records
Phone: (717) 346-9903

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