There are five boards comprised of residents of York Township who volunteer to help guide the growth and direction of the municipality. These boards are: the Board of Commissioners, the Planning Commission, the Recreation Board, the Water & Sewer Authority, and the Zoning Hearing Board. Click the links at the top of this section for detailed information of each board along with contact information, agendas and meeting minutes.
The boards in a nutshell:
> The Board of Commissioners is responsible for adopting budgets, setting taxes and fees, establishing township operational policies, enacting ordinances, approving subdivisions and land development plans, entering into contracts and agreements and appointing members to the various boards and commissions.
> The Planning Commission oversees the growth and development of the community and ensures that the infrastructure is prepared for any growth and development that may occur.
> The Recreation Board is responsible for the operation of the various recreation programs as well as the development and maintenance of the park areas controlled by the Township.
> The Water and Sewer Authority is responsible for the development of the Township’s sewer system.
> The Zoning Hearing Board’s purpose is to help assure fair and equitable application and administration of the zoning ordinance by hearing appeals on the Zoning Officer’s determinations and by granting relief from the literal enforcement of the ordinance in certain hardship situations.