Township Officials

Here you will find the names and details about the supervisors, commissioners and officers currently serving the Township.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Supervisors are elected to staggered six-year terms and are responsible for the general governance of the township and the execution of legislative, executive and administrative powers in order to ensure sound fiscal management and to secure the health, safety and welfare of the township citizens.  The Board of Supervisors meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM.
 
Jonathan D. Holmes, Chairman
6225 Pine Road
Thomasville, PA  17364
Term Expires:  12/31/2019  
     
David F. Brown, Vice Chairman 
355 Little Creek Road
Spring Grove, PA  17362
Term Expires:  12/31/2017  
     
David M. Smyser
987 Jackson Square Road
Spring Grove, PA  17362
Term Expires:  12/31/2021  
     

PLANNING COMMISSION

As per Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Planning Commission members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve a staggered four year term.  The Commissioners are a governing body that are required to develop and recommend a Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, review and recommend approval/denial of all subdivision and land development applications, zoning hearing applications and recommend any amendments to any of the aforementioned ordinances to the Board of Supervisors for adoption.  They hold public meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM.
     

Planning Commission Members

Robert E. Callahan, Chairman
291 Deer Trail Road
Spring Grove, PA  17362
Term Expires:  12/31/2017  
     

Lorie A. Redding, Vice Chairman 
29 Pine Springs Boulevard 
York, PA  17408

Term Expires:  12/31/2019  
     
Arden S. Kile, Secretary
130 Pine Hollow Road
York, PA  17408
Term Expires:  12/31/2020  
     
Thomas E. Kern  
739 Lefever Road 
Thomasville, PA  17364
Term Expires:  12/31/2018  
     

Alan S. King
162 Springhouse Lane  
Spring Grove, PA  17362

Term Expires:  12/31/2019  
     

Planning Commission Advisor

   
Jeffrey S. Shue, P. E., Engineer
C. S. Davidson, Inc.
38 North Duke Street
York, PA 17401
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SEWER AUTHORITY

Jackson Township Sewer Authority was created in 1993 with five members who are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve staggered five year terms.  They are responsible for the governance of all aspects of the operations of the Jackson Township Wastewater Treatment System.  The Sewer Authority meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM.
     

Sewer Authority Members

   
Daniel E. Redding, Chairman
29 Pine Springs Boulevard 
York, PA  17408
Term Expires:  12/31/2018  
     
Scott B. Snyder, Vice Chairman
214 Lena Drive 
York, PA  17408
Term Expires:  12/31/2020  
     
Ronald R. Cameron, Jr., Treasurer
75 Maywood Road
Thomasville, PA  17364
Term Expires:  12/31/2019  
     
Joyce E. Sheridan, Secretary
30 Glenmar Drive
Spring Grove, PA 17362
Term Expires:  12/31/2017  
     

Steven Hudgins
1253 Pinnacle Court
York, PA  17408

Term Expires:  12/31/2021  
     
Sewer Authority Advisors
(Appointed Annually by the Sewer Authority)
   
     
William J. Conn, Administrator
439 Roth's Church Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362
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David A. Jones, III, Solicitor
Stock and Leader
222 W. Philadelphia Street, 6th Floor
York, PA 17401
   
     
Jeffrey S. Shue, P. E. , Engineer
C. S. Davidson Inc.
38 North Duke Street
York, PA 17401
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ZONING HEARING BOARD

The Zoning Hearing Board members are appointed by the Jackson Township Board of Supervisors to serve a staggered three year term.  The Board has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and render final decisions on substantive challenges to the validity of any land use ordinance; challenges to the validity of a land use ordinance raising procedural questions or alleged defects in the process of enactment or adoption; appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer; appeals from a determination by the Township Engineer or the Zoning Officer with reference to the administration of any flood plain or flood hazard ordinance; and applications for variances or special exceptions to the Zoning Ordinance.
     

Zoning Hearing Board Members

   
Clyde L. Lentz, Chairman
46 Maywood Road
Thomasville, PA 17364
Term Expires: 12/31/2019  
     

Rocco Venditto, Vice Chairman 
6069 Pine Road
Thomasville, PA  17364

Term Expires: 12/31/2018  
     
Michael Hartman, Member 
678 Old Hanover Road
Spring Grove, PA  17362
Term Expires: 12/31/2017  


Travis Thoman, Alternate 
6207 Pine Road
Thomasville, PA  17364

Melinda Carlson, Alternate
3400 East Berlin Road
York, PA  17408

 
Term Expires: 12/31/2018


Term Expires: 12/31/2019

 

Zoning Hearing Board Advisors

   
Rachel L. Gates, Solicitor
250 York Street 
Hanover, PA  17331
Telephone: (717) 632-4971
Appointed Annually by
Zoning Hearing Board
 
     
Ray Dietrich, Jr., Zoning Officer
439 Roth's Church Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362
Telephone:  (717) 225-5661
Fax: (717) 225-0130
   
     
Zoning Hearing Board Hearings Application for a Zoning Hearing must be submitted to the Township office by the last Friday of the month in order to be heard on the 4th or last Monday of the following month. 

Once an application has been filed with the Township and before you attend the Zoning Hearing, you must plan to attend the Planning Commission meeting held the 3rd Tuesday of the month. The Planning Commission provides case reviews and recommendations to the Zoning Hearing Board.

     

AG SECURITY COMMITTEE

This committee is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve for an indefinite term.  They review requests for land to be added to the Township's Agricultural Security areas which have been established to provide a form of protection for farmers' rights.
     
Jason Yohe
9078 Orchard Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362
   
     
David A. Sprenkle III
1375 Sprenkle Road
Spring Grove, PA 17362
   
     
Thomas Boyer
110 Biesecker Road
York, PA 17404
   
     
James A. Brodbeck, Jr.
6634 Pine Road
Thomasville, PA  17364
   
     
     
     

ELECTED AUDITORS

There are three elected auditor positions for persons elected for staggered six year terms, ending in odd years.  These persons perform annual audits of the Township finances, unless the Board of Supervisors has engaged a professional Certified Public Accountant or Accounting Firm to do those audits.  If so, the elected auditors are to meet on the Tuesday after the first Monday of January to set the compensation rate for any Supervisor who may be employed to do work for the Township.  There are no Supervisors currently working for the Township.  Two current Elected Auditor positions are vacant.  The Township currently utilizes the accounting firm of S F and Company of York, Pennsylvania to perform its annual audit. 

Annalisa Gojmerac, Chair 
6552 Lincoln Highway West 
Thomasville, PA  17364


Joseph Wurtz, Secretary
4913 Lincolnwood Drive
York, PA  17408

Term Expires: 12/31/2021



Term Expires:
12/31/2019

 

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Community Facts

Total Area: 23.5 sq. miles
Population: 7494 (2010 Census)
Population Density: 319 persons per sq. mile
Township Road Miles: 47.25
State Road Miles: 30.84
School District: Spring Grove Area Schools