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Township Trails and Greenways Master Plan Public Meeting 10/18

October 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT PERSON:

Anthea Stebbins, Parks and Recreation Director

East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, PA

Phone: (717) 469-0833

EAST HANOVER TOWNSHIP TRAILS AND GREENWAYS MASTER PLAN MEETING ON OCTOBER 18TH

Grantville, PA. East Hanover Township will initiate the planning for the East Hanover Township Trails and Greenways Master Plan at a public meeting on Wednesday, October 18th at 7PM at East Hanover Township’s Municipal building on 8848 Jonestown Rd. Grantville, PA 17028.

An introduction to the project and a community brainstorming session will be held at this meeting. The plan will be shaped in large part by community input. The Township encourages all interested persons to attend.

“We are very excited about this planning process” said Anthea Stebbins, Parks and Recreation Director. “East Hanover Township has great open space and recreational resources and this project will help link these places to one another and to other destinations in the Township.”

You can follow the progress of the plan by visiting the Township website at: http://www.easthanovertwpdcpa.org/

This is the first of four public meetings. Future meetings dates are:

· January 24th, 2018 - 7PM: Inventory and analysis and preliminary concepts;

· March 21st, 2018 - 7PM: Draft plan presentation;

· June 6th, 2018 - 7PM: Final Presentation.

The plan is being prepared by a committee appointed by the Township with the assistance of Simone Collins Landscape Architecture of Norristown, PA and Traffic Planning and Design of Harrisburg, PA. Funding for this
plan is provided by a grant from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and East Hanover Township.