News Flash

Posted on: July 21, 2022

Ray Halvorsen: Supervisor, Public Works Director Remembered


Raymond Halvor Halvorsen, who served for as a West Goshen Supervisor and as the Township’s Public Works Director for fifteen years, was born in Flushing, New York on April 14, 1951. But the story of his connection to the town that would help def...

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Park and Recreation
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Tree and Vegetation Maintenance

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Trees and vegetation may not obstruct traffic control signs or fire hydrants. It is the responsibility of property owners to make sure foliage is cleared in front of traffic signs or around hydrants. Additionally, trees must be cut back three feet from th...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Street Milling and Paving Notice

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West Goshen Township will be milling and paving the following roads in a few weeks. We ask that anyone living on one of these roads take this time to check and make sure your trees and bushes are at least 15 feet high above the roads and at least three fe...

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Township News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Free Electronics Recycling and Shred Event

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Date: Saturday April 2, 2022

Time: 9am-12pm

Location: West Goshen Township Municipal Complex, 1025 Paoli Pike

Document Shredding:

  • Shred Events are for paper shredding only.
  • All material is 100% recycled and Wiggins maintains a 0% landfill policy.
  • Wiggins Shredd...
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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: December 20, 2021

Updated Snow Removal Information

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Before the Snow Falls

Make sure the front of your mailbox is at least a four to six   inches behind the front of the curb and mounted at height of four feet.  Mailboxes closer to the curb and lower to the ground are most likely be damaged...

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Township Code Info... Public Works
Posted on: November 4, 2021

Reminder about New Waste Carts


Reminder: this is for trash carts only, not recycling. 

Starting Monday November 8th Republic Services will begin changing out the gray township trash carts for their new blue carts. This trash cart changeout comes as the original township trash c...

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Township News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Street Sweeping

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West Goshen recently took delivery of a new street sweeper. This is a new piece of equipment and service for West Goshen Township. The sweeper will help with the growing concerns about stormwater quality.  It will help keep our local streams and ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 7, 2021

New Waste Bins Coming Soon


  • West Goshen Township will continue to use Republic Services for the next 5 years.
  • Beginning Jan 3, 2022 Republic Services will begin the new Waste & Recycling Contract.
  • Both Waste & Recycling will remain automated with side-loading trucks.
  • W...
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Township News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Yard Waste Collection July 17th

Trash and recycling Alert

The next yard waste collection is July 17th. Please see below for yard waste collection guidelines. 

Yard Waste

Sticks, branches, and twigs must be tied in bundles no more than 4 feet in length and 4 feet in diameter, and may not exceed 50 pounds p...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Street Tree Ordinance Reminder

Street Tree Ordinance Reminder

We have some areas of the township where the trees have grown out into the roadway and are an obstruction to our plow trucks in the winter.

In order to clear the snow to the curb our trucks have to run right along the curb line and low hanging trees, espec...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: April 21, 2021

West Goshen's Public Works Department: Working to Ensure Uninterrupted Service During COVID

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J. David Woodward has been the public works director since 2016. With a staff of approximately 41 they handle over 95 miles of Township roadways, over 111 acres of parkland, 225 miles of sewer lines, 10 pumping stations, trash, recycling, and yard waste c...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 16, 2021

West Goshen Township Stormwater Improvements

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West Goshen Township is in the process of stormwater improvements, remediation, and planning. The township initially started working on stormwater ordinances and remediation in 2003 as part of county-wide Act 167 Plan. West Goshen has had an MS4 permit fo...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Meet the Public Works Department

Meet the Public Works Dept

When is the last time you’ve thought about the West Goshen Public Works Department?  If your answer was “I don’t know…” or “Never,” you might be surprised that is just the way...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Trash & Recycling Collection Update

Even during the COVID-19 crisis, your Township trash, recycling and bulk trash collection will continue normally.

Please do not put out any additional trash, recycling or bulk trash outside of what is allowable.  It will not be collected.

Please se...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Tips

Yard Waste Collection Tips

Sticks, branches, and twigs must be tied in bundles no more than four feet in length and four feet in diameter and may not exceed 50 pounds per bundle.

Branches may not exceed 4 inches in diameter.

Other yard waste may be placed in...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 18, 2020

How the Public Can Help the Public Works Department this Spring

It’s been a spring to remember for all of us, including the West Goshen Public Works Department. “With the timing and preventative measures for COVID-19, we missed some of our usual spring activity like mulching or planting annuals and...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Recycling Tips: What Can Be Recycled?

Recycling Takes Little Effort On Your Part For A Big Difference To Our World

Plastic - Recycling plastic can be confusing with all of the code numbers that are stamped on products.

Below is a chart of some items that are acceptable and unacceptable for recy...

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