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East Earl Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania, ..... where Heritage is Growing

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Meeting Minutes and Agendas

Shown below are the meeting minutes from recent Board of Supervisors meetings.

Reorganization Minutes from January 7, 2019

East Earl Township

East Earl Township is a Township of the Second Class that was incorporated in 1851. It is governed by a three-member Board of Supervisors elected for staggered six-year terms. The Supervisors have the power to establish policies and regulations in order to maintain the health, safety and welfare of the residents. The Board of Supervisors appoints members to the various advisory and authority boards. 

The East Earl Township Municipal Office is located on Route 322 – Division Highway. It is .7 of a mile east of the PA Route 23 and US Route 322 intersection in Blue Ball, PA.

Township office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Municipal building office hours

Business Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday
Zoning Office: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday
WVA (Public Water & Sewer):

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday  

Tax Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday




Zoning and Building permits

East Earl Township has both a Zoning Ordinance and Building Code. A permit is required before beginning construction of new dwellings and for additions, alterations, porches, decks, swimming pools, sheds, signs, fences and agricultural buildings.

A permit is not needed for maintenance and/or repairs. More examples.

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East Earl Township Newsletter

The Township publishes a newsletter covering important updates and quick helps to make you a more informed part of the community. Check out what's happening with the township by picking up a newsletter at the township municipal office. New publications are sent free to all residents via USPS.

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Area Map of East Earl

Provided here is a map outlining the borders of East Earl Township. Contained within these borders is the TerreHill Boro.

Click here to open the township map in a larger page. Zoom and navigation controls will be in the top left.

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Real Estate Tax Information

Real Estate taxes are based on the current assessed value of your property multiplied times the current millage rage. The Township's millage rate for 2022 is 1.7. This rate is set by the Board of Supervisors and adopted by Resolution in December of each year. These tax dollars help to support the Township, including 24-hour police services, three fire companies, and the general operating expenses of the Township.

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East Earl Township Officials

Listed here are the names and positions of East Earl Township officials and staff.

Board of Supervisors

  • Nelson R. Groff, Chairman (Term expires 1/28)
  • Steven M. Becker, Vice Chairman (Term expires 1/26)
  • Glenn M. Yoder, Member (Term expires 1/24)
  • Judy A. Muckle, BCO, Secretary-Treasurer (appointed)
  • Justin M. Sauder, Township Manager/Assistant Secretary-Treasurer

Chief of Police

   •  Kevin C. McCarthy, Sr.


  •  Scott C. Marburger


  • Steve Good


  • Neal Walsh, Zoning Officer
  • Choice of Three Third Party Inspectors for Building Inspections

Emergency Management Coordinator

  • Jamie Wier, Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Willliam Shirk, Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator

 Planning Commission

  • Larry D. Eby, Chairman (Term expires 12/25)
  • J. Douglas Martin, Vice Chairman (Term expires 12/22)
  • Marvin H. Sensenig, Secretary (Term expires 12/24)
  • Crist E. Smucker, Member (Term expires 12/25)
  • Dwight S. Martin, Member (Term expires 12/23)

Zoning Hearing Board

  • Glenn G. Martin, Chairman (Term expires 12/24)
  • Steven H. Garman, Vice Chairman (Term expires 12/23)
  • Justin N. Mogle, Member (Term expires 12/22)
  • M. Timothy Hoober, Alternate (Term expires 12/22)
  • Robert E. Sisko, Morgan, Hallgren, Crosswell & Kane, Solicitor


  • Calvin E. Ewell, Chairman (Term expires 12/25)
  • Marilyn J. Martin Secretary (Term expires 12/23)
  • Mary E. Leaman, Member (Term expires 12/27)

 Township Engineer

  • Brad Underkoffler, Arro Consulting

Township Solicitor

  • Nikolaus & Hohenadel, LLP

Sewage Enforcement Officer (on-lot sewer)

  • Quinn Haller, Technicon Enterprises, Inc. II

 Weaverland Valley Authority (Public W&S)

  • Kenneth R. Witmer, Chairman (Term expires 12/25)
  • Harold Kilhefner, Vice Chair (Term expires 12/25)
  • Terry L. Zook, Secretary (Term expires 12/23)
  • Scot T. Ash, Treasurer (Term expires 12/22)
  • Randy Miller, Assistant Secretary (Term expires 12/23)
  • Gene Pierce, Assistant Treasurer (Term expires 12/24)
  • Scott C. Marburger, Member (Term expires 12/24)
  • Jason Firestine, Member (Term expires 12/26)
  • Denise A. Bensing, Administrator
  • Elizabeth Fisher, Billing Clerk
  • Bruce Crabb, Systems Operation Supervisor
  • Michael Boley, Systems Operator
  • Thomas McGarvey, Systems Operator
  • Kenneth Kirkner, Systems Operator
  • Frank P. Mincarelli, Blakinger Thomas, Solicitor for Authority
  • Daniel Becker, Becker Engineering LLC, Engineer for Authority





Township Meetings

East Earl Township meetings are held monthly or as needed. All meetings are held at the Township municipal office building and are open to the public. Date or location changes will be advertised and posted. Below is a list of regularly scheduled meetings.

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