June 17, 2016
Below is a list of events taking place around the City this weekend that impact the general public. Please take note of all park and road closures and plan accordingly. SIP Wine in the Park Saturday, June 18 3 - 6 pm Musser Park Ticketed, 21+ event - majority of Musser Park closed to the public from 11 am to 8 pm. The playground is NOT closed. Lancaster Pride Sunday, June 19 12 - 6 pm Binns Park, Lancaster Square & 100 block of North Queen Street 100 block of North Queen Street closed from 8 am to 8 pm. Race Avenue Criterium (bicycling event) Sunday, June 19 8 am - 6 pm Route begins at... read more
May 25, 2016
DRINKING WATER PROBLEM CORRECTED BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED: WATER IS SAFE TO DRINK. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. As of Friday May 27, 2016 at 7:30 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at: 110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155 Nassau Road and 1100 Jamaica Road. Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory. We are... read more
May 9, 2016
The City of Lancaster is developing a plan to guide the future of public art in our community. The plan will be created with research and community participation. Everyone is invited to attend a conversation about public art. Learn about a wide variety of art projects that engage people and offer different types of experiences. Share your feedback about the types of public art you would like to see in Lancaster.  Each of the Community Conversations will take place in different parts of the city and at various times of day. People are encouraged to pick the event that best suits their life... read more
May 6, 2016
WE ARE BUILDING A PLAYGROUND! In October, in ONE day, volunteers will build a great new place for kids to play. The playground will be at Holly Pointe Park, at the corner of Red Maple Rd. and Holly Ln. But, before we can build the playground, we must design it. So, come out to the Design Huddle on Tuesday, May 24th. Click here for more information. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance at the Design Huddle to
April 8, 2016
The Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) is partnering with municipalities, community organizations and Penn State Master Gardeners of Lancaster County to conduct home compost workshops where residents will learn how to recycle organic waste from their kitchens and gardens instead of putting it in the trash. Composting is an excellent way to recycle vegetable scraps, grass clippings, leaves, and other organic materials and turn them into a useful and valuable soil amendment. Workshop attendees will also learn how to build effective, yet inexpensive home compost bins to... read more
March 31, 2016
Beginning the week of April 11 and continuing into the week of April 18, contractors will mill the roadway over a period of approximately 6 working days, starting on the western edge of the city and proceeding eastward. Widespread daytime (Monday-Friday, 7:00am to 7:00pm) lane restrictions and parking restrictions should be expected during this work. Following immediately behind the milling operation will be a scratch & leveling crew. After the milling/scratch operation is completed, the contractor will begin the final wearing course and line striping, again starting at the western edge... read more
March 29, 2016
The City of Lancaster Department of Public Works will be performing a thorough flushing of water distribution mains to promote maximum water quality. Flushing operations will begin at 10:00 PM on Sunday, April 3, 2016 and continue daily between the hours of 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Operations will allow for the cleaning of each main at least once during the designated flushing dates. Visit our website, Facebook and Twitter regularly for any schedule updates. Bookmark this page - we will regularly post what streets are scheduled to be flushed, and will confirm when they are flushed. Flushing may... read more
March 28, 2016
The City of Lancaster is urging our water customers to be vigilant for imposters posing as water utility workers that continue to use a scam to rob homes across the US and here in Pennsylvania. The imposters, who usually travel in pairs, gain entry to customer's homes claiming to be from the local water department and then while one imposter takes the residents to the basement to explain a fictitious water problem, the second person robs the house. This issue was recently featured on episodes of Good Morning America and Nightline. The City's water meter readers are dressed in distinct blue... read more
March 24, 2016
A public meeting will be held on April 4, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in Commission Room at City Hall, 120 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA. The meeting will be held to provide the general public with an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan and the Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Action Plan for the County of Lancaster (County) and the City of Lancaster (City).  The public comment period for these Plans begins with this notice and ends prior to the County Commissioners and City Council meetings scheduled for April 12, 2016. The Consolidated Plan presents how the County... read more
March 15, 2016
While the City of Lancaster honors open, inclusive and transparent government every day of the year, this week we are celebrating Sunshine Week! Click here to read Mayor Gray's proclamation.