April 24, 2017
The boil water advisory for 24-118 Running Pump Road and 2302-2303 Helena Road is lifted as of 8:00 am, Monday, April 24. HOWEVER, some of the Millersville area is still under a boil water advisory. Click here for a list of addresses. If you have any questions, please call the Water Quality Lab at (717) 291-4818. After hours, please call (717) 291-4816.
April 21, 2017
DRINKING WATER WARNING BOIL YOUR WATER BEFORE USING A BOIL WATER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR: Quaker Hills Area CUSTOMERS ARE ASKED TO BOIL THEIR DRINKING WATER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien. On 04/21/2017, the City of Lancaster Water Department issued a boil water advisory for customers. This notice is for customers in the following areas: 24 through 118 Running Pump Road; 2302-2303 Helena Road; Quaker Hills development; Gable Park development;... read more
April 19, 2017
ENGLISH Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation. What happened? When chlorine is used to kill harmful bacteria and viruses, in the treatment of drinking water, the chlorine combines with naturally occurring organic substances such as decaying leaves and plants present in the source water, to form chemicals called disinfection byproducts (DBPs). The EPA sets standards for controlling the levels of disinfection byproducts (... read more
April 19, 2017
Our water system recently violated a drinking water standard. Although this incident was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation. What happened? When chlorine is used to kill harmful bacteria and viruses, in the treatment of drinking water, the chlorine combines with naturally occurring organic substances such as decaying leaves and plants present in the source water, to form chemicals called disinfection byproducts (DBPs). The EPA sets standards for controlling the levels of disinfection byproducts (DBPs),... read more
April 13, 2017
Beginning Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 12:00 pm, online credit/debit card payments will be suspended as we transition from our current online payment system to the MUNIS Citizen Self-Service portal. During this time, we will be unable to accept credit card payments online or in the Treasury Office. If you have a payment due, you may pay with check or money order by mail, or with cash, check or money order in person. The Treasury Office is open Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. The address is 39 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17602. However, no late fees or penalties will result from a... read more
April 10, 2017
A proposal to construct a new three-story addition to the Long Home at 200 North West End Avenue, facing West Walnut Street, will be presented to the Historical Commission at a public meeting on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Room of City Hall.
April 7, 2017
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 20, 2017
In 2016, Penn Waste received over 500 pounds of medical waste at their recycling facility. This is a public safety hazard for their team members who manually sort through the recycling, putting them at risk of getting stuck by a needle. Medical waste must be properly disposed of in the trash. Please do not place this material in your recycling bin. In order to dispose of sharps, Penn Waste recommends the following: Place medical waste in a thick container that has a lid Make sure the lid is secure by duct taping it shut and place it in your TRASH. To learn more about what is considered... read more
March 16, 2017
LEGAL NOTICE City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania Regarding the City’s Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) NOTICE OF SUBSTANTIAL PROGRAM CHANGES The City of Lancaster proposes substantial amendments to its CDBG programs to revise the budgets of 4 activities in Lancaster’s Fiscal Year 2016 “Annual Action Plan”. It is proposed that $51,564.36 in unspent 2016 CDBG Planning & Administrative and $45,831.64 in unspent 2016 CDBG Indirect Administrative funds be moved as follows: $85,831.64 to the Housing Code Enforcement activity (for a total of $473,060) and $11,564.36 to the... read more
March 16, 2017
Trash and recycling routes will proceed as scheduled for the remainder of the week. There is NO DELAY for Thursday and Friday customers. However, Tuesday and Wednesday customers may put out twice the normal volume of trash next week to compensate for this week's cancelled routes.