Contact Directory

Spring Garden Township is a municipality in York County organized under the Pennsylvania First Class Township Code. The Board of Commissioners is responsible for establishing policies of the Township, as well as other legislative responsibilities. The Township Manager is the Secretary of the Township and is appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The Township has various Boards and Commissions that address specific issues, such as subdivision planning, zoning, recreation, historical preservation and recycling. These Boards are comprised of township residents appointed by the Board of Commissioners.

Board of Commissioners:

  • Michael Thomas., Ward 1                                            Term expires 1/2018
  • Matthew R. Shorb, Ward 4                                         Term expires 1/2018
  • Thomas I. Warman Vice President, Ward 3            Term expires 1/2020
  • Cara Beth Zortman Ward 5                                         Term expires 1/2020
  • Eric M. Lehmayer  President, Ward 2                       Term expires 1/2018
  • Steven M. Hovis, Esq. Township Solicitor
  • David M. Davidson, Jr., P.E. Township Engineer
  • Michelle J. Ross, Treasurer/ Tax Collector              Term expires 1/2018
    Phone:  (717) 845-3272

Township Staff:

Fire Dept.
York Area United Fire & Rescue
50 Commons Drive, York, PA  17402
Phone: (717) 718-2383

Zoning Hearing Board – 5 Members – 5 Year Term
Meets 3rd Monday

  • Earl Quance, Ward 1             expires 1/2022
  • Anthony Foster, Ward 2       expires 1/2018
  • Michelle Poole, Ward 3         expires 1/2021
  • James McMillion, Ward 4    expires 1/2020
  • Michael Barton, Ward 5        expires 1/2021
  • Jeffrey Rehmeyer, Esq., Solicitor

Planning Commission – 5 Members – 4 Year Term
Meets 1st Tuesday

  • Robert Sandmeyer, Ward 1     expires 1/2021
  • Daniel Rooney, Ward 2           expires 1/2018
  • J. Michael Dorgan, Ward 3     expires 1/2020
  • Douglas George, Ward 4         expires 1/2018
  • John DeHaas, Ward 5              expires 1/2020

Recreation Commission – 5 Members – 5 Year Term
Meets 4th Monday Excluding January, July & December

  • Richard Painter, Ward 1            expires 1/2022
  • Debra Hannon, Esq., Ward 2    expires 1/2021
  • Timothy Ruth, Esq., Ward 3     expires 1/2020
  • Douglas Bare, Esq., Ward 4      expires 1/2018
  • Jane Regan, Ward 5                   expires 1/2019
  • Michael Thomas, Representative from Board of Commissioners

Civil Service Commission -3 Members – 6 Year Term

  • Richard Savage                           expires 1/2022
  • Allan Dameshek                         expires 1/2020
  • Scott Eshelman – Alternate      expires 1/2018
  • Donald Rohrbaugh                    expires 1/2021
  • Robert Hoover                           expires 1/2020