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Where Preservation Meets Progress

Washington Township is a desirable place to live with ample opportunities to recreate, socialize and work.

Washington Township strives to create, via visionary thinking and fiscal responsibility, an affordable and safe place to live which balances amenities with quality services while preserving the valued heritage of our past history.  The governance of Washington Township is community oriented keeping a watchful eye on the judicial use of revenues for the long-term sustainability of the Township. Likewise, community-oriented employees and hired professionals ensure that those receiving services are met with thoughtfulness, fairness and efficiency.

The Vision and Mission of Washington Township will be achieved by attaining the following:

Goal: To govern the Township with vision, seeking advice from the Township’s standing committees and commissions as well as from qualified professionals and to act responsibly to ensure the health, welfare and vitality of the citizens and businesses within Washington Township.

Goal: To implement a fiscal policy that will ensure the long-term sustainability of the Township while assuring that present needs are met.

Goal: To obtain a balance of residential, recreational and business development along with ensuring the preservation of farmland and open space to secure a responsible and equitable municipal tax rate.

Goal: To appoint members of the public to Committees and Commissions who will bring passion to their appointment via an understanding and support of the Vision, Mission and Goals of the Township Committee.

Goal: To empower Department Heads to make decisions within their respective areas of responsibilities that is consistent with the Vision, Mission, and Goals of the Township Committee.

Goal:  To implement personnel policies and structures to (1) promote the hiring of the most qualified personnel and allows for continuing development of their competencies; (2) set standards of performance; (3) incorporate an annual performance review procedure including measurable goals and objectives; and (4) create an employee compensation structure to ensure retention of quality personnel.