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Sustainable Landscape Fund

The planters in Continental Square have been refreshed with low-growing shrubs, perennials, and seasonal plants. An endowment has been created at the York County Community Foundation to sustain the upkeep of future landscaping in the planters

Sustainable Landscapes Fund

2023 Annual Report

GVI 2023 Annual Report Published

Group Violence Intervention is to collaboratively reduce group-related violence, foster community engagement, and provide support for high-risk individuals, ultimately creating safer and more resilient communities.

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York City Would Like Your Opinions

Master Plans for Parks

The City of York is developing master plans for Farquhar Park, Kiwanis Lake, Noonan Park, and Bantz Park. What are your ideas and concerns? How can the parks better serve everyone in the community? Your answers are important and will guide the master planning process.

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Celebrate York’s Diverse Cultures

The Raise Your Flag Campaign

Funds raised will go toward putting a third flag pole in front of City Hall to showcase York’s cultures, heroes, and sports teams.

Raise Your Flag

Complete Communities Initiative

The Complete Communities Initiative (CCI) is a holistic approach to community and economic development designed to transform neighborhoods, promote healthy living, and generate wealth through community outreach and engagement, strategic planning, and neighborhood revitalization.

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American Rescue Plan Act

The City of York is committed to maintaining transparency and accountability in its spending of ARPA funds. To achieve this, the city will provide regular updates on the allocation and expenditure of these funds through a public and interactive dashboard.

ARPA Dashboard

The City of York Comprehensive Plan Survey

This comprehensive plan survey helps us better your experiences and opinions about living, working, and visiting York. Your answers are completely optional and confidential. Your comments may be used in City of York documents, but we will never include information that could identify you.

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FAQs on Wastewater System

The City of York is facing an unsustainable financial situation, which will require significant tax and fee increases and painful cuts to essential services to balance the budget and pay the City’s bills. To save the City from this “doomsday” budget scenario, Mayor Michael Helfrich has proposed selling the City’s most valuable financial asset.

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York City Police Department Use of Force Policy

The York City Police Department, Mayor Helfrich, and members of York City Council are committed to transparency regarding the York City Police Department's Use of Force Policy. As conversations continue related to policing both locally and across the United States, our Use of Force Policy is now available for easy public review.

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The City of York's Customer Response Form

If you are looking for assistance, have a question that needs answered or would like to register a complaint, The City of York wants to point you in the right direction. All city inquiries can be made by clicking below and filling out our brand new and easy to use City of York Customer Response Form.

Customer Response Form

The City of York Public Health Dashboard

This interactive dashboard gives the community access to over 75 health data indicators and allows residents to stay informed about what is happening in their neighborhoods.

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Emergency Preparedness

A disaster can strike without warning. Follow our Emergency Preparedness guidelines on how to keep yourself and your family safe during a disaster.

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The City of York Directory

Please use the following directory to contact city officials. These individuals will forward your request to the appropriate City of York employee and you will receive a response within 36 hours. For all emergencies, please call 911.

Mayor's Office & General Inquiries

Ricardo Quintero

Business Administration

Kim Robertson

Daniel Hevner

Office of the Treasurer

Tax Collection and Bill Payment Issues

Joe Jefcoat

Parking Bureau

Kittrell Barnes

Bureau of Permits, Planning, Zoning

Property Maintenance Issues

Steve Buffington

View Online Permit Applications

Office of Human Resources

Amy Shewell

Police Department

For Emergencies, Call 911

For Non Emergencies, Call 717-846-1234

Department of Fire / Rescue Services

Chief William Sleeger

Public Works

Chaz Green

Large Item Pickup & Trash Collection

Cassie Dennis

View Large Item Pickup Information

Highway Department

Keith Gerber

Parks & Recreation

Tom Landis

Zoning Officer

Nancy Griffin

Economic Development

Nona B. Watson, Director

Blanda Nace

In The News

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