Township Information & News
- REASSESSMENT - Any resident receiving Delaware County reassessment notice can click the following link for more information. Click for more information. For Additional reassessment information & answers to frequently asked questions, please click this link.
- Delaware County voters will be using the Hart Verity 2.3.4 Voting System beginning in this year’s Primary Election on April 28. The system, certified by the PA Department of State, meets the Governor’s mandate for a verifiable paper trail. It includes plain text which voters can read to verify their vote before casting their ballot. Residents can learn how to use the new machine and what to expect here: https://www.delcopa.gov/electionsbureau/voting2020.html
- POLICE APPLICATION - Interested in becoming a Marple Township Police Officer? The MTPD will be holding an examination for Police Officer. Applications are due back by 12PM on March 16th. CLICK for an application.
- SHRED EVENT - State Rep. Jennifer O'Mara will be holding a shred event Saturday, May 2nd, 9AM to 12PM at the District office parking lot (905 W. Sproul Road, Springfield) Please only bring personal documents to be shredded, commercial papers will not be accepted. Limit of 4 boxes/bags per person.
- 2020 Tax Help Dates - AARP will be providing tax help to our community. CLICK for full details.
- RECYCLING EVENT - E-force recycling has once again teamed up with Marple, Havertown & Newtown Townships to offer recycling drop off for any electronic with a plug. The event will take place on Saturday, May 30th, 9AM to 1PM at Delaware County Community College. CLICK for more details.
- Did you know Excess salt and other deicing chemicals can harm aquatic life in our streams and impact drinking water supplies? This winter, you can help by following environmentally-friendly snow removal practices. Find out more details HERE
- PECO Vegetation Division has reported that will be doing routine tree trimming in Marple in November and December. The tree trimming will be related to the Sproul 002, Sproul 003, and Sproul 004 circuits and will assist to enhance reliability throughout the area. Please contact PECO Vegetation Division at if you have any specific questions (1-800-494-4000). Click HERE for map details
- Effective immediately recycling will NOT be picked-up in any plastic bags! Recycling must be placed at the curb in a blue recycling can. Plastic bags can be placed in your trash or recycled at your local supermarket.
- Please be advised, in the event a snow emergency is declared, it is prohibited to park a motor vehicle or to allow a motor vehicle to remain parked on any street/highway designated a snow emergency route. Please Click HERE to view the designated streets.
- Click HERE to view the proposed Cable Franchise Agreement Renewal.
- AQUA will be replacing the existing mains within Marple Township as part of the ongoing infrastructure improvement program. New water mains reduce the potential for main breaks & discolored water & improve water flow in the area. Construction typically takes place between 7:30AM & 5:00PM. Click HERE for full information.
- Liquor Referendum FAQ click HERE.
- PennDot has announced that construction is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 28, on a project to replace the bridge that carries Route 252 (Palmer’s Mill Road) over the Springton Reservoir in Upper Providence and Marple townships, Delaware County. Construction will begin on Monday, January 28 with the installation of advanced warning signs and tree clearing operations. Motorists can expect periodic weekday lane restrictions (Mon.- Fri.) with flagging on Route 252 (Palmer’s Mill Road) between Lakeview Drive and Newtown Street Road from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM during this initial phase of construction. These construction activities will be in place through 2019. Construction on this project is expected to finish in the fall of 2021.This project includes the construction of a temporary bridge that will be used to carry northbound Route 252 (Palmer’s Mill Road) traffic over Springton Reservoir to maintain one travel lane in each direction through the project limits. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent and subject to change. Click HERE For a presentation of the proposed project. For more information check out PennDot's Project Webpage HERE
- The Township of Marple and the Broomall Rotary Club are proud to announce our Hometown Heroes Banner Program. This program serves as a tribute to recognize the men and women with a connection to Marple Township who have served or are serving our country in any branch of the United States Armed Forces. Each individual banner is unique and will include the veteran’s picture, branch of service, era of service and sponsor’s name. The banners will be located on the major roads throughout Marple Township. Click HERE for Banner Application & more information
- Delaware County’s Reassessment Process Update - Delaware County has set up a website dedicated to educating residents and answering questions regarding Delaware County’s Tax Reassessment Project. The website includes a video presentation on the Tax Reassessment process. The website can be found here: http://delcorealestate.co.delaware.pa.us/delcoreassessment
- PennDOT crews have been working hard to repair potholes on State Highways. Residents can report potholes on State Highways by calling 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623). Marple Township State Highways are as follows: Sproul Road, Cedar Grove Road, West Chester Pike, Lawrence Road, Marple Road, Old Marple Road, Paxon Hollow Road, Palmers Mill Road, Newtown Street Road, Media Line Road, Springfield Road & RT. 1 Media Bypass.
- PECO has joined forces, for the second year in a row, with electric & natural gas utility companies across the United States & Canada to help provide essential information that can help utility customers avoid being scammed. Click HERE for full information.
- To view the MTC Powerpoint on Emerald Ash Borer click HERE. To view the EAB Insecticide Fact Sheet click HERE.
- Cleaning? Not sure how to dispose of something? Click the links below for some useful information & disposal methods.
- Please click HERE for the new bulk pick-up procedure.
- The Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association needs your support!! There are many ways to donate; private and corporate sponsorship are available. Click HERE for sponsorship information. Purchase a personalized brick in the name of your Veteran to be displayed at the Delaware County Veterans Memorial in Newtown Square. For information on purchasing a brick click HERE. Visit the Delaware County Veterans Memorial Association at www.delcoveteransmemorial.com
A Community in Broomall, Pennsylvania
227 S. Sproul Road
Broomall, PA 19008-2397
8:00AM to 4:30PM
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Board of Commissioners
Work Session 6PM - Regular Meeting 7PM
Paxon Hollow Committee - 2PM
Park & Recreation Committee - 7PM
Historic Committee - 7:30PM - POSTPONED
Massey House - 7:30PM - POSTPONED
Zoning Hearing Board - 7PM - POSTPONED
Marple Tree Commission - 3PM - POSTPONED
Library Board - 7:30PM - POSTPONED
Public Works - 8AM - POSTPONED
Public Safety Committee - 4PM - POSTPONED
Planning Commission - 7PM - POSTPONED
Broomall Rotary’s “Little Free Library Now Open at Veterans Park!”
The Broomall Rotary has donated a Little Free Library to the Township. The Little Free Library Impact Program places book-sharing boxes where they can be a catalyst for improving reading motivation and deepening community connectedness. Visitors to the Park can take a book, share a book or enjoy a book at the Park.For more information on donating a book, please contact Leslie Stack, Rotary President at 610-356-2531.
For info on the Little free Library Program visit www.littlefreelibrary.org.
Based on the current recommendations from the Commonwealth of PA & the Delaware County Emergency Management Office, Marple Township is Declaring a State of Emergency beginning on March 16, 2020.
The Township Administration Building, Golf Course, Library & Township Parks will be closed to the public. These closures will remain in effect until further notice, unless dictated otherwise by the Governor’s Office. During this emergency declaration only township staff & elected officials will be permitted in the Municipal Building. Township personnel may be contacted through telephone & email. Click for full details.
- Be Informed! CLICK for some COVID-19 support strategies and resources during social distancing, quarantine and isolation.
- Regarding Real Estate Tax Payments: We will be closed for face to face contact for the next 2 weeks. Please make all attempts to mail your payments. If you would like a receipt of your payment, please request one and one will be mailed to your house when it is processed. At this time the Board has not made a decision to extend the April 2nd Due date for tax payment made in Discount. We do accept postmarked dates for mailed payments. Sorry for the inconvenience. Thank you, John Capuzzi, Tax Collector
- Pursuant to the State of Emergency Resolution issued and approved by the Board of Commissioners regarding the ongoing COVID-19 health emergency, Township Manager Larry Gentile is extending any and all deadlines for Land Development responses to Right-to-Know Request and other submissions for Land Development, Zoning, etc., until further notice.
- Due to the COVID-19 virus the yard waste drop-off scheduled for this Saturday, March 21st has been canceled until further notice.
- Governor Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses in Pennsylvania to close their physical locations as of 8:00 p.m. March 19th. Full details
- EMERGENCY COMMISSIONERS MEETING - Thursday, 3/19 11AM
- Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue and our commitment to the safety and well being of our residents, we are postponing all public meetings for the remainder of the Month.