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Aaron Frazer Pd.8

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BOROUGH OF CHAMBERSBURG

Electricity

The Borough purchases almost all of its power, but sometimes generates its own. Only Master Electricians who are licensed by the Borough are allowed to work inside the Borough limits.

The Borough of Chambersburg is responsible for maintaing the service line between the water main and curb stop. Chambersburg's drinking water exceeds EPA and DEP standards. The Conococheague Creek is the source of Chambersburg's water supply.

Gasoline

Borough Responsibilities

Garbage Pick-upRecyclingStreet SweepingSnow RemovalCurbsSidewalks

Police Department

INVESTIGATIONS- detectives, community policing team and crime impact team. PATROL- uniformed patrol, K-9, motorcycle unit, D.A.R.E. and mounted patrol. RECORDS- clerical staff.

MISSION STATEMENTTo protect the lives and property of its citizens by maintaining civil order through enforcement of state laws and borough ordinances.

Fire Department

The Chambersburg Fire Department provides fire suppression, rescue, hazardous material incident response, emergency medical services, fire prevention, education, safety prevention education, and code enforcement services. Borough citizens are required to have smoke detectors in every level of their home for safety precautions. The Borough does not permit the use of kerosine heaters. In case of an emergency dial 911 and state your name, your address, the type of emergency, your location, and the number you are calling from.

History

Chambersburg is the primary historic region of Franklin County, occuppied by agriculture. Benjamin Chambers founded Chambersburg in 1730 when he crossed the Susquehanna River, because supplied him with necessites for many years. In 1764, Chambersburg was made into a community and it was built for protection against indian raids. A state granted charter established Chambersburg as a borough in 1803. Chambersburg was burnt down by Confederate Forces during the Civil War, but has been reconstructed into what it is today

Water Supply


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