Hilltown, like other municipalities must
follow federal, state, and county laws. The township of Hilltown
may also pass its own ordinances that its citizens must follow.
Residents elect three supervisors
who propose and vote on these local ordinances.
The township is managed by a manager,
Bruce Horrocks, and assistant manager Greg Lippincott. The township
solicitor (lawyer), tax collector, township engineer, and auditors
are also employed by the township.
Some current laws
that Hilltown abides by are as follows :
- one must be 16 years
old to drive
- one must be 18 years
old to purchase any tobacco product
- one must be 21 years
old to purchase any alcoholic beverages
- driving under the
influence of alcohol is not permitted
The police, office staff,and public works
employees are also paid by Hilltown Township.
Other individuals serve on committees that
serve the public. These committees include:
- Planning Commission
- Park and Recreation Board
- Zoning Hearing Board
- Water & Sewer Authority
- Vacancy Board
- Emergency Management Coordinators
- Fire Prevention Bureau