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Highspire Building


640 Eshelman Street, Highspire, Pennsylvania, 17034   

Phone:  717-939-3303  Fax:  717-939-3371

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Highspire, Highspire Pennsylvania. We are located in Dauphin County just 6 miles south of Harrisburg. The 2010 Census recorded the Borough's population at 2,399 residents. We invite you to visit our friendly community and enjoy our small town atmosphere.


Attention Residents

The Municipal Building and front lobby

are now open.  A mask is required when entering the building.



The County of Dauphin has received funds to help its residents with rental and utility arrears and payments.  The attached document serves as an information sheet about the program and instructions on how to fill out the application.

Emergency Rental Assistance Instructions and Information

Emergency Rental and Utility Relief Application

Compost Facility

The Compost Facility, located on Aviation Way, beside the Wastewater Treatment Plant, is open to all resident of Highspire only, starting Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., and every Wednesday after, accept for holidays, non-residents and commercial entities will not have access to this facility.  A permit is required and can be purchased at the Borough Office during regular business hours.  The permit dates start July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022.  The fees are as follows:  $20.00 per year and $25.00 per load for curbside pickup for permit holders only.  All fees are required to be paid in advance.  Residents must show their permit, photo ID and proof of address during drop off.


SUEZ Water is in the process of upgrading their meter reading system and as part of this process, they need to install new reading equipment on their customers’ water meters. Their next phase of this project will take place in Highspire and is expected to begin in February.

 As an overview, the crews will have an average of 2-4 employees in the field each day. Please note that during this time, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, they will not be requesting access to customers’ homes. This phase of the project is expected to last three to five months. Some customers are being notified in the Highspire area via their rapid alert system.


Join the Dauphin County Library on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. They will be at Memorial Park handing out books and materials to parents and children as part of National Library Week.





The Public Works Department anticipates having the street sweeper from June 7th - June 11th. Please sweep your sidewalks prior to that time to remove the cinders from the winter months.  Streets will be marked with NO PARKING signs prior to the sweeping, and individuals found parking in the NO PARKING  areas will be ticketed by the Police Department. We request that you do not move your vehicle back onto the street until the signs have been removed. Please contact the Borough Office for more information. Thank you for your assistance in keeping our  community clean!


Steelton-Highspire School District "Father's Day in the Park"


Keystone Collects

Information regarding extension to file 2019 Local Annual Earned Income Tax Returns


Residents who requested an extension to file the 2019 Local Annual Earned Income Tax Return were required to file by October 15, 2020.  Keystone identified residents in the community who failed to file a local return and/or pay their 2019 taxes.  Keystone is currently mailing Failure-to-File notices to affected residents along with a 2019 tax return for completion.

Any questions, please contact Keystone Collects at 1-866-539-1100.

Taxpayers may file online at www.KeystoneCollects.com. On the website, taxpayers can also learn more about Pennsylvania’s filing requirements, deadlines, calculation of penalty, interest and costs by visiting the “Frequently Asked Questions” link. 


1.  Borough Departments

2.  Sewer Department

3.  Pay Online