William B. Hawk
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Bill Hawk has held the office of Supervisor for Lower Paxton since January 1, 1996. Bill continues to serve the Board of Supervisors as its Chairman. Bill is also the past Chairman of the Lower Paxton Township Authority.
On a local level, Bill has been appointed to the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission and the Dauphin County Tax Collection Committee, and also serves on the Township's Audit Committee.
Bill serves the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) as an Executive Board member. This past year Bill was reelected as Vice-Chairman of that Board and is also their second Vice-President. Bill has been very active on the PSATS Grassroots Lobbying Committee, as well as serving on its Conference Planning Committee.
On a state-wide level, Bill has been reappointed to serve on the Pennsylvania State Planning Board as a voting member, and he has also been reappointed to serve on the Governor’s Local Government Advisory Committee.
As a Supervisor, Bill has been actively involved in helping resolve sanitary sewer problems within the Township. Bill’s background in bond issues has helped the Township with many current projects. Bill is a strong advocate for intermunicipal cooperation and will continue these efforts.
Bill’s commitment to our community has brought about an open line of communications between the Board and its citizens. In addition, Bill has been instrumental in the purchase and development of land for public park and recreation facilities.
In addition to serving our community as a Township Supervisor, Bill has held the elected/appointed offices of Chairman of the Lower Paxton Township Republican Committee and President of the Colonial Park Rotary Club. He has been a Dale Carnegie Course instructor for 38 years. Bill is also a member of all Masonic organizations.
Bill is a graduate of John Harris High School and Lebanon Valley College where he earned a B.S. degree in Economics. Bill and his wife “Billie” founded The Hawk Gallery & Framing Studio, which they operated for over 20 years.
Bill is married to Miriam Wiker (Billie). They have two children, David and Debra, and two grandchildren, Abby and Ben. Bill and his family reside at 4017 Eastbrook Road, Harrisburg, PA. Bill and his wife are members of Progress Immanuel Presbyterian Church.