Northwestern Lancaster County Authority Meetings

  • 7 p.m., Third Tuesday of each month at the Township Office, 97 North Penryn Road, Manheim, PA 17545

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Documents & Information


The authority is governed by a five-member board appointed to serve for staggered five-year terms. Current members are:

  • Herbert Mattern, Jr., Chairman, Term Expires: December 31, 2024
  • Barbara Horst, Vice-Chairman, Term Expires December 31, 2021
  • Robert Kurtz, Treasurer ,Term Expires: December 31, 2022
  • Phil Donmoyer, Member, Term Expires: December 31, 2020
  • Cullen Ketcham, Member, Term Expires: December 31, 2023

About the Authority

The Northwestern Lancaster County Authority is owner of the public water and sewer facilities in Penn Township. The NWLCA is an administrative authority. Penn Township operates the authority’s system under a lease agreement.

The current service areas includes lands on the east side and south side of Manheim Borough. See the NWLCA water service area map here. The NWLCA wastewater system map is here. Under a separate agreement, MAWSA provides public water to southern areas of the township.

Follow the NWLCA’s sustainability project online.


Authority Engineer – Daniel J. Becker, P.E., Becker Engineering, LLC

  • Authority Solicitor – Anthony Schimaneck, Esq., Morgan, Hallgren, Crosswell, and Kane, P.C.
  • System Operator – Doug Zook, Manager, INFRAMARK
  • Township Manager and Authority Secretary – Mark Hiester
  • Township Financial Coordinator – Connie Weidle