Over 400 Municipalities Opting Out of Casino Expansion

December 12, 2017 | 3 comments | Posted in Gambling | Tags: , ,

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board now reports a total of 404 municipalities that have passed a resolution exercising the opt-out option in the 939-page gambling expansion legislation recently passed within 24 hours by the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

This resolution is necessary to keep a casino from being built in your community and must be passed by December 31, 2017 – to find out how your local officials can join this list, go to pafamily.org/optout.

Here’s the full list (categorized by county with the date their resolution was passed):

Adams County

Borough of Fairfield 11/28/17
Borough of New Oxford 12/04/17
Butler Township 11/13/17
Cumberland Township 11/28/17
East Berlin Borough 12/06/17
Freedom Township 11/15/17
Germany Township 11/13/17
Hamilton Township 12/04/17
Hamiltonban Township 12/05/17
Highland Township 11/14/17
Huntingdon Township 11/09/17
Menallen Township 11/09/17
Mount Pleasant Township 11/15/17
Straban Township 12/04/17
Tyrone Township 11/15/17
Union Township 11/06/17

Allegheny County

Borough of Edgeworth 11/21/17
Borough of Thornburg 11/13/17
Harmar Township 11/16/17
Mt. Lebanon Township 11/27/17
Ross Township 12/04/17
Township of Marshall 12/04/17
Township of Pine 12/04/17
Township of Robinson 12/04/17

Armstrong County

South Bend Township 12/04/17
Worthington Borough 12/04/17

Beaver County

Franklin Township 11/20/17
Pulaski Township 11/13/17
White Township 12/06/17

Bedford County

East St. Clair Township 12/05/17
Mann Township 11/26/17
Napier Township 12/04/17
Pleasantville Borough 12/06/17
South Woodbury Township 12/05/17
West St. Clair Township 12/06/17

Berks County

Bethel Township 11/20/17
Borough of Boyertown 12/04/17
Borough of Wernersville 12/06/17
Borough of West Reading 11/21/17
Brecknock Township 12/05/17
Centre Township 11/20/17
Colebrookdale Township 12/04/17
Greenwich Township 12/04/17
Hereford Township 12/05/17
Penn Township 11/27/17
Pike Township 11/15/17
Rockland Township 11/14/17

Blair County

Borough of Martinsburg 12/04/17

Bradford County

Litchfield Township 12/04/17
Orwell Township 11/16/17
Rome Township 11/28/17
South Creek Township 12/07/17
Springfield Township 12/04/17
Wilmot Township 12/04/17

Bucks County

Borough of Yardley 11/21/17
Doylestown Township 11/21/17
Dublin Borough 11/27/17
East Rockhill Township 11/28/17
Haycock Township 12/04/17
Lower Makefield Township 11/01/17
Lower Southampton Township 11/15/17
Milford Township 12/05/17
New Britain Township 11/20/17
Newtown Township 11/21/17
Perkasie Borough 12/04/17
Plumstead Township 11/28/17
Richland Township 11/13/17
Tinicum Township 11/13/17
Upper Makefield Township 11/14/17
Warminster Township 11/16/17
Warwick Township 11/20/17
West Rockhill Township 11/15/17

Butler County

Borough of Harmony 11/14/17
Clinton Township 11/14/17
Township of Cranberry 12/07/17
West Liberty Borough 12/04/17
West Sunbury Borough 12/04/17

Cambria County

Chest Township 12/06/17
Middle Taylor Township 11/15/17
Portage Township 12/06/17
Upper Yoder Township 11/16/17
Westmont Borough 11/14/17

Cameron County

Emporium Borough 12/04/17
Shippen Township 11/08/17

Carbon County

Lehigh Township 12/04/17

Centre County

Boggs Township 12/05/17
Borough of State College 11/20/17
Howard Township 11/06/17
Township of Ferguson 12/04/17

Chester County

Avondale Borough 11/21/17
Borough of Atglen 12/04/17
Borough of Elverson 11/07/17
Borough of Kennett Square 11/20/17
Charlestown Township 12/04/17
East Bradford Township 11/08/17
East Caln Township 12/06/17
East Coventry Township 11/13/17
East Goshen Township 11/14/17
East Nottingham Township 11/14/17
Elk Township 11/06/17
Franklin Township 11/15/17
Honey Brook Borough 11/20/17
Kennett Township 11/01/17
London Britain Township 11/27/17
Londonderry Township 11/14/17
New London Township 12/07/17
Oxford Borough 11/20/17
Penn Township 11/01/17
Pennsbury Township 11/15/17
Pocopson Township 11/13/17
Sadsbury Township 11/08/17
Thornbury Township 11/21/17
Tredyffrin Township 11/20/17
Upper Oxford Township 11/13/17
Upper Uwchlan Township 11/20/17
Uwchlan Township 11/13/17
Warwick Township 11/29/17
West Brandywine Township 12/07/17
West Nantmeal Township 11/13/17
West Nottingham Township 11/28/17
West Sadsbury Township 11/14/17
West Whiteland Township 11/21/17
Westtown Township 11/20/17
Willistown Township 11/27/17

Clarion County

Highland Township 11/14/17
Limestone Township 11/14/17
Millcreek Township 11/08/17

Clearfield County

Decatur Township 11/21/17
Jordan Township 12/04/17
Knox Township 11/06/17
Morris Township 12/07/17
Penn Township 12/05/17
Sandy Township 12/04/17
Troutville Borough 12/04/17

Clinton County

Borough of Mill Hall 11/21/17
City of Lock Haven 12/04/17
East Keating Township 11/17/17
Lamar Township 12/05/17
Leidy Township 11/14/17

Columbia County

Centralia Borough 12/04/17
Fishing Creek Township 12/05/17
North Centre Township 11/13/17
Scott Township 11/15/17

Crawford County

Beaver Township 11/14/17
Conneaut Township 11/14/17
Greenwood Township 11/06/17
Richmond Township 12/07/17
Townville Borough 12/04/17
Woodcock Township 11/08/17

Cumberland County

Borough of Mechanicsburg 12/05/17
Cooke Township 12/05/17
Dickinson Township 11/20/17
Hampden Township 11/30/17
Newburg Borough 12/04/17
Newville Borough 12/06/17
North Newtown Township 11/14/17
Penn Township 11/09/17

Dauphin County

Reed Township 12/05/17
Wayne Township 11/09/17

Delaware County

Radnor Township 11/13/17
Township of Marple 11/27/17

Elk County

Ridgway Township 11/21/17

Erie County

Conneaut Township 12/04/17
Fairview Township 11/16/17
Summitt Township 12/04/17
Washington Township 11/21/17

Fayette County

Bullskin Township 11/29/17

Franklin County

Borough of Greencastle 12/04/17
Borough of Mont Alto 12/04/17
Fannett Township 12/07/17
Hamilton Township 11/15/17
Letterkenny Township 11/28/17
Peters Township 11/09/17
Southampton Township 11/14/17

Fulton County

Ayr Township 11/27/17
Thompson Township 12/08/17

Greene County

Gray Township 11/06/17

Huntingdon County

Tell Township 12/06/17

Indiana County

Armagh Borough 12/05/17
Armstrong Township 11/28/17
Banks Township 11/06/17
Buffington Township 11/07/17
Creekside Borough 12/05/17
South Mahoning Township 12/05/17

Jefferson County

Barnett Township 11/20/17
Borough of Sykesville 11/20/17
Heath Township 11/06/17

Juniata County

Beale Township 11/06/17
Greenwood Township 11/07/17
Lack Township 11/11/17
Turbett Township 11/09/17
Tuscarora Township 12/04/17

Lackawanna County

Covington Township 12/05/17
Jefferson Township 12/04/17
La Plume Township 11/09/17

Lancaster County

Borough of Adamstown 12/05/17
Borough of Columbia 11/13/17
Borough of Denver 11/27/17
Borough of East Petersburg 11/08/17
Borough of Elizabethtown 11/16/17
Borough of Lititz 11/28/17
Borough of Manheim 11/14/17
Borough of Marietta 11/14/17
Borough of Millersville 11/28/17
Borough of Mount Joy 12/04/17
Borough of Quarryville 11/06/17
Caernarvon Township 12/04/17
Clay Township 11/13/17
Colerain Township 11/15/17
Earl Township 12/04/17
East Cocalico Township 11/16/17
East Drumore Township 12/07/17
East Earl Township 11/14/17
East Hempfield Township 11/15/17
East Lampeter Township 11/13/17
Eden Township 11/13/17
Elizabeth Township 11/13/17
Ephrata Township 11/07/17
Lancaster Township 11/13/17
Leacock Township 11/20/17
Manheim Township 11/28/17
Manor Township 12/04/17
Mount Joy Township 11/20/17
Mountville Borough 11/13/17
New Holland Borough 12/05/17
Penn Township 11/13/17
Pequea Township 11/15/17
Sadsbury Township 11/14/17
Strasburg Township 11/06/17
Township of Drumore 12/07/17
Township of Martic 12/04/17
Township of Salisbury 11/17/17
Township of West Hempfield 12/05/17
Upper Leacock Township 12/07/17
Warwick Township 12/06/17
West Cocalico Township 11/22/17
West Earl Township 11/06/17
West Lampeter Township 11/13/17

Lawrence County

Little Beaver Township 11/07/17
Pulaski Township 12/04/17

Lebanon County

Annville Township 12/04/17
East Hanover Township 11/27/17
Jonestown Borough 12/05/17
North Annville Township 11/13/17
North Lebanon Township 11/20/17
Richland Borough 12/05/17
South Lebanon Township 11/14/17
West Lebanon Township 12/04/17

Lehigh County

Lowhill Township 12/07/17
Upper Milford Township 11/16/17
Upper Saucon Township 11/13/17

Luzerne County

Harveys Lake Borough 11/21/17
Kingston Township 11/08/17
Lehman Township 11/20/17
Ross Township 12/05/17
Sugarloaf Township 11/14/17
Union Township 12/05/17

Lycoming County

Borough of Montoursville 12/04/17
Cascade Township 11/14/17
Clinton Township 11/13/17
Cogan House Township 12/05/17
Eldred Township 12/06/17
Hepburn Township 11/14/17
Jackson Township 11/06/17
Limestone Township 11/06/17
Loyalsock Township 11/14/17
McNett Township 12/05/17
Moreland Township 11/13/17
Upper Fairfield Township 11/08/17
Washington Township 11/06/17
Woodward Township 11/15/17

McKean County

Corydon Township 11/13/17
Foster Township 12/04/17
Sergeant Township 12/06/17
Wetmore Township 12/05/17

Mercer County

Greene Township 12/04/17
Liberty Township 11/09/17

Mifflin County

Armagh Township 12/04/17
Borough of Burnham 12/04/17
Brown Township 12/04/17
Township of Derry 12/04/17

Monroe County

Borough of Delaware Water Gap 12/04/17
Ross Township 12/04/17

Montgomery County

Borough of North Wales 11/28/17
Borough of Red Hill 11/28/17
Franconia Township 11/20/17
Horsham Township 11/27/17
Lower Gwynedd Township 11/14/17
Lower Salford Township 12/06/17
Montgomery Township 11/27/17
Perkiomen Township 11/07/17
Salford Township 12/06/17
Upper Moreland Township 12/04/17
Whitpain Township 12/05/17

Montour County

Mahoning Township 11/20/17

Northampton County

Allen Township 11/09/17
East Allen Township 11/16/17
Forks Township 11/16/17
Hanover Township 11/14/17
Lehigh Township 11/28/17
Lower Saucon Township 12/06/17
Washington Township 11/08/17

Northumberland County

Borough of Riverside 11/20/17
Delaware Township 12/05/17
East Chillisquaque Township 12/04/17
Jackson Township 11/06/17
Lower Augusta Township 11/13/17
Rockefeller Township 11/14/17
Upper Augusta Township 11/20/17
West Chillisquaque Township 12/04/17

Perry County

Borough of Bloomfield 12/05/17
Buffalo Township 12/04/17
Greenwood Township 11/15/17
Howe Township 12/07/17
Liverpool Township 11/06/17
Rye Township 11/20/17
Saville Township 12/04/17
Spring Township 12/04/17
Watts Township 12/06/17

Pike County

Blooming Grove Township 11/20/17
Delaware Township 11/08/17

Potter County

Hector Township 11/06/17
Pleasant Valley Township 11/12/17
Sharon Township 11/14/17

Schuylkill County

Barry Township 11/06/17
Branch Township 11/27/17
Cass Township 11/29/17
East Brunswick Township 11/28/17
Wayne Township 11/15/17
West Brunswick Township 12/06/17

Synder County

Adams Township 11/07/17
Beaver Township 12/05/17
Beavertown Borough 11/14/17
Center Township 12/07/17
Monroe Township 11/28/17
Penn Township 11/15/17
Perry Township 11/28/17
West Perry Township 11/28/17

Somerset County

Addison Township 11/06/17
Borough of Indian Lake 11/08/17
Jenner Township 11/14/17
Lower Turkeyfoot Township 12/04/17
Stoystown Borough 12/05/17

Sullivan County

Davidson Township 12/06/17
Eagles Mere Borough 12/04/17
Forks Township 11/06/17
Fox Township 12/04/17
LaPorte Township 11/06/17

Susquehanna County

Auburn Township 12/05/17
Brooklyn Township 11/16/17
Clifford Township 11/14/17
Forest Lake Township 11/06/17
Gibson Township 11/06/17
Herrick Township 12/04/17
Jessup Township 12/06/17
Middletown Township 11/09/17
Springville Township 12/05/17

Tioga County

Brookfield Township 12/02/17
Delmar Township 12/04/17
Hamilton Township 11/20/17
Middlebury Township 12/04/17
Sullivan Township 11/14/17
Ward Township 12/05/17
Westfield Township 11/06/17

Union County

Borough of Lewisburg 11/21/17
Borough of Mifflinburg 12/04/17
Buffalo Township 12/04/17
Gregg Township 12/04/17
Lewis Township 11/14/17
Union Township 12/05/17
West Buffalo Township 12/06/17

Venango County

Oakland Township 12/04/17
Richland Township 12/07/17
Sandycreek Township 12/06/17
Victory Township 11/13/17

Warren County

Eldred Township 11/08/17

Washington County

Buffalo Township 11/29/17
Burgettstown Borough 11/29/17
Canton Township 11/14/17
Jefferson Township 11/21/17
North Bethlehem Township 11/13/17

Wayne County

Lake Township 12/05/17
Mount Pleasant Township 11/20/17
Texas Township 11/20/17

Westmoreland County

Municipality of Murrysville 12/06/17
South Huntingdon Township 11/16/17

Wyoming County

Eaton Township 12/05/17
Northmoreland Township 11/08/17
Washington Township 11/08/17

York County

Borough of Spring Grove 12/04/17
Dover Township 11/27/17
East Hopewell Township 12/06/17
East Prospect Borough 12/05/17
Felton Borough 12/04/17
Jackson Township 12/05/17
Jefferson Borough 12/04/17
Mount Wolf Borough 11/14/17
New Freedom Borough 11/13/17
New Salem Borough 12/05/17
North Codorus Township 11/21/17
North Hopewell Township 12/05/17
Railroad Borough 11/21/17
Springfield Township 11/13/17
Windsor Borough 12/04/17

To keep a casino out of your neighborhood, your municipality must pass a resolution to opt-out by December 31, 2017. For information on this opt-out option, go to pafamily.org/optout.

3 Comments

Ruthie

Lasrt Monday,Dec. 4th, Easttown Township in Chester County passed a Resolution. Hopefully we will see our township on your list soon!

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Ruthie

Arrrrgggg! I just called an left a message to see if our township sent the necessary papers to Harrisburg!!! Had to leave a message!! Please pray that they mailed it in!! They DID pass it at a EasttownTownship meeting.

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