WELCOME TO UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP
Our township is one of the fastest growing in Pennsylvania for many good reasons; strategic location, great schools, exciting recreational locations and parks, as well as a responsive and caring township government intent on making Upper Macungie Township progressively better.
We designed this website to be informative and easy to use. It contains lots of important information about the many township services, conveniences and benefits which help to make living and working in Upper Macungie a uniquely engaging experience. Visit our website often for updated information on what’s happening in our community, or come and visit us and experience everything we have to offer you, your family or your business!
Thank you! –Upper Macungie Township Supervisors, Managers & Staff
Click here to read the PDF Version. Hard copies are expected to arrive in homes the first week in April.
Attention Residents: Dogwood Trail will be closed March 18 & 19 for a sanitary sewer manhole installation. Please see the detour map below- Click to enlarge.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS:
Upper Macungie Township is soliciting bids for the following:
BID #2019-03.01 – 150 Independent Road Spray Irrigation System Installation
Sealed bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019 and should be delivered to the Township Secretary, Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031. On the exterior of the bid envelope should appear the words “BID ENCLOSED” and “BID #2019-03.01”.
On Monday, April 1, 2019 at 10:15 a.m., bids shall be publicly opened and read at the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building at the address listed above.
Copies of bid documents, including plans and specifications, may be viewed and obtained at the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building beginning immediately, between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on regular work days. It is also available by clicking HERE.
A bid security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid price shall be submitted with the bid.
Any questions or concerns regarding this notice should be directed to Scott Faust, Director of Public Works, at 610-395-4892, x119.
Upper Macungie Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to accept the bid which it determines is in its best interests.
Kalman Sostarecz, Township Secretary
UPPER MACUNGIE NAMED #31 SAFEST CITY:
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING DATE IS APRIL 6, 2019:
The UMT Electronic Recycling date has been set. It will be at Grange Park on April 6, 2019 from 9:00am-2:00pm. It was briefly advertised as June 8th, but needed to be rescheduled. This service is for UMT Residents ONLY, you must show ID.
ATTENTION RESIDENTS: Refuse/Recycling & Sewer Account Numbers will be Changing.
Your new 2019 Refuse/Recycling and Sewer bills will reflect a change in your account number. Please amend your records to make sure all future payments are credited to your new account number. Your new account number will be numerical only and will not contain any alpha characters.
Thank you for your assistance
SEEKING NEW MEMBERS: The Friends of Upper Macungie Township Parks & Recreation, Inc. is seeking new members.
This Organization provides services to Upper Macungie Township Parks & Recreation, operating within the guidelines of a 501C3. The Organization’s activities are to be exclusively in furtherance of the improving the parks, recreation and public open space within the Township and shall operate cooperatively with the Township and its Parks and Recreation Board. The purpose of the Friends, is inclusive but not limited to, To contribute positively to the parks and recreation environment of the Township, To provide an opportunity for acquisition, maintenance, support and growth of recreation activities, To provide an opportunity for Township residents to enjoy and experience a better style of life due to better recreation opportunities.
Meetings are not more than monthly. Any Resident of Upper Macungie Township 18 years of age or older is eligible for membership.
Please complete this application and submit it with a current resume to the Upper Macungie Office Building.
DOGS MUST BE LEASHED IN PARKS: Read the PA Dog Laws here.
PUBLIC NOTICE- Changes to the PA Building Codes:
As the result of PA Act 36 of 2017, Effective October 1, 2018, the PA UCC (Uniform Construction Code) changes! This law adopts the 2015 Building Codes as the new minimum construction standards. See full Public Notice here.
Any applications received on or after 10/01/18 will be reviewed, approved and inspected under the 2015 Codes*. Complete applications received prior to 10/01/18 will be reviewed, approved and inspected under the 2009 codes.
SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 PRESS RELEASE:
CLARIFICATION OF INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE CITIZENS OF UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP:
On or about August 6, 2018 Mr. Ed Colon sent information an e-mail to undisclosed recipients informing them of “a matter of public interest to the citizens of Upper Macungie Township. On September 6, 2018, many of those friends and neighbors attended the Board of Supervisors meeting to discuss the matters presented to them by Mr. Colon. The Board of Supervisors believes that the information provided by Mr. Colon failed to provide certain information necessary to accurately understand the information presented by Mr. Colon. Therefore, the Township would like to provide our residents with additional information in response to allegations presented by Mr. Colon. The following provides the initial assertions made by Mr. Colon followed by clarifications or rebuttals made by the Upper Macungie Township Board of Supervisors. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PRESS RELEASE
Link for References after reading the full Press Release above:
KEEP YOUR ACCESS CARD FOR 2019! Beginning March 1, 2019 simply mail in your Splash Park Card Request form (printed from our website) and summer access fee payment to the Township building and we will re-activate your card for you. No Card Deposit! Click here for more info!
Non-Residents- $20 summer pass plus a $10 card deposit
LEGAL NOTICES: Click here to see all posted Legal Notices
The Board of Supervisors along with the Fogelsville Volunteer Fire Company Station 8, Good Will Fire Company No.1 Trexlertown Station 25 and Upper Macungie Township Station 56 would like to thank Uline for their continued support and contributions.
GET YOUR DOG LICENSED: PA Dept. of Agriculture is working to get all dogs licensed by their owners. Learn more about Pennsylvania’s dog laws and licensing by visit www.licenseyourdogpa.com.
UMT POLICE SERVICES & UPDATES:
MONTHLY UPDATES: Click here for our Monthly Highlights and Incident Activity Reports
RESIDENTS- GET PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE UMTPD RIGHT TO YOUR MOBILE DEVICE!
CLICK HERE to Register for Nixle, our public safety alert system. Nixle Alerts from the UMT Police Department can be sent via text or email.
What is Nixle?
Neighborhood-level to community-level: public safety alerts; up-to-the-minute need-to-know information; advisories, reminders, and last minute cancellations; municipal and community news, happenings, events, and any other relevant information an AIP wants to send out through the service.
Looking to inform yourself on the Recreational Community Center Project? All of our research and important documents can be found on the UMT Recreational Community Center Development Page.
SPOTTED LANTERNFLIES: “If you find Spotted Lanternflies, you should kill them.” please review the important information below from our 2016 Newsletter. You can read this PDF for instructions and or visit PA.Gov’s Spotted Lanternfly webpage.
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