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SPLASH

 GRANGE PARK WILL HAVE A SPLASH PARK!

We are happy to announce we received the grant from DCNR and we will be constructing a Splash Park at Grange Park!  Stay posted for future developments!

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Halloween

Please click here for safety tips.

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New5KPromoThe 5K Run/Walk for Parks is Sunday at 10AM!  And please remember daylight savings times ends Sunday too…set your clocks back an hour. Hope to see you at Lone Lane Park at TEN, Sunday November 2nd!

Unregistered participants can register at 8:30am on Race Day.  Click here for more information.

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For your convenience, Upper Macungie Township provides property owners with the means to properly dispose of their leaves and yard wastes. Our Yard Waste Drop off site is located at the corner of Schantz & Grim Road in Breinigsville.

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The Winter hours will go into effect in November 3rd:

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Employment LogoRECREATION AND EVENTS COORDINATOR- Upper Macungie Township seeks person to administer reservation schedule for parks, fields and community center events. This position schedules, promotes and implements recreational programs and other related clerical duties. Customer Service responsibility for residents and visitors regarding rentals, payments and general information. Applicants should have one year administrative and customer service experience, be able to work in a team environment, have good oral and written communication skills and possess a positive attitude.

Helpful additional skills will include website updates & coordinating twsp. Newsletters. Basic knowledge of building & zoning permit administration is desired, but not required. Applicants should send resume/application, employment references, & salary expectations to UMT, attn.: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coord., 8330 Schantz Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email: gslifer@uppermac.org by  November 17, 2014 . EOE. Excellent benefits.

ROAD CREW LABORER – Upper Macungie Township is currently accepting applications/resumes for the position of a full time ROAD CREW LABORER- within the Public Works Dept.

This position is required to meet all laborer functions & be able to work as part of a team. Have the ability to operate heavy equipment, knowledge of road work projects, have experience in road maintenance, and able to interact with the public in a courteous way. Required to work in all types of weather.  Able to lift up to 50 lbs. & perform strenuous and repetitive work. Must have a PA B CDL license with a good driving record. This position reports to the Crew Leaders as well as the Director of Public Works and is a full time hourly position. Applicants will be required to submit to criminal records & child abuse clearance check. Applicants should send resume/application, employment references & salary expectations to UMT, attn.: Greta Slifer, Human Resources Coord., 8330 Schantz Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031 or email: gslifer@uppermac.org by November 17, 2014. EOE. Excellent benefits.

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LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the October meeting of the Upper Macungie Township Recreation Board will be held at Independent Park, 150 Independent Road, Breinigsville, PA   18031, on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 7:00 PM.

Kathy A. Rader
Secretary
Upper Macungie Township
Board of Supervisors

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Scan0003Good communication is the foundation of any relationship. In our ongoing quest to foster consistent, informative communication with all of Upper Macungie Township’s citizens and businesses, the township leaders produce a newsletter on a regular basis. The Upper Macungie Township News is mailed to all residents with additional copies available at the Township Building on Schantz Road. You can expect to receive your newsletter shortly.

Current and past copies of the Newsletter are posted here along with other news that may be important to our citizens. Check them out now or click here for the 2014 Fall edition!

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Summer Discount tickets have been returned.  Please check back in December for Ski Lift Tickets.

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busPUBLIC NOTICE: Upper Macungie Township Police Department Now Accepting Nominations for OPERATION SAFE STOP 2014-2015 School Year. Click here for more information.

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HAAS Bridge on Hickory Lane is closed until further notice. It crosses over the Hassen Creek just before intersecting with Hassadahl Road.

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And as an added benefit to our residents, Upper Macungie Township Police has prepared an annual report…click here to view your copy.

“On behalf of Upper Macungie Township, it is my privilege to present the Upper Macungie Township Police Department’s first Annual Report” Chief Edgardo A. Colon, “We thank you, the residents, for enabling us to protect and serve you and your family.”

Take pride in your police departments accomplishments, just as we do!

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Schantz Road is closed between Arrowhead Lane/Twin Ponds to Adams Road/Tillage Road. The PennDOT road project has an anticipated completion date in July 2015 and will involve the removal of the “S-curve”. This will make for a very challenging 15 months. 

Click here for Streets-Traffic page with Detour Maps.

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A new phone system has been installed.  There are many different features of this new system; notably, you will be able to leave voice messages directly to our staff/departments. There will be a recording prior to your call being answered and you can dial your parties extension at that time to be transferred immediately to that extension. For a list of extensions, click here

Of particular importance, you will have to press “0″ during off hours to speak to a “live operator” through our answering service. 

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UMTPD has a new Community Events page….be sure to check it out!

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Copy of umtAUTHORITYlogoDid you know that Upper Macungie Township Authority has it’s own phone number?  Please call (610) 398-9171 for sewer, recycling, refuse containers and authority bills.Waste Management is our new trash collector.  All complaints or missed pickups should be directed to Waste Management at 1-800-869-5566.

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parks brochure picWe have a new Parks Brochure! Stop into the municipal building for your copy or click here for the PDF.

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Upper Macungie Township’s Dramatic New Venue for Family & Corporate Occasions! Located on 25 rolling acres just off Schantz Rd and Rt 222, this newly refurbished center ensures a fashionable flair for your next event!

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