What’s New

flower-border-with-ladybug-isolated-on-white-background-vector-illustrationWaste management will be picking up as scheduled.


Good 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 spring 2014 newsletter will be mailed to you shortly or you can view it here – Spring 2014 UMT Newsletter.



And as an added benefit to our residents, Upper Macungie Township Police has prepared an annual report for inclusion in our newsletter!  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!


July-ParkRec-MonthWe are pleased to bring our communities together as part of a Lehigh-Valley-wide celebration!

Upper Macungie Township along with North Whitehall, South Whitehall and Lower Macungie Townships recognizes the many values and benefits of our neighboring municipalities parks and recreation and is complying a calendar of events in the Lehigh Valley. Click here for the list of events! And more programs will be added soon!


cleaning-up-with-adjustable-rakeSpring Clean Up: There will be a one time only Spring, curbside pickup of YARD WASTE on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Click here for more information



Spring Summer Fall Hours

 For your convenience, Upper Macungie Township provides property owners with the means to properly dispose of their leaves and yard wastes.  Our Yard Waste site located at Grim & Schantz is now operating with our spring/summer/fall hours:


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TOWNSHIP MANAGER—Upper Macungie Township (population 20,000), Lehigh County, PA seeks a dynamic, experienced, and skilled leader to serve as its Township Manager. Manager has authority to supervise all day-to-day operations of the government, and serves as the central point of contact among the three-member Board of Supervisors (elected at large), staff, and the community. Manager administers an annual budget of $22.7 million (including a GF budget of $14.2 million; a sewer budget of $6.7 million; solid waste/recycling budget of $1.8 million); approx. 70 FT/8 PT employees (incl 28 FT police). With one the lowest tax rates in Lehigh County, the Township has been one of the fastest growing municipalities in the state over the past several years, and is the home of several large companies, including Coca-Cola, Sam Adams, Nestle, Amazon, and Ocean Spray. Candidates should have (1) at least 7-10 years of progressive, municipal management experience in a municipality of similar size and complexity; (2) knowledge of modern local government management principles, practices, programs, and innovation; (3) planning and community development experience; (4) Bachelors degree (Masters preferred); (5) strong financial skills; and (6) demonstrated dynamic leadership ability and strong organizational skills. Salary range $95-125,000 with excellent benefits; actual salary to be based on experience/qualifications. Candidates should send cover letter, resume, and salary expectation to woglomd@lafayette.edu with only one attachment. Deadline is noon on April 29, 2014. EOE.



Schantz Road is scheduled to be closed on April 7, 2014 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.




Sponsorship Opportunities in your Community



See Parks & Recreation and then Barktoberfest or Movies-in-the-Park for Sponsorship forms!

We also need volunteers & sponsors for our 5K Fun Run…forms will be available at a later date.

Visit our new page…http://www.uppermac.org/community-opportunities/

Thanks for being a part of your community!

2014 Sponsors
Kay Builders
Gardner’s Construction
Lawns of Distinction
Vyncrest Winery
Keyston Consulting Engineers
Liberty Property Trust
The Frederick Group
South Parkland Youth Association
Dr Karen’s Critter Care
JS Burkholder Funeral Home
Trexler Funeral Home
Schmoyer Funeral Home
Niagra Bottling
West Valley Animal Hospital


Notice is hereby given that Ordinance 2014-04 shall be considered, and if
appropriate, enacted by the Board of Supervisors of Upper Macungie Township at a special meeting scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at four o’clock (4:00) p.m. in the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania18031. Ordinance 2014-04 shall establish the position of Township Manager; establish the term of Office of Manager; Qualifications; Bonding Requirements; Compensation;Responsibilities and Duties thereof; Restrictions on Supervisors and Delegation of Manager Duties Copies of the proposed Ordinance shall be on display at the Upper Macungie Township Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays and on file at The Morning Call, 101 N. 6th Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania where they may be inspected.


Click here for the Township Manager Ordinance 2014-04, adopted March 20, 2014



Notice is hereby given that there will be a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Upper Macungie Township on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 4:00 PM, in the Township Building at 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA   18031. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss current and pending township projects; Ordinance 2014-04 establishing the position of Township Manager; any other issues that may come before the Board; and, to take any necessary action, if appropriate.

Kathy A. Rader
Upper Macungie Township
Board of Supervisors


2014 passportA 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. 



Click on images for larger detail.


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

Community Events

Upper Macungie Township Police Department hosts a number of free events and encourages your participation.  We have Women’s Self Defense Class and Bicycle Registrations in May, Safe Sitter Class in July and National Night Out in August.  We hope to meet you at our next event!


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.


A Night with Lauri MooreRescheduled to Wednesday, June 4th 7-8:30pm.  Click on image for larger detail.



umt recreationThe Recreation Board is always striving to improve the programs and events we offer our township residents.  We hold monthly meetings the last Thursday of every month at 7pm (except holidays) and encourage you to participate!  You can also email your suggestions to vbrosky@uppermac.org.

Please check out the new events under Recreation, Events.


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


Over $4,000 was raised for our parks….that’s one big WOW and one BIG THANK YOU to our 5K committee, sponsors and all the volunteers who did an outstanding job continuing our 5K Fun Run! Upper Macungie Township applauds you all!

The results of the 2013 UMT 5K Fun Run for Parks are in! Congratulations to Mike Marsteller who won First Place Male Overall and Kerry Schultz First Place Female Overall! Other 1st place winners (in age categories) are: Matt Russell, Eric Huber, Brandon Flewelling, James Pham, Gavin Russell, Heather Vassallo, Sharon Manifold, Calista View, Amy Peters and Kathleen Prindible.


Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 20th, 2014!DSC_0070Hundreds of visitors flocked to the former Lehigh Valley Expo Center on Cetronia Road in South Whitehall Saturday to learn how police, ambulance and fire personnel respond when disasters strike — and how to prepare for the worst themselves.The Emergency Preparedness Day, which offered demonstrations, exhibits and entertainment, was sponsored by South Whitehall, Upper Macungie and North Whitehall.Fire companies, ambulances corps, law enforcement representatives and Health Networks participated in this great event.  Many thanks go out to all who volunteered!

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!



Upper Macungie Township Police Department is now in service.  The Police Station is located at 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville, Pa.  Their phone number is 484-661-5911.  For emergencies call 911.

Credit: DENISE SANCHEZ, THE MORNING CALL / December 28, 2012

Officers walk to the Upper Macungie Township Police Department’s swearing-in ceremony on Friday.


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