What’s New

winter-weather-jpgFor more information on our snow removal rules and regulations, click here.

Trash/Recycling Service?  In case of inclement weather residents should check the ticker tape on the local WFMZ News TV Station for any interruptions in trash/recycling service from Waste Management. If Waste Management is not operating, Upper Macungie township will not have trash/recycling service for that day.

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Upper Macungie Township

Police Officer

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Qualified persons are invited to apply to Upper Macungie Township to take a competitive examination leading to eligibility for appointment as a police patrol officer in Upper Macungie Township.

An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained online at www.uppermac.org/police-officer or in person at the Upper Macungie Township Police Department (UMTPD) located at 37 Grim Road, Breinigsville PA. A non-refundable application fee of $75.00 will be charged upon returning the application.

Completed applications must be filed with the UMTPD by noon on Monday, February 23, 2015.  The written examination and physical agility testing will be conducted on Saturday February 28, 2015.

Applicants must:
•    Be at least 21 years of age
•    Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
•    Have completed Act 120 training

Starting probationary salary is $52,600.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Upper Macungie Township
8330 Schantz Rd
Breinigsville, PA  18031

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Beat the winter blahs, come out for this Interior Design Course and be ready to spruce your house up this spring!

Home Decorating Part I
Color, Styles & Pattern (Interior Design/Redesign 101)
With Kay McLane

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4 week course at Independent Park Community Center, 150 Independent Rd, Breinigsville

February 5 – March 5, Thursday Nights, 6-8pm

If you don’t know where to start in your home, maybe you just need to “jump in and get your feet wet”! This relaxing non-pressure class will help you determine the look you want for your space, how to make your home more user friendly and help you overcome your fear of matching patterns and selecting colors. The goal is to have fun making your house your home!

 You will learn the basics, influences, guidelines, solutions and schemes of Color as well as paint finishes, the color wheel and board, working with space, arranging, room themes, patterns, lighting, decorating basics and so much more.

Click here for the Registration Form.

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

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Upper Macungie Township has a number of different boards, committees and commissions staffed by township resident volunteers.  At various times, there is a need to find new members for these positions.  If interested in serving your community, please complete this form and send it in along with your resume to Kathy Rader, Upper Macungie Township, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, Pa  18031.

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Pavilion LogoUpper Macungie Township is blessed with a wealth of beautiful parklands and we welcome you to enjoy them! Our pavilions can be reserved April through October (no restroom facilities during other months). Reservations will only be taken for the current calendar year and we will be accepted starting Friday, January 2, 2015.

New for 2015, a second pavilion was added at Grange Park. Future development includes a total of four pavilions. The current pavilion is No. 3 and the new pavilion is No. 4.

For more information see www.uppermac.org/rentals.

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The new Schantz Road Bridge over Breinig Run in Upper Macungie Township is open and the detour has been lifted.
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1Upper Macungie Township’s Samir “Sam” P. Ashmar, Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors died suddenly Thursday evening, November 20, 2014. Administration and staff wish to extend their deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy.

Sam Ashmar was a great leader, an exceptional man, a devoted husband and father, a dedicated Fire Marshal and a true friend to many. Our prayers are with the family, his beloved wife Sharon, cherished children, Makala and Joshua as well Station 56 and the entire Upper Macungie Township community. Our admiration for his many accomplishments is enduring. We all will miss you dearly and thank you for your service to our Township. Rest well our friend.

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Off Leash Area at Rt. 100 Park
1625 North Route 100, Fogelsville, PA 18051

UPDATE:
Due to the popularity of RT 100 Dog Park and excessive wear and tear, the large fenced area is closed.  Currently, only the small fenced area is open to all dogs.

Enter at your own risk. 

We are also in the planning stages of opening another Dog Park at Grange Park to meet the needs of the growing demand.

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Discount Ski Tickets are now available!    Click here for more information.

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SPLASH

 GRANGE PARK WILL HAVE A SPLASH PARK!

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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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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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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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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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