What’s New

2014 fall passport

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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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Employment Opportunity: SEWER AUTHORITY MANAGER

Click here for more information.

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Pet owners start working on your costumes for the PET PARADE (starts at 12:30pm)….can’t wait to see all the doggies in their costume and find out who will win the prizes!

Companies, organizations….enter our SCARECROW CONTEST for a fun group activity and a chance to win $100! Mark your calendar for BARKTOBERFEST Saturday, October 11th 11-3 (rain date Sunday).  Click here for more details.

volunteer picWe are looking for Volunteers too!  Email vbrosky@uppermac.org for more information.

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Sale of Township Personal Property

Notice is hereby given that Upper Macungie Township is conducting an on-line auction for the sale of a 1995 E-One Pumper fire apparatus.  The auction will be conducted through Brindlee Mountain Fire Apparatus at www.firetruckmall.com scheduled to commence on Friday, September 26, 2014.  The auction will be conducted pursuant to the terms and conditions as set forth on the auction website (See http://www.firetruckauction.com/Home/Terms).

For more information, visit www.firetruckauction.com or call the Township at 610-395-4892.

KATHY A. RADER, SECRETARY
UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

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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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Click here for the Registration Form or 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. Effective tomorrow, August 2nd, it will close at 5pm on weekends. The new hours are Monday & Friday 7am-7pm, Tuesday-Thursday 3-7pm and Saturday & Sundays 9am-5pm.

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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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hunteror click here for the link to register.

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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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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.

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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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