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Township News

This page will be updated to highlight important information for Upper Macungie Township Residents. Information will also be available in the “Township News” section on the home page and the UMT Facebook Page

Upper Macungie Township continues to monitor the constantly evolving COVID-19 situation. This page will be also be updated regarding COVID-19 Resources, and Township-specific information as it becomes available.

Last Updated: July. 27, 2021 @ 9:30 am.

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event:

A Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event has been scheduled for August 21, 2021. You must pre-register. $10/vehicle. 

  • Upper Macungie Township Residents ONLY 
  • NO Commercial or Business Drop-Offs Permitted- Items must be from a residential establishment  
  • Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (5 time slots available)
  • Grange Road Park, 360 Grange Rd, Allentown, PA 18106
  • For complete details regarding guidelines and permitted items click here.
  • Pre- Registration and Advanced Payment Required
    • Click Here to create an account in our Online Portal
    • Check your Residency is correct (UMT Residents ONLY)
    • Click Programs, then scroll down to the Hazardous Waste Time Slot of your choice and Click Register
    • $10.00 per registration (1 vehicle per registration)
    • Appointment times will be enforced. Please do not arrive more than ten minutes early for your selected time slot.



COVID- 19 Information:


Possible Exposure, Cleaning & Disinfecting Tips- Businesses & homes:

If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus- CALL your health care provider before visiting their office.

Hospital hotlines for phone screenings- to determine if you need a Coronavirus test:

COVID- 19 General Virus Information:

Referral Resources for Lehigh County Residents: Dial 211 (Pennsylvania 211 East)

  • (4/9/20)Pennsylvania 211 East is a free, confidential, non-emergency, comprehensive information and referral service that connects Lehigh County residents with the health and human services they need. DIAL 211 to get connected to resources regarding: 
    • Clothing, Food and Housing/Shelter resources
    • Health Services
    • Aging Services
    • Counseling- general, Substance Abuse, General Support Groups

Resources for these services are detailed in this PDF. You can reach 211 by dialing 211 or (855) 567-5341 or visit their website at PA211East.org/Lehigh

Referral Resource for Eldercare

  • Eldercare Locator– a public service connecting elder Americans to services for older adults and their families maintained by ALC. The Eldercare Locator can be accessed here and via phone at 1-800-677-1116.
    • This service is information only. For Example: if someone calls regarding meal delivery, they would be referred to Lehigh County Meals on Wheels

Financial Relief Resources (Business & Personal):

  • Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is expected to offer loans that could assist businesses affected by COVID-19. Information will be posted to www.dced.pa.gov/resources as it becomes available.
  • The Strategic Early Warning Network- administered by the PA Department of Labor & Industry. Offers resources to help small and medium-sized business, including business planning resources and contingency planning, at www.steelvalley.org/coronavirus
  • The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry- has a webpage dedicated to helping businesses deal with coronavirus concerns at www.pachamber.org/coronavirus
  • Employees who are unable to work because of COVID-19- may be eligible for Unemployment Compensation or workers’ Compensation. The Department of Labor and Industry offers guidance to employees at www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/covid19.aspx
  • Mortgage Relief – The primary “Investors/Insurers” have issued guidance to loan servicers (banks) on possible forbearance for homeowners who are experiencing financial hardships as a result of Coronavirus disease. Additionally, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has issued guidance addressing mortgages and banking. Please see the following links:
  • Price Gouging – PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro asks consumers who believe they’ve been victimized to email his office — pricegouging@attorneygeneral.gov — with the name and location of the store, the product, and the price. They can also send pictures.

Upper Macungie Township Municipal Information:

Municipal Building

Due to the lifting of capacity restrictions by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, normal in-person business has fully resumed.


Public Meetings

Due to the lifting of capacity restrictions by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, normal in-person meetings have resumed and will no longer be livestreamed.


Tax Office

Tax Collection Procedures have changed: Effective January 1, 2021 UMT will have a new Tax Collector. The Tax Collector will no longer have an office at the Township municipal building. As we make this transition, we recommend payments be mailed the township municipal building, or put in the drop box.  See Tax Collector contact information below.

Tax Collector: Tracy Hodrick
Mail Payments To: 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville PA, 18031
Phone: 610-481-9191
Email: taxcollector@uppermac.org 
Hours: by appointment only
NOTE: Payments received by mail or at Township Building during discount period as noted on the tax bill. Other hours by appointment only.


Sewer/Refuse Bills and Tax Payments

Normal, in-person payments have resumed, but you have multiple options for making a payment:

  • For Sewer/Refuse Payments Only – online at www.uppermac.org/sewer-payments/
  • Mail a check or money order accompanying the payment stub to Upper Macungie Township, 8330 Schantz Rd, Breinigsville, PA 18031
  • Drop Box located across from the municipal building entrance. Please have your payment and payment stub inside an envelope.

**** Your check is your receipt. No physical receipts can be provided unless a self-addressed, stamped envelope is included with your payment.****

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