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Berks County > Municipalities > Muhlenberg Township

Municipal Building
5401 Leesport Avenue, Temple, PA 19560
Hours of Operation - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Police - 610-929-5454
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Township News and Events 

Temple Halloween Parade - Saturday, October 4, at 6 pm (Rain date: Sunday, October 5 at 4 pm)  Don’t miss this annual Halloween tradition. Over 60 groups including High School Bands, car groups, Fire Companies, small and large costumed groups, and youth groups participate each year. The parade begins at the Muhlenberg Elementary Center and travels north up Kutztown Rd. and turn left onto Mt. Laurel. Read More

Dates: Fri., Sat., & Sun.; 10/10 thru 10/12 and Fri. and Sat. 10/17 and 10/18
Hours: 7 to 11 p.m.; hay ride starts at dark
Location: Jim Dietrich Park, 4899 Stoudt’s Ferry Bridge Rd.
Fees: $3/ person/ for a traditional hay ride (non-scary)
$8/ person/ haunted hay ride
$8/ person/ haunted barn
$15/ person for both the haunted barn and hay ride
Other attractions at varying cost.
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Candidates Sought for Service on Township Advisory Boards - March 31, 2014 - The Muhlenberg Township Board of Commissioners is seeking interested candidates for appointment to fill current vacancies on the Civil Service Commission, Parks and Recreation Board and the Planning Commission All candidates for appointment except for the Arts Board must be Township residents. All positions are unpaid. Read More

Economic Development in Greater Reading  - BCTV | Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:30 am.  Watch as Deb Heffner and Board of Commissioners President Mike Malinoswki discussed the Supportive Business Network and development/business in Muhlenberg Township.

The Township has experienced impressive Economic Development growth within the past 3 years. A summary of Economic Development shows additions and expansions from 2010 to 2013 that have added an estimated 800 jobs in the Industrial and Manufacturing, Environmental, Financial and Insurance, Health Care, Environmental, Professional and Commercial services. Read More


Drop off your expired or unused, prescribed and over-the-counter medications in the lobby at the Muhlenberg Township Municipal Building. Community members can utilize this drop box to ensure that medications will not end up in the wrong hands but rather properly disposed of. Read More

Electronic Devices and Your Trash Service
Due to a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) mandate, there will be changes to your trash pickup service. The Covered Device Recycling Act 108 (CORA) now prohibits the following electronic devices from disposal at DEP permitted solid waste landfills: desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, and televisions. As of 1/24/13 this ban will go into effect On bulk collection days in your community should any of these items be at curbside they will be tagged as non-collectible. Read More

5th Street Highway/Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Project
The Muhlenberg Township 5th Street Highway/Allentown Pike Corridor Revitalization Project includes a 3.9 mile stretch of US Business Route 222 between Highway 222 and the city of Reading boundary. The project's purpose is to develop a vibrant and realistic 10-15 year plan that provides vehicle access while creating a strong sense of place. Read More

 Municipal Meetings

Start Time
Zoning Hearing Board
10/1/2014 7:00 PM
Planning Commission
10/15/2014 7:00 PM
Muhlenberg Commissioners Meeting
10/20/2014 7:00 PM
Arts Board Meeting
10/21/2014 6:30 PM
Zoning Hearing Board
11/5/2014 7:00 PM



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