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Berks County > Municipalities > Muhlenberg Township

210 George Street, Reading PA, 19605
Hours of Operation - 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Police - 610-929-5454
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A Note from Commissioner Malinowski-
Blight Property Review Committee

As the liaison to the Board regarding engineering and code issues, I am developing a Blight Property Review Committee. This Committee will meet quarterly to identify different properties, both residential and commercial, across our Township that appear to be in violation of our Township codes and ordinances. The Committee will be comprised of representatives of different areas of the Township, along with Township Codes staff. We are seeking one representative for each of the following areas: Hyde Park, Temple, Cherokee Ranch. One representative who resides East and West of Stoudt’s Ferry Bridge Road. If interested, please email the Township with your contact information at

The Moving Wall -The Muhlenberg Community has the privilege of hosting The Moving Wall which is a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. This Wall has been touring the country for thirty-plus years. Read More

Hometown Heroes Banner program
- Download the Hometown Heroes Application
Do you know of an active duty or retired service man or woman? Muhlenberg Township is starting a Hometown Heroes Banner Program. This is a great way to honor and thank those who served and continue to serve our country. The program is in its infancy and we are looking for interested parties to sponsor banners that will be placed on utility poles within the Township. Read More

The following board positions will be expiring at the end of 2015: Civil Service (6 year term), Arts (3 year term), Parks and Recreation (5 year term), Planning Commission (4 year term) Water Authority (5 year term) and Zoning Hearing Board (3 year term).  These volunteer positions offer a great opportunity to get an inside look at the inner workings of your local government and are a great way to give back to our community.  If you are interested in volunteering for a board position please send a letter of interest to or mail it to 210 George Street, Reading PA 19605, ATTN: Human Resources. Board and Commissions definitions can be found here.  

Local Government in Berks - Commissioner Mike Malinowski talks about Muhlenberg Township and also insurance issues for municipalities with Paul Janssen.


The Township is proud to be recognized as #24 out of the 40 best commuter cities in the entire state! The Township continues to strive to be one of the best places to live, work and play in PA. Read the entire article below by following the link.

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
Muhlenberg Commissioners Meeting
2/16/2016 7:00 PM
Planning Commission
2/17/2016 7:00 PM
Parks & Recreation Board Meeting
2/24/2016 6:00 PM
Zoning Hearing Board
3/2/2016 7:00 PM
Planning Commission
3/16/2016 7:00 PM

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