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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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Attention Residential Trash Customers - There will be no trash pickup on Thanksgiving day which is Thursday November 27. If your trash and recycling is normally picked up on Thursday, your pickup day will be Friday November 28. Residents who usually have pickup on Fridays will have their trash and recycling picked up on Saturday November 29.

Attention Residents - The Muhlenberg Township Offices will be closing at 3PM on Wednesday November 26 and will be closed Thursday November 27 and Friday November 28 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Township would like to wish you and yours a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Muhlenberg Township Preliminary 2015 Budget

The Board of Commissioners approved a Preliminary Budget at their meeting on Monday, November 17th. This budget is available for review by:
1) clicking on the following link for a PDF version of the Preliminary Budget.
2) Stopping by the Municipal Office at 5401 Leesport Avenue Monday - Friday between the hours of 8am and 430pm.

Highlights from the Preliminary Budget include... 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
12/3/2014 7:00 PM
Muhlenberg Commissioners Meeting
12/15/2014 7:00 PM
Arts Board Meeting
12/16/2014 6:30 PM
Planning Commission
12/17/2014 7:00 PM
Zoning Hearing Board
1/7/2015 7:00 PM

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