ATTENTION RESIDENTS – Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, trash pick-up dates will be moved. Residents who usually have trash pickup on Thursday, November 26 will have pickup on Friday November 27. Residents who have their regular pickup day on Friday, November 27 will have pickup on Saturday November 28. We thank you for your patience and understanding. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! – Muhlenberg Township
Christmas Tree and Candle Safety is important during the holiday season. Helpful safety guides can be found here - Christmas Tree Safety Candle Safety
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to 210 George Street, Reading PA 19605, ATTN: Human Resources. Board and Commissions definitions can be found here.
Hay Road Project Update - The Hay Road paving project is winding down and in its final stages. Final paving will begin the week of Nov. 16 and should be completed by the end of that week (weather permitting). Once again the Township would like to thank the residents for their patience and understanding during this much needed project.
Local Government in Berks - Commissioner Mike Malinowski talks about Muhlenberg Township and also insurance issues for municipalities with Paul Janssen.
LAURELAIN DISC GOLF COURSE - The Disc Golf Course at Laurelain was featured in the October 10th edition of the Reading Eagle - Shirlene Klusewitz, a regular walker at Laurelain Park in Muhlenberg Township, wasn't sure what the teenage boys were up to this spring. They brought wood and cement and cleared some brush. They installed what looked a little like chain-link bird feeders. Klusewitz was back at the park recently for an informal disc golf clinic. Read More
Muhlenberg Township, PA
Shirlene Klusewitz, a regular walker at Laurelain Park in Muhlenberg Township, wasn't sure what the teenage boys were up to this spring.
They brought wood and cement and cleared some brush. They installed what looked a little like chain-link bird feeders.
Klusewitz was back at the park recently for an informal disc golf clinic.
- See more at: http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/boy-scouts-disc-golf-course-takes-flight-in-muhlenberg-township#sthash.hapavqdi.dpuf
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