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Upper Moreland Township

Upper Moreland Township
117 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA19090-3215

Phone: (215) 659-3100
Email: Township Receptionist

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PAVING SCHEDULE
Posted: 7/31/2014 9:10 AM

The Upper Moreland Public Works Department will begin paving on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. The schedule is as follows: August 5 - 12 - Fulmor Heights August 12 -15 - Masons Mill Road August 19...

AUGUST 11, 2014 Community Development Committee Meeting CANCELLED
Posted: 7/29/2014 1:07 PM

NOTICE The Community Development Committee Meeting scheduled for August 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. has been CANCELLED. The next Community Development Committee Meeting will resume on September 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

BAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR RABIES ON JULY 23, 2014
Posted: 7/23/2014 3:54 PM

BAT TESTED POSITIVE FOR RABIES ON JULY 23, 2014 Where: 500 Block of Lincoln Avenue Willow Grove, PA 19090 Upper Moreland Township Anyone that has been bitten, scratched or had saliva exposure to a bat...

AUGUST 18, 2014 COMMITTEE MEETINGS CANCELLED
Posted: 7/22/2014 3:11 PM

NOTICE The Finance & Administrative, Parks & Recreation and Public Health & Safety Committee Meetings scheduled for August 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. have been CANCELLED. The Committee Meetings will resume on September 22, 2014...

AUTISM AND FIRST RESPONDERS
Posted: 7/22/2014 2:35 PM

Institute on Disabilities Releases New Video Autism and First Responders: Seeing Beyond the Smoke The Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, in collaboration with Willow Grove Fire Company, Upper Moreland Police Department and Horsham Fire...

SAVE THE DATE - TOWNSHIP'S ANNUAL RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Posted: 7/16/2014 3:44 PM

SAVE THE DATE UPPER MORELAND COMMUNITY American Red Cross Blood Drive Wednesday, August 6, 2014 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM Council Room – Township Building Appointments are Preferred! For an appointment or information, please call...

TAI CHI AT PENNYPACK THIS SUMMER - NEW NIGHT CLASSES ADDED
Posted: 5/22/2014 9:14 AM

Thursday Night and Friday Morning Tai Chi Classes Begin in Mid-July What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi has been called a “granny martial art” because the movement is in slow motion - essentially a blueprint...

AQUA Replacement of Water Mains in UMT
Posted: 5/12/2014 10:55 AM

Press Release from Aqua, PA Dear Customer, As part of our continuing infrastructure improvement program, Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc (Aqua) will replace the existing water main on the following streets in Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County....

POTHOLE REPORTING
Posted: 4/2/2014 12:38 PM

To report potholes on State Roads call PennDot Pothole Repair: 1-800-FIX-ROAD State Roads: York Road Easton Road Warminster Road (from Byberry Road to York Road) Mill Road Davisville Road Fitzwatertown Road Moreland Road Edgehill Road...

ELECTRONICS COLLECTION EVENTS
Posted: 3/7/2014 11:13 AM

2014 MONTGOMERY COUNTY ELECTRONICS COLLECTION EVENTS WHEN: WHERE: Saturday, May 3 (9am-3pm) Oak Ridge Elementary School 465 Moyer Road Harleysville, PA 19438 Held in conjunction with Souderton Area High School SAVE. Visit http://savesahs.webstarts.com/ to view...

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS & OTHER RECYCLING EVENTS
Posted: 3/7/2014 10:43 AM

WHEN: WHERE: Saturday, April 26 (9am-3pm) Indian Valley Middle School 130 Maple Avenue Harleysville, PA 19438 Saturday, May 31 (9am-3pm) Norristown Area High School (enter on North Whitehall Road) 1900 Eagle Drive Norristown, PA 19403...

2014 COMMUNITY PAPER SHREDDING EVENTS
Posted: 3/7/2014 9:36 AM

The Montgomery County Commissioners and the Waste System Authority of Eastern Montgomery County in conjunction with Shred One Security Corp. will be sponsoring FREE: community paper shredding events. WHEN: WHERE: Saturday, April 12 (9am -...

Disposal of Debris from Storms
Posted: 2/11/2014 4:29 PM

Leaves, grass clippings and other yard waste will be collected each Monday after February 17 th . Only brown, 30-gallon biodegradable yard waste bags will be accepted. Bags should weigh less than 50 pounds and...

MedReturn Drug Collection Unit
Posted: 1/20/2014 1:54 PM

Upper Moreland Township Police Department has installed a MedReturn Drug Collection Unit for you to deposit your unwanted prescription drugs. It is located in the lobby of the Police Department. Upper Moreland Police Install Prescription...

2014 BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING CALENDAR
Posted: 12/4/2013 11:57 AM

UPPER MORELAND TOWNSHIP CALENDAR 2014 COMMISSIONERS’ MEETINGS ALL MEETINGS LISTED ON THE CALENDAR SHALL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 7:00 P.M. AND SHALL BE ADJOURNED NO LATER THAN 11:00 P.M. ANY UNFINISHED BUSINESS SHALL BE CARRIED OVER...

Storm Water Management
Posted: 5/15/2013 9:07 AM

REDUCE YOUR WASTELINE Put household hazardous waste where it belongs Antifreeze, household cleaners, gasoline, pesticides, oil paints, solvents, used motor oil: improper disposal allows these items to seep into our rivers and groundwater. So the...

Please call 911 for all communication with Upper Moreland Police.
Posted: 9/25/2012 12:10 PM

Don’t ever hesitate to call 911 – regardless of the nature of the call. 911 Calls Are Not Just For Emergencies . 911 calls are for all police responses. 911 calls are also to just...

Changes to Acceptable Plastic Recycling
Posted: 4/25/2011 9:39 AM

Upper Moreland Township is now accepting plastics numbered 1 thru 7 for recycling. These include: # 1 Plastic Containers - PETE Examples :Soda and water bottles, medicine containers, food trays that go into the oven...

Receive Public Safety Alerts from the Upper Moreland Police Department.
Posted: 5/18/2010 9:18 AM

The Upper Moreland Township Police Department will begin utilizing a service that will enable residents to access important public safety information via text, email or through the web. Citizens can choose to be notified about...

view the locations of criminal offenses and read basic information related to the incident.
Posted: 5/13/2010 5:55 AM

The Upper Moreland Township Police Department is experimenting with the mapping of reported crime. Citizens can view the locations of criminal offenses and read basic information related to the incident. By providing access to this...

Upper Moreland Township Launches Local Local Government Channels

Upper Moreland Television, UMTV, began broadcasting on Monday, December 10, 2007. This new government information channel is dedicated to providing news and information related to Upper Moreland Township government services and events to residents. It will also be used to publicize community events and to provide public service and emergency announcements. In January 2008, UMTV began broadcasting all meetings of the Board of Commissioners on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:00 AM and 7:30 PM. All Board of Commissioners meetings including Regular Meetings and Committee Meetings are available on UMTV to subscribers of Comcast Cable on channel 965 and subscribers of Verizon FIOS on channel 41. These channels are available through digital cable. Commissioners meetings are also posted on the Township website, www.uppermoreland.org, for viewing.

Stormwater Management

Department of Environment Protection (DEP) Stormwater Management program. In September 2002 the DEP finalized a comprehensive stormwater management policy to improve water quality and quantity through the use of Best Management Practices... More

Updated Paper Recycling Regulations
Public Works

Upper Moreland Starts Plastic Bottle Recycling!
How to recycle plastics... Its easy!

  • Glass, cans, and plastics (#’s 1-7) are picked up on trash day. Acceptable plastic may be mixed with unbroken glass bottles and clean aluminum and tin cans for recycling. The maximum total weight of the recycling container must not exceed 20 pounds per container

About Our Township
Township Information

Upper Moreland Township occupies an area of 7.5 square miles in the northeastern corner of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The 2010 census reported a total population of 24,015. Upper Moreland is part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area and is approximately 15 miles north of downtown Philadelphia. The Township is bordered by the Montgomery County communities of Hatboro, Upper Dublin, Abington, Bryn Athyn, and Lower Moreland while Bucks County lies to the north.

General Information and Guidelines
Code Enforcement

If you are planning any kind of home remodeling project, or thinking of retaining a contractor to do work for you, please keep the following regulations in mind. The Township's guidelines are based on national standards to help ensure that repairs, additions, and alterations are done safely, whether by homeowners or contractors. If you are unsure if a permit is required, please take the time to call the Code Enforcement Department, at (215) 659-3100, for assistance before beginning work. Fines can be issued for any work begun prior to the issuance of the permits required.

Police Benevolent Association
Police Department

The Upper Moreland Township Police Benevolent Association (UMTPBA) is a non-profit organization which was formed in late 1997 by the sworn officers of Upper Moreland Police.

Recreation Leagues
Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of leagues for adults age 18 and over. We accept team registrations, but will place individuals on availability listing should teams need players. Team fees are due in full prior to the seasons start. During the spring/summer season we provide Men's, Women's, and Co-ed Adult Softball Leagues. Games are played at various locations within the Township and on specific nights of the week. All games are officiated by quality Amateur Softball Officials.

Treasurer's Report
Finance

This monthly Treasurer's Report is a summary of receipts and expenditures only. A complete Financial Statement is prepared and available for public review in the Township's Finance Office.

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