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Last Added: 4/16/2014 8:27 AM

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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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Latest Township News & Events

NO YARD WASTE PICK UP
Posted: 4/16/2014 8:27 AM

There will be no yard waste pick up on Monday, April 21st. Yard waste pick up will resume on Monday, April 28th.

HOLIDAY TRASH/RECYCLING SCHEDULE
Posted: 4/16/2014 8:26 AM

Due to the Good Friday Holiday, trash and recycling for Friday, April 18, 2014 will be picked up on Monday, April 21, 2014. There will be no yard waste pick up on Monday, April 21st....

FRIENDS OF BOILEAU FARMSTEAD FESTIVAL 2014 - NEWS RELEASE
Posted: 4/14/2014 9:02 AM

Friends of Boileau Farmstead Festival 2014: On Saturday, May 3rd, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the Friends of Boileau will host its annual Boileau Festival at the Farmstead located at the intersection of Byberry...

Due to technical difficulties, the Commissioner’s meetings will temporarily not be aired on UMTV
Posted: 4/9/2014 1:08 PM

Due to technical difficulties, the Commissioner’s meetings will temporarily not be aired on UMTV. A message will be posted when the issue is resolved.

U.M. Historical Association
Posted: 4/3/2014 11:58 AM

UPPER MORELAND HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION NEWS RELEASE Upper Moreland Historical Association Annual Dinner: On Tuesday evening, April 22nd the Upper Moreland Historical Association will host its Annual Dinner at Williamson Restaurant at Easton and Blair Mill...

Summer Program Registrations Now Being Accepted
Posted: 4/2/2014 3:12 PM

Registration for Upper Moreland Township’s Supervised Playground Summer Program begins on Monday, April 7 at 8:30am. Sign up in person at the UM Township building at 117 Park Avenue, Willow Grove. Please bring proper identification...

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...

UNION LIBRARY COMPANY OF HATBOROUGH
Posted: 3/17/2014 11:04 AM

WAR STORIES SPEAKER SERIES Marsha Tansey Four U.S. Army Nurse Corps 18th Surgical Hospital Camp Events and Quang Tri, Vietnam War Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7pm Lehman Methodist Church, 300 South York Road, Hatboro...

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 -...

FREE TIRE COLLECTION EVENT
Posted: 3/7/2014 9:15 AM

Montgomery County Residential Free Tire Collection Event WHEN Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9 am-Noon WHERE Copper Beech Elementary School, 825 North Easton Road, Glenside, PA 19038 • Montgomery County residents only • Free of...

QUEEN OF ANGELS PRESENTATION/TOUR
Posted: 3/4/2014 9:25 AM

Queen of Angels School Are you looking for a quality Catholic Education for your child? Come and visit Queen of Angels On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 10:00 – 11:30 AM The presentation will start at...

Disposal of Debris from Storms (weather permitting due to snow and ice)
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...

2014 Rabies Clinics
Posted: 1/31/2014 1:49 PM

Montgomery County Health Department www.health.montco.org 2014 Rabies Clinics – Dogs, Cats & Ferrets $10.00 per shot Animals must be leashed or in an approved carrier Time: 9am – 11am June 7 th , Abington Recycling...

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...

Willow Grove Train Station Relocation Feasibility Study
Posted: 4/17/2012 1:36 PM

The Willow Grove Train Station Relocation Feasibility Study is available in the documents link on the Associations and Commissions page. The Study can also be viewed by clicking this link. For More Information on this...

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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