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Township eNews

January 12, 2018

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Community

Christmas Tree Collection

The Christmas Tree Collection general sweep of the township will end on Friday, January 19. Any Christmas trees that need to be picked up after that date must be submitted as a Request for Service.

 

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter weather and cold temperatures can wreak havoc on household plumbing. Use these tips, provided by Aqua America, to help protect your home from costly plumbing repairs.


Aerial Drone Photos of Upper Merion

Saturday, January 13 | 2:00PM

Christ Church (Old Swedes) Hall

After holding their annual Business Meeting, the King of Prussia Historical Society welcomes local resident and licensed drone pilot, Michael Napolitan, as he shares aerial drone photos of Upper Merion and gives a brief overview of current drone technology and uses. Program is free and open to the public. Learn more.

 

Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, January 22 | 2:00PM to 7:00PM

Freedom Hall

 

Community Garden Public Meeting

Wednesday, January 24 | 7:00PM

Freedom Hall

Come hear about the progress for the Community Garden, learn what still needs to be done, and get involved! Share your input as to what you'd like to see the garden become.

More info.

 

Community Center

431 West Valley Forge Road

King of Prussia, PA 19040

610-265-1071

 

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There's always something fun happening at the Community Center! Try a fitness class, learn a new craft, or pick up a sport during Open Gym.

Meeting Schedule

 

MONDAY

January 15

 

Economic and Community Development Committee

7:00PM

Board Room

 

TUESDAY

January 16

 

Environmental Advisory Council Reorganization

7:00PM

Henderson Room

 

Upper Merion Sanitary & Stormwater Authority

7:00PM

Board Room

 

Community Center Complex Advisory Board Reorganization

7:30PM

Community Center Conference Room

 

WEDNESDAY

January 17

 

Board of Community Assistance Reorganization

6:30PM

Board Room

 

Zoning Hearing Board Reorganization

7:00PM

Freedom Hall

 

Shade Tree & Beautification Reorganization

7:00PM

Henderson Room

 

 THURSDAY

January 18

 

No Meetings Scheduled

 

FRIDAY

January 19

 

No Meetings Scheduled

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Congratulations to all of the deserving officers pictured above, both new to Upper Merion Police Department, and those who received promotions at the Board of Supervisors' Business Meeting on Thursday, January 11. We wish you lots of success in your careers!

Parks & Recreation

Flower Show Tickets

This year, see the artists' work come alive with “Wonders of Water” at The Philadelphia Flower Show, running from Saturday, March 3 through Sunday, March 11. Tickets are on sale at the Community Center for $30.

 

Date Night

Friday, January 19 | 5:30PM to 8:30PM

Everyone needs a Date Night! Drop off the kids for a fun filled night of crafts, activities, pizza, and a movie, while you go and enjoy yourself! Learn more.

Library

Build a Compelling Online Presence

Thursday, January 18 | 7:00PM

Understand strategic keyword management and how to build/share content online to project your expertise. You can routinely use this to attract unsolicited inquiries for consulting, speaking engagements and jobs. Register today.

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Family Gaming Night!

Monday, January 15 | 3:00PM to 8:00PM

Stop by Freedom Hall anytime between 3:00PM to 8:00PM to enjoy a Gaming Night with the Library. We will have fun board games and video games for you to try out. Feel free to bring your own games too. Light refreshments will be served. Register today.

Farmers Market

Winter Market

175 West Valley Forge Road
Every Other Saturday
10:00AM-12:00PM
Rain or Shine!

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Congratulations! You've survived the past few weeks of snow, cold and ice. What a way to start off 2018! Saturday is expected to be warmer, if a little wet. Winter isn't over yet, but enjoy the short respite by stopping by the Market this Saturday. Spring Creek Farms will be our only vendor this week, so come for the milk, eggs, and meat.

 

If you haven't joined us before in the off-season, here's how it works:

 

We have a smaller group of vendors, all of whom have a way of pre-ordering. Every other Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, they set up on the lower level of the parking lot behind the Township Building. You can pick up your orders, and most vendors bring a little extra to tempt you.

Environment

The Emerald Ash Borer:
What You Need To Know 

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an invasive pest that is attacking ash trees nationwide and locally in Upper Merion Township. Learn all about this beetle and how it may affect your neighborhood or backyard.

Public Safety

The Upper Merion Township Public Safety Department is a new singular, unified department that encompasses the divisions of police, fire, ambulance, and emergency management services, overseen by Director Tom Nolan, who is also the current Chief of Police.

 

 
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Upper Merion Police

View the crime bulletin archive.

 

Fire & Rescue

Have No Fear - Volunteer!

The Upper Merion Township Fire & Rescue Services is seeking volunteers. Interested in joining? Contact William Daywalt, Deputy Fire Marshal, at 610-205-8554 or find out more on our website.

2040 Comprehensive Plan

Stay Connected
Visit the 2040 Comprehensive Plan page of the township website. This page will be updated with upcoming events and outreach opportunities, as well as data, analyses, and information.


Follow along with the 2040 Comprehensive Plan on Facebook.


Contact
Kyle Brown, Associate Planner
kbrown@umtownship.org

Senior Service Center

Located at the Community Center
431 West Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Join and Enjoy the Benefits! 
Members enjoy a multi-use environment for physical, educational, and recreational activities. For more information about the Center or to join, click here.

Roadway Restrictions

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A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available on the District 6 Traffic Bulletin.

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175 West Valley Forge Road • King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802

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