Macungie Borough offices will be closed November 23rd and Nov 24th. Happy Thanksgiving!
Macungie Borough is accepting Letters of Interest from Borough residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission board to fill a vacant position. The deadline for submission is November 27, 2023. Interested persons must have lived in the Borough limits for at least one year prior to this appointment.
Macungie Borough is accepting Letters of Interest from Borough residents interested in serving on the Water Authority Board to fill a vacant position. The deadline for submission is November 27, 2023, at 4:00 pm. Interested persons must have lived in the Borough limits for at least one year prior to this appointment.
Leaves should be at the curb before 7:00 am. The contractor will NOT make special trips for leaves not placed at the curb after they have picked up leaves in the area.
DO NOT MIX GRASS CLIPPINGS, GARDEN WASTE, TREE OR SHRUB TRIMMINGS IN WITH THE LEAVES.
Macungie Borough Council will be conducting budget workshops on October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20 and December 4, 11, 18 2023 at 6:00 pm. All workshops will be held in the auditorium of the Macungie Institute, 510 E Main Street, Macungie, PA.
October 23, 2023 - Budget Workshop (agenda)
Macungie Borough is seeking applicants for the position of Borough Manager. The position reports directly to the Borough Council and acts as the chief administrative officer of the borough with an overall annual budget of approximately $7.0 million dollars with 12 FT and 5 PT employees. The Borough Manager is responsible for leading all municipal departments, except the police department. The Manager performs high-level leadership, management, administrative, technical, and professional work in directing and supervising the overall administration of the borough.
The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership and communication skills, as well as the ability to operate in a sometimes fluid and fast-paced environment. Candidates must possess at least 5 years of municipal management experience, preferably in Pennsylvania. Candidates must also have appropriate education, training, experience, and knowledge with regard to municipal management, public safety, emergency management, financial management and personnel. Knowledge of the Right to Know Law and the Sunshine Act are preferred. The Borough is seeking a professional who can move the organization forward using best practices and standards.
Salary is competitive, with a comprehensive benefits package.
For a complete Job Description click HERE
To apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
or to the following address:
Borough of Macungie
21 Locust Street
Macungie, PA 18062
Due to Labor Day, The Borough Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023
In preparation for rebuilding Church Street (Partial funding provided by PADOT), sidewalks and curbs need to be repaired to meet Borough Code. Below is some information to help you better understand the process.
1. Inspections will be happening in May and June of 2023
2. Letters indicating repairs will be going to homeowners between May and September
3. ALL inspections and letters are handled by the Borough Engineering Firm (BIA)
4. Letters will arrive in the mail and include drawings and pictures of the items needing repairs.
5. Repairs are the property owner’s responsibility.
6. Borough Hall does NOT provide letters or handle questions on the repairs.
7. All questions and meetings on the needed repairs will be handled by the Borough engineer after you receive the letter from the engineering firm.
8. Included in the letter will be instructions on how to appeal.
9. ALL appeals are heard by the Planning Commission, which makes a recommendation to the council.
10. The Borough Council will make the final determination on each appeal.
11. The repair deadline is normally 6 months from the day the letter is mailed, to provide the property owner extra time it was extended to June 2024.
12. Repair completion will be tracked by the engineering firm.
ALL QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, AND CONCERNS WILL BE HANDLED BY THE ENGINEERING FIRM, NOT BOROUGH HALL.
Macungie Borough, PA is seeking a dedicated and responsible individual who will perform a
broad scope of administrative and financial duties pertaining to the day to day operations ofthe
Borough. This requires a blend ofskill and demeanor to frequently interface with the public
while performing complex financial and administrative duties with proficiency and precision.
Responsibilities include handling Accounts Receivable & Payable; preparing payroll for 3rd
party vendor; utility billing; doing monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts; help prepare
annual budget; providing effective and efficient customer service to Borough citizens and other
constituents; receiving and transmitting public requests, complaints and information to
appropriate staff and Council/Mayor; answering telephones; provide information and assistance
to the public, including answering their questions, directing them to the appropriate person,
researching records and/or transmitting messages to Borough staff and officials. This position
also requires assisting in managing the administrative detail ofthe Borough office and shared
accountability for the provision of consistent, high quality service. QuickBooks used. Union
position. EOE. For the complete job description, please click HERE
The Yard Waste Recycling Center has the mulch/humus you need for spring planting. Loading service is available in APRIL & MAY every Thursday afternoon from 1 PM to 3 PM and every Saturday from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, AT NO CHARGE THIS YEAR. This program is available to permitted Township residents only. If you do not have your free permit, you can apply at Township offices or find the form on the Public Works page at www.lowermac.com. THERE WILL BE NO REFUSE DROP-OFF WHILE THE COMPOST IS BEING LOADED.
***Borough of Macungie residents****
You must have a new sticker for 2023 to enter the site and take advantage of the free loading service.
21 LOCUST ST
MACUNGIE, PA 18062
Resources are out there to help with financial difficulties. Pleas visit PA211.ORG
for more information.
The Borough of Macungie Council meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of each month, except for January 2, February 20, July 3, July 17 and September 4. The council will meet Tuesdays, January 3, February 21, Mondays July 10 and 24, and Tuesday September 5. Borough Council meetings are held in the Auditorium at the Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main Street, Macungie, PA, unless otherwise advertised.
Macungie Borough Planning Commission meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month when there are applications before the Commission.
Macungie Borough Authority meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month as needed at the call of the Chair.
The Zoning Hearing Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, when there are appeals before the Board.
All interested parties are invited to attend.
John A. Brown
In September Borough Council awarded a new Refuse/Recycling contract to the lowest competitive bidder, Whitetail Disposal of Perkiomenville, PA, for a 3-year term with the option for 2 – 1-year extensions for once-a-week collection starting November 1, 2022. The 3-year contract bid price was $1,744,062. With the start of the new contract, the monthly refuse and recycle collection rate per household will increase to $43.75. The Refuse and Recycling industry is experiencing significant inflationary increases in labor, diesel fuel and equipment costs which is reflected in the higher rate cost of refuse and recycle collection.
To view our 2023 Budget Workshop Schedule please click HERE
You can view the upcoming events at the Macungie Institute by clicking HERE
For more information on the West Nile virus please click HERE
LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP compost site passes are now available at the Borough of Macungie for a cost of $25.00 each. Macungie Borough residents MUST submit an APPLICATION
, along with the $25.00 payment, to the Borough of Macungie, 21 Locust Street, Macungie, PA 18062 (DO NOT send it to Lower Macungie Township).
BOROUGH OF EMMAUS permits for the Borough of Emmaus Municipal Compost Facility are available at the Borough of Macungie, Town Hall, at a cost of $20.00 each. For more information, including their hours of operation, click here
or contact Emmaus Borough at (610) 965-9292 or visit their website at www.borough.emmaus.pa.us/
No refunds will be given, if you purchase a Borough of Emmaus yard waste pass, then decide later you would prefer to go to Lower Macungie Township instead. You would have to pay for a Lower Macungie Township pass separately.
Nixle is a notification system to keep you up to date with relevant information about the Borough, such as when snow emergencies are called.
to sign up. Don't forget to sign up for the Borough Notification System (SMART911).