The Public Information Office provides information via various channels to residents and visitors of Upper Merion Township. The website contains a full schedule of government meetings, an events calendar, recreational activities, the UMGA-TV program schedule, agendas and minutes for various meetings, and seasonal information such as summer concerts, leaf collection, snow removal, and other special events.
The township also produces a published newsletter, Township Lines, a weekly eNewsletter, updates for the Board of Supervisors, and press releases on an ongoing basis to the area’s media outlets.
In addition to written and online communications, the Public Information Office also includes UMGA-TV, the township’s government access station. UMGA-TV produces and airs all Board of Supervisors’ public meetings, joint meetings with citizen advisory boards, senior citizen programming, news and information regarding township events, activities, programs, and special seasonal reports.
The programming is supplemented by a scrolling bulletin board that provides municipal information, as well as news concerning community groups and organizations. UMGA-TV reaches more than 10,000 homes in Upper Merion Township and has won numerous state and national awards for the excellence and diversity of its programming. It is available on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon Channel 33, and streams 24/7 on the website.