The Township Office will remain open, but will restrict visits. If any information is needed, residents should please call the Township Office at 724-335-3517 before making a trip.
The April 28, 2020, Primary Election has been changed to June 2, 2020. However, with everything that is happening with the COVID-19 virus, that could change again. The Election Bureau will keep us updated. Please keep checking the site for more details as they are available.
About Upper Burrell Township
Established in 1879, Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, PA, is a rural farming community of 15.6 square miles with approximately 2,326 residents. We are a growing community in both population and industry. We are proud to have located within our community Alcoa Technical Center, Penn State University and the Westmoreland Business and Research Park.
Our residents enjoy country living while minutes away from regional shopping areas. As with any township, we are rich with history. From the thriving family businesses in the past, to the educational and industrial center, what we have become today makes Upper Burrell Township a distinctive community.
Upper Burrell Township is a Township of the Second Class, and it is governed by a board of supervisors. The board consists of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term. Be sure to check out the Board & Administrative Section for meeting minutes.
Township Supervisor Meetings
Supervisor's meetings are normally held on the first Wednesday of the month, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Click the Agenda link on the right to see the agenda for the upcoming meeting. Agenda's are normally available on the Monday before the meeting.
The regular meeting of the Upper Burrell Board of Supervisors has been changed to Wednesday, June 10, 2020, beginning at 7:00 pm, at the Municipal Building, 3735 – 7th Street Road, Upper Burrell, PA, due to election requirements of Westmoreland County caused by Covid-19.
Public participation through written comments is encouraged and preferred due to COVID-19. Written comments may be submitted by US Mail or the Township's email account, firstname.lastname@example.org, up until 4pm on 6/10/2020. The agenda is available at the Township website or municipal building. Physical presence by the public and residents will be limited and subject to Governor Wolf's Facemask and Safe Distance (6 feet) Orders. No one will be permitted into the meeting without a facemask. Please refrain from physically attending the meeting due to COVID-19 unless your issue needs immediate attention.
Other News and Information
Funds available for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation
Westmoreland County residents may be eligible for funds to rehabilitate homes they own and
Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. At no cost to donors, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in Pennsylvania or West Virginia.
Get rid of your old medications
Now located at the Township building is a container that all residents can use to discard old, no longer needed, prescriptions, prescription patches, medications, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples, and pet medications. Will not accept hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, ointments, lotions or needles, medications from businesses, liquids, thermometers.