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.
Important News and Updates
- The Upper Burrell Township Board of Supervisors will hold Budget Workshop Meetings on Tuesday, October 22 & Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 11:00 am to discuss the 2020 budget. The meeting will be held at the Upper Burrell Township Municipal Building, 3735 Seventh Street Road, New Kensington, PA and is open to the public.
- Children’s Halloween Party - Friday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Township Building
- Recycling Center Flyer
- Landlord Occupancy Inspection Ordinance
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.
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.