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Middletown Township is Open for Business!

As Middletown Township and the surrounding region begin to reopen following COVID-19 closures, many local businesses are resuming operations.

The Middletown Township Economic Reopening Task Force, a group of local business leaders and elected officials, has been working to provide assistance for businesses in the Middletown Township community.  The Taskforce has created a public information campaign, "Middletown Safe," to spread the word that businesses are opening back up again. 

A sign program is launching Friday, June 12th, and will provide Middletown Township businesses with kits free of charge that include floor decals, yard signs, and fliers.  

Businesses can pick up sign packages at the Middletown Township Municipal Center; Robin Kemmerer Associates, Inc., in Levittown; and Inspire Federal Credit Union in Langhorne.  Additional information can be found   on our website .

The Taskforce has also created an online information portal with important resources for small businesses reopening to a new set of community safety procedures.
Middletown Township Playgrounds Now Open

After one week of being in the "yellow phase" of reopening and as active COVID-19 cases continue to trend downward, the Middletown Township Board of Supervisors has decided to reopen all playgrounds at Middletown Township parks.  


Visitors and their children are encouraged to practice social distancing out of respect for others. Frequent hand washing and hand sanitizing should be practiced before and after children play.

Township Launches Redesigned Website
The Township recently launched a newly redesigned website, middletownbucks.org.  The new site now reflects the Township's visual identity and  features an easy to use menu that remains available on all pages, allowing information to be located within a few clicks.

The new site features a COVID-19 portal for residents with helpful information and resources. T his portal can be found on the Resident Safe page .

The new website design also features an accessibility  tool allowing visitors to modify text sizes, languages, and color schemes.
Submit Requests for Service with MTGo!

In response to the demand to provide contactless services amid COVID-19 closures, Middletown Township has launched MTGo, a brand new platform for residents and community members to alert the Township of service needs in the community.

Residents have the option to submit service requests for issues including potholes, code violations, downed trees, and streetlight outages, to name a few.

Residents can access MTGo via the Township  website and at mtgo.co .
Yellow & Green Phase Guidance

Governor Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health transitioned Bucks County to the "Yellow Phase" of reopening on Friday, June 5.  Restaurants are permitted to offer outdoor dining, retail establishments may reopening, and gatherings of up to 25 people are allowed.

Indoor shopping such as malls, indoor dining, gyms, and salons are not permitted to reopen until the Green Phase.

Additional information about the Yellow Phase and Green Phase of reopening can be found on the Governor's website.
Tax Deadlines Coming in July
In response to the COVID-19 emergency, income and real estate tax filing deadlines have been extended to provide residents additional time to remit payments.

State and federal income taxes are now due on July 15th.  Middletown Township earned income taxes are also due by July 15th to Keystone Collections.

Middletown Township and Bucks County extended the face-value deadline for 2020 real estate taxes by 30 days to July 30, 2020.  To inquire about paying your property taxes, please contact Middletown Township Tax Collector Ray Chapman.
Response to Ongoing Protests

The following is an excerpt from an open letter to the Middletown Township Community from the Board of Supervisors.

Middletown Township is a community comprised of individuals from many different cultures, religions, and human experiences. We are extremely proud of this diversity. The Township actively works to cultivate unity and support our differences. A diverse Middletown is one that is inclusive of all persons, races, ethnicities, religions, beliefs, and abilities. Diversity is what makes this community our community.

To the protestors: we stand with you and our police and emergency responders stand ready to protect your right to peaceably assemble and be heard, and we promise to listen as you speak. 

To our police officers: we stand with you and thank you for putting yourselves at risk to keep our community safe and protect our neighbors. 

To the looters and those who seek to take advantage of this unrest to commit crimes: we will protect our community. Your actions are unwelcome here.

Please click here to read the full response to the ongoing protests.
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