Public Works - About Us

Director of Public Works - Dennis J. Hinkel     
Is responsible for the direction, administration and coordination of all Public Works operations including the following departments: Roads, Sewers, Parks and Facilities (including building, equipment and vehicle maintenance). The Director also functions as a liaison between the Township Manager and the Public Works Departments.
 

Roads Crew Chief - Randy Schmeltzle
Supervises the Roads Crew in the execution of tasks related to monitoring and maintenance of Township Roads. This includes maintenance of approximately 130 miles of road and over 1200 storm water inlets and various cross pipes in the Township.
 

Dennis J. Hinkel
Director of Public Works

Sewers Crew Chief - Mark Danishefsky
Supervises the Sewer Crew in the execution of tasks related to monitoring and maintenance of Township sewers, including 120 miles of gravity line, nearly 3,500 manholes, various pressure systems and two meter stations.

Parks Crew Chief - Dean Mohr
Supervises the Parks Crew in the execution of tasks related to monitoring and maintenance of Township open space and park grounds that support organized sports. This involves 8 community parks and 15 neighborhood parks, totaling 900 plus acres. Within these 900 acres is over two million square feet of organized play activities.

Facilities Crew Chief - Stan Cupp
Supervises the Facilities Crew in the execution of tasks related to monitoring and maintenance of Township buildings, playground equipment, pavilions, and restrooms in community parks, swimming pool, basketball and tennis courts. Is also responsible for all traffic light signals and school flasher signals located in Lower Macungie Township.

Administrative Assistant - Donna Fowler
Provides administrative support to the Public Works Director and Crew Chiefs. Responds to questions, concerns and complaints regarding Public Works and Municipal Waste.


 

Contact Us

Telephone: (610) 966-4343 (x117)
e-mail: Dfowler@lowermac.com

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Mission Statement

We are a team of Public Servants, dedicated to providing top quality manpower and skills, necessary to implement new projects and maintain quality standards in our Roads, Parks, Sewers and Public Facilities. We are key contributors to the planning and implementation of growth in Lower Macungie Township.

We accept responsibility for working in an effective, efficient and safe manner, at all times, and responding to the needs of the community at the direction of our Township Board of Commissioners.