UMGA-TV (Comcast 22 / Verizon 33)
Informing the Public
UMGA-TV, Upper Merion Township's government access channel, reaches more than 10,000 homes within the township.
The studio produces and airs all business meetings for the Board of Supervisors
, as well as the boards joint meetings with citizen advisory boards. The channel can be seen live on this website, as well as archives of recent Supervisors' meetings.
Additional major programming includes:
- A monthly township manager's report
- Book Chat: An author interview program
- Coverage of numerous youth sports leagues
- Holiday parades
- Library programming
- Upper Merion Senior Service Center Meetings
- On The Move: A news magazine show
- Remember When: An oral history project
- Senior Scene
- Street Smarts: Traffic information
- Summer concerts
- Township Talk: A popular talk show
The programming is supplemented by a scrolling bulletin board that provides municipal information, as well as news concerning community groups and organizations.
Encouraging Resident Participation
The programming is designed to promote a well-informed public, fully able to participate in the local government process. UMGA-TV has won the first-, second- and third-place awards in the last three years in a state-wide contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors