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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Fair Housing Rights Center information

The Mission of the Fair Housing Rights Center in Southeastern Pennsylvania (FHRC) is to ensure equal access to housing opportunities to all persons.

 

The Fair Housing Rights Center in Southeastern Pennyslvania (FHRC) was originally organized in 19...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Norristown Day - April 6th 9AM-3PM

Norristown Day Map

A partnership between the Norristown Chamber of Commerce, Elmwood Park Zoo, and the Municipality, Norristown Day will be a culmination of six separate activities occurring along Harding Boulevard from the new Norristown Recreation Center and baseball fiel...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Members of Council and municipal staff gathered on February 12, 2019 to celebrate the opening of Arbor Knoll, the third development project by Progressive Housing. 

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

2019 Fee Schedule now available

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2019 Fee Schedule now available  

The new adopted Fee Schedule for the fiscal year of 2019 is now in effect.

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

2019 Adopted Budget

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MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN

2019 ADOPTED BUDGET

The Municipal Council of Norristown has adopted a $35 million budget at the December 20, 2018 Budget Meeting with no millage increase for 2019. 

ORDINANCE NO. 18-09 of 2018

Previous Meetings an...

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

Audubon Magazine

Audubon in Action

How an Audubon Educator Transformed an Entire Pennsylvania Community with Native Plants

Thanks to some seeds, soil, and a lot of dedication, students are learning about science, connecting with nature, and greening the city of Norristown.

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Council President helps the Laborer's Local 135 donate 50 coats

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Council President helps the Laborer's Local 135 Donate 50 Coats to Eisenhower and Stewart Middle School

Council President Sonya Sanders was on hand to assist the Laborer's Local 135 in donating 50 winter coats to Eisenhower Science & Technology Leaders...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Swiss Farms Grand Opening

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Swiss Farms opens 1st store in 10 years in Norristown! 

Left to Right: Swiss Farm representatives, Cruiser the mascot, Council President Sanders, Vice President Perry, Councilwoman Brady, Municipal Administrator Jones

Located at 220 West Main Stree...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

CLA graduates receive certificates at the December Council Meeting

CLA graduation 12/4/18

Citizens' leadership academy

Certificate Night at the December Council Meeting

A the December 4, 2018 Council meeting, ten participants received certificates of completion from Council for successfully completing the Citizens' Leadership Academy.  ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

ICMA presents Council with the Excellence in Local Government Award

ICMA Excellence In Local Government Program Award

ICMA Excellence In Local Government Program Award 

A representative from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) presented plaques for the Excellence in Local Government Program Award for the Local Economic Revitalization Tax A...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Health Partners Foundation Awards 100K in Scholarships

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Health Partners Foundation Awards 100 K in Scholarships

On June 18, 2018, Council President Sonya Sanders was on hand to assist in awarding 13 local high school students in Southeastern PA with scholarships.  An article in Fun Times was printed to...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Pothole Patching Taskforce

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The Public Works Department has been hard at work filling all visible potholes on most municipal streets and roads.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Police Dog Gets Body Armor

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Norristown Police Department’s K9 Jerry has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting

Members of Council and municipal staff gathered on February 12, 2019 to celebrate the opening of Arbor Knoll, the third development project by Progressive Housing with the County Commissioners and organizations responsible for the projects. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

New Business Announcement - Swiss Farms

Swiss Farms

New Business Announcement

Swiss Farms has now opened their fist Montgomery County location in Norristown!  The store located at 220 West Main Street is the first expansion for the Delaware chain in ten years.  

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Norristown's LERTA receives ICMA Excellence Award

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The Municipality of Norristown was honored by The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) with a Strategic Leadership and Governance Award at their 104th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.  

Norristown received the award in the 10...

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Planning - Highlights
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Historic Facade Program

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This program helps to eliminate conditions detrimental to the public's health, safety, and welfare by upgrading and replacing antiquated community infrastructure.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Services

Subway transit

These are the four principle ways in which the Planning and Municipal Development Department shapes development to ensure consistency with the Comprehensive Plan.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Norristown Fire Department’s 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

Smoke Detector Install

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2019 

Norristown Fire Department’s 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr.   Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz 

 

NORRISTOWN, PA –The Norristown Fire Department will honor...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

New Quint Firetruck

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

NORRISTOWN, PA – Norristown Officials announced today the debut of a new dual purpose engine and ladder that went into service on December 31, 2018.  The new 2018 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Norristown Council Focuses on Keeping Norristown Beautiful

Press Conference at Poley Park

NORRISTOWN, PA – In a demonstration of its continued commitment to addressing long-standing issues in the community, the Municipal Council of Norristown announced today they will hold a press conference on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Norristown’s LERTA Program wins Strategic Leadership and Governance Award

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete,

June 5, 2018 Public Information Officer

610-270-0429

Norristown’s LERTA Program wins Strategic Leadership and Governance Award from the International City/County Management Association (ICM...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Norristown Municipality Wins Diversity and Inclusion Award at Congressional City Conference

ICMA Diversity Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 5, 2018

 Norristown Municipality Wins Diversity and Inclusion Award at Congressional City Conference

NORRISTOWN, PA — April 5, 2018 —The National League of Cities (NLC) recognized Norristown Municipali...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Norristown Embarks On Phase I of its Comprehensive Road Maintenance Plan

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NORRISTOWN EMBARKS ON PHASE I OF ITS COMPREHENSIVE ROAD MAINTENANCE PLAN TARGETING THE 50 WORST ROADS IN TOWN

 

Municipality of Norristown 

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 

 

Norristown Launches Phase I of its Comprehensive ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 30, 2018

Municipality Launches New Economic Development Website for Norristown www.NorristownNow.org

Norristown Now

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete, 

August 3, 2017 Public Information Officer Phone: 610-270-0429 

Municipality Launches New Economic Development Website for Norristown www.NorristownNow.org

 

NORRISTOWN, P...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

The Norristown Fire Department Issues Fire Safety Tips This 4th of July

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete,

June 29, 2018 Public Information Officer

610-270-0429

The Norristown Fire Department Issues Fire Safety Tips This 4th of July

NORRISTOWN, PA – As the 4th of July Holiday approaches, The Nor...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Council Statement on the Acquisition of 340 Harding Boulevard

Future Recreation Center

PRESS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete,

October 5, 2017 Public Information Officer

610-270-0429

Council Statement on the Acquisition of 340 Harding Boulevard

NORRISTOWN, PA – In the interest of full transparenc...

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Posted on: August 26, 2018

Norristown Council approves $10 million CIP Program

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Norristown Officials respond to inquiries about 805 Noble Street

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release Contact: Gabriela Prete,

September 19, 2017 Public Information Officer

610-270-0429

Norristown Officials respond to inquiries about 805 Noble Street

NORRISTOWN, PA – Recently inquires have been made on a property in the muni...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Municipality Releases Results of Resident Feedback on Public Safety

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Municipality of Norristown 

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 

 

Municipality Releases Results of Resident Feedback on Public Safety 

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – On the heels of their first successful stop o...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

NPD Town Hall

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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

NFD Day of Service

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2019

Norristown Fire Department’s 3rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr.  

Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

NORRISTOWN, PA –The Norristown Fire Department will honor the legacy of Dr. Mar...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 9, 2019

NPD welcomes new Policewoman Tiffany Bobb

New Police Officer Tiffany Bobb

The Norristown Police Department welcomed the newest police officer to the force, Tiffany Bobb.  Pictured with Police Chief Mark, Captain Rich Clowser and Judge Hunsicker at the January 7, 2019 Council Meeting.  

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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

New Quint Firetruck

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

NORRISTOWN, PA – Norristown Officials announced today the debut of a new dual purpose engine and ladder that went into service on December 31, 2018.  The new 2018 ...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

NFD receives new firetruck through CIP

New Quint 27

As part of the 2017-2021 Capital Improvement Plan, the Norristown Fire Department has a new firetruck added to their fleet.  The new Quint 27 was built at the E-One facility in Ocala, FL.           &am...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: November 7, 2018

NPD takes part in Unity Softball Game

Unity Softball Game 2

On Sunday, November 4, 2018, members of the Norristown Police Department took part in a community 

Unity softball game hosted by the George Washington Carver Center. 

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Public Safety News
Posted on: October 23, 2018

NFD recognizes staff achievement

NFD Lee and Hicks

Congratulations to Norristown Fire Department’s Captain Lee and Hicks on achieving advanced level certification in Emergency Management!  

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Public Safety News
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Norristown Fire Department Firefighter McIntyre In Iceland as Instructor

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The Norristown Fire Deptartyment Firefigter Andrew McIntyre had the unique opportunity to be an international instructor at the October Icelandic Association for Search & Rescue ICE-SAR 2018 conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. FF McIntyre presented his ...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

NPD hosts Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop

The Norristown Police Department hosted a Coffee with a Cop on October 3, 2018. This is an opportunity for the community to meet their police staff, discuss community relations over a cup of coffee. 

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Public Safety News
Posted on: September 1, 2018

Med Return Box at NPD

Med Return

The Municipality of Norristown now has a permanent MedReturn Drug Collection Unit. 

The Norristown Police Department has partnered with The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office to establish a permanent MedReturn drug col...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Back to School Safety

Fire trucks and ambulance parked in the road

The new school year is starting! Be aware of children walking to and from school and of reduced speed limits in school zones.

Public Safety News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

MONTCO Sheriff Unveils Mobile App

Policeman showing young man his motorcycle

A new free mobile phone app will allow users to stay on top of the latest news from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. The MontcoPASheriff App provides one-touch access to MCSO services and news and is available to download on iOS and Andro...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Police Dog Gets Body Armor

Police dog sitting down

Norristown Police Department’s K9 Jerry has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Lane/Road Restrictions and Closures

Road Work Expected

Street Closures

Main and Mill Street water main break

Stanbridge between Elm and Beech Road closed 

Lafayette Street Expansion Project 

Date of Work:     Start & Finish: 1/14/19 – 1/19/19 

Name of Road...

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Public Works - Highlights
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Homeowners Reminded to Prepare Now to Avoid Frozen Water Pipes

Water System

PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER URGES CUSTOMERS TO PREPARE NOW FOR COLD WEATHER TO AVOID FROZEN PIPES

 

HERSHEY, Pa. (November 20, 2018) – With forecasted below-freezing temperatures coming soon, Pennsylvania American Water today urg...

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Public Works - Highlights
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Street Repair

Overseeing Construction

Depending on funds available, each year Norristown receives bids for repairing and paving streets in the Municipality.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Report a Pothole

Norristown Public Works Vehicle Working on Road

Report a pothole or a street light outage to the Public Works Department.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2018

Chamber of Commerce Managers Meeting

Chamber managers meeting

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MANAGERS MEETING

 

As a thank you to the participating Municipal Managers, the Chamber donated a book on behalf of each manager to the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library as part of the Books Work Program. — wi...

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Recent News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Census 2020 Now Hiring

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Camp Registration

Summer Camp2

2019 Summer Camp Registration is here and we are ready to start planning the Greatest Summer of All Time with you! 

Camp locations: Hancock Elementary, Elmwood Park, NEW Norristown Recreation Center

Time: 8:45am-3:00pm Monday through Friday

Field Tr...

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Recreation News
Posted on: February 2, 2019

Youth Baseball and Cal Ripken League

Norristown Recreation - Logo

Register for the 2019 Norristown Recreation Association Youth Baseball League!

Learn the skills that will help mold and develop your future career!

Registration opens Monday February 11th, 2019 

Season begins Saturday March 30th, 2019

We are offering...

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Recreation News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Norristown Parks

Table and Seating Outdoors

Check out Norristown parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Recreation

Outdoor Concert With a Large Crowd

Norristown Rec provides programming year round for all community members, youth, families, and seniors.

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Programs

Baseball Field With Woods Behind

The Recreation Department provides programs for children and adults throughout the year including a bocce and softball league.

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