The Municipality of Norristown has released its 2015 Annual Report


 

Media Release

                                                                       

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 6, 2016

 

The Municipality of Norristown has released its 2015 Annual Report

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown has released its 2015 Annual Report outlining municipal accomplishments, challenges, and milestones at the Municipal Council Meeting held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in Council Chambers at Norristown Municipal Hall.  

 

In accordance with the requirements of the Municipal code and in an effort to continue to support the Municipal Council’s goals of increased transparency and improved engagement with the community at large, the first formal Annual Report was released.

 

Among the achieved successes of both Municipal Council and administration in the last fiscal year included;

 

  • Completion of 7 audits in less than 15 months and operating firmly in the black;
  • Reduction of crime by 19%;
  • Increased government transparency and citizen engagement;
  • Not raising taxes in 2015; and
  • Facilitating meaningful community and economic development in Norristown.

 

Referring to the 2015 accomplishments, Council President, Sonya Sanders said, “I’m pleased to report that, through the work of Mr. Jones and the team and with the support of Municipal Council, we have moved forward on the path laid out by the Municipal Council.  The Annual Report not only reflects some of those outcomes of the work undertaken but also identifies opportunities and challenges before us as we pursue sustainability.”

 

More in-depth details on 2015 municipal achievements, challenges and activities are highlighted in the Annual Report, which can be found on the municipal website or by calling the Public Information Office at 610-270-0429.

 

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CONTACT:

Gabriela Prete, Public Information Officer

Norristown Municipality

235 East Airy Street

Norristown, PA 19401 

O: 610-270-0429

C: 484-614-0393                                                                                            

F: 610-275-0687

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Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

info@norristown.org


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