Norristown wins ICMA’s Strategic Leadership and Governance Award

Norristown wins ICMA’s Strategic Leadership and Governance Award


NORRISTOWN, PA – Today, the Municipality of Norristown announced that it will be honored by The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) with a Strategic Leadership and Governance Award at their 104th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD in September.

The award, initiated in 2006, serves to honor and acknowledge achievements in government management by recognizing innovative programs that have significantly impacted the local government’s strategic direction.  ICMA received over 150 nominations in five professional and five program excellence awards categories.

“Receiving recognition from the world’s most prestigious professional local government management association is another indication that Norristown’s political and administrative leadership are strategically working together to move the city in the right direction,” said Council President Sonya Sanders.  “Council will continue to pursue smart economic growth for our town and we are proud that our Municipal Administrator is a Credentialed ICMA manager.”

Norristown will receive the award in the 10,000 – 49,999 population category for the economic impact of it’s effective implementation and the Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance (LERTA) program.  LERTA is a creative way to encourage owner-driven revitalization and new construction in the Municipality's Redevelopment Area.  The Luxor Lifestyle complex, a $27 million development on Luxor Lane, took part in the LERTA program to bring 157 luxury lifestyle apartments to the Municipality in 2017.  The success of that project led to the development of a 38-unit phase two projects the same year.

For more information please contact the Public Information Office at 610-270-0429.



Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

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

Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties: via @YouTube

Looking for something to do? Free outdoor concert tonight 7pm ar Elmwood Park! @pedroAMAriachi will begin in 15mins!

RT @MontcoPA: Join Montgomery County officials, residents, and community leaders on Friday, August 31 at 8:30am on the #MontcoPA courthouse…

Looking forward to tonight's show, @mariachi4you will perform at 7pm ar Elmwood Park as part of the Summer Concert…

Norristown Council tours Riverfront Properties
Norristown Council Meeting held on August 8, 2018
Norristown Recreation Fall Programs
The Municipality Focuses on Keeping Norristown Beautiful

On July 31, 2018 Plymouth Ambulance and Norristown Fire Department conducted joint UTV training. Members from both Departments trained on incline ascents and descents, winch use for evacuation and overall UTV safety and operations.
From the gallery Norristown Fire Department

Members of Council celebrated the Grand Opening of Timshel Coffee. They are located downtown at 104 E Main Street.
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017

Councilwoman Valerie Cooper with Dan Drake, Vice President, at the Mercy LIFE Norristown Groundbreaking
From the gallery Municipal Council and Staff 2017