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Stay connected with Norristown Municipal Council, learn more about Council initiatives, events, and legislation. This news page highlights policy changes, council procedures, and is updated frequently.   Follow municipal social media pages, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  

January 2019

Sonya (Fisher) Sanders - More InformationSonya Sanders re-elected as President 

January 7, 2019 - Councilwoman Sonya Sanders was re-elected as the Municipal Council President at the January re-organization meeting.  This is Sanders fourth consecutive year as President.  Her term expires on December 31, 2021.   (see bio)
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Heather Lewis - More InformationHeather Lewis elected as Vice President 

Councilwoman Heather Lewis was elected to the Vice President role at the January re-organization meeting, this is the first year for the 2nd District councilwoman.  Her term expires on December 31, 2019. (see bio)

New Police Officer Tiffany BobbJanuary 7, 2019 - At the January Council Meeting Tiffany Bobb received the oath of office as an entry level police officer in the Norristown Police Department.  Officer Bobb is the fifth female officer hired on the force.   Pictured here with Chief Talbot, Judge Hunsicker and Captain Clowser.  

In the News: New Police Officers are Ready to Serve the Community After Graduating From MCCC’s Municipal Police Academy - Around Ambler
Council at Centre Theater Event January 26, 2019 - Council President Sonya Sanders and 4th District Councilman Hakim Jones attended the unveiling of the newly renovated Centre Theater in downtown Norristown.

Learn more about Centre Theater

       

February 2019

Deputy Fire Chief Swearing inFebruary 5, 2019 - Council President Sonya Sanders swears in first ever career Deputy Fire Chief Richard Lockhart in the Norristown Fire Department. Chief Lockhart started his career 32 years ago, and will also assume the duties of the Fire Marshal.  

In the News: Norristown Appoints Deputy Fire Chief - The Times Herald 
Arbor Knoll Ribbon Cutting
February 13, 2019 - Members of municipal council celebrated the opening of Arbor Knoll, the third development project for Progressive Housing in Norristown.  

Learn more about the Arbor Knoll Townhome development.

In the News:  Arbor Knoll community in Norristown holds ribbon-cutting - The Times Herald


Legislation: 


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In the News:


Norristown Council holds reorganization meeting By Oscar Gamble

Norristown officials debut 'Quint' The Times Herald

Norristown appoints deputy fire chief By Oscar Gamble

Norristown council considers streetlight overhaul By Oscar Gamble

Norristown holds pair of redevelopment forums By Oscar Gamble

Developers update Norristown council on projects By Oscar Gamble

Norristown Council honors citizen leaders

Norristown council recognizes code department

Norristown adopts budget with no tax increase

Norristown swears in 2 officers, becomes Keep America Beautiful affiliate



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