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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Municipal Council Meeting- July 7

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The Municipal Council of Norristown will meet online on July 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Comments from the public on (non-)agenda items can be sent to PIO@norristown.org before the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.

MEETING ACCESS: Join the meeting by phone: 1 (872) 240-3212; ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

COVID-19 mortgage, rent assistance applications with the state

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The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency has just advertised that they are accepting applications for rent and mortgage relief for those who lost income due to the economic slowdown. 

NOTE: These applications may be completed now, but the ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Use of fireworks in Norristown

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The annual fireworks display for the Fourth of July will be noticeably missing this year due to the current public health crisis. But, that does not mean the fireworks should turn into a nightly event in front of residential homes throughout Norristown.&a...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Interactive Hub, what to know, testing and community updates

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LINK TO THE NORRISTOWN CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE HUB

July 1 UPDATE: Masks must be worn at all times* whenever you leave your house. (*- when out in stores, when being socially distant is not possible, on public transportation) Exceptions granted to persons with...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Sale of the Norristown Municipal Waste Authority

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Starting May 12, meetings were conducted online to discuss the potential sale of the Municipality’s wastewater collection and conveyance system to Aqua Pennsylvania. Aqua has made a bid for $82 million to purchase the authority which provides se...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Get rid of unwanted electronics, hazardous waste

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Montgomery County, and neighboring communities, are providing a number of waste removal and pickup options for you, many of them for free. See the attached flyers for more information.

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study

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The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study (Nov. 2019) is now available to view

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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: January 17, 2020

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study

Riverfront Feasibility Study photo in green and orange

The Norristown Riverfront Redevelopment Planning and Feasibility Study (Nov. 2019) is now available to view

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Di

Valerie Scott Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

Norristown, PA 

pio@norristown.org

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO – Norristown Councilwoman Va...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: February 13, 2020

Norristown honored by national government finance association for excellent financial reporting

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The Government Financial Officers Association of the United States and Canada recently announced it has awarded the Municipality of Norristown with its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the comprehensive annual financial...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Northbound Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Detour Begins Jan. 27 Through Fall 2022 in Norristown

Markley Street Map

Northbound Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) Detour Begins Jan. 27 Through Fall 2022 in Norristown

JANUARY 26, 2020 PENNDOT

Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) in Norristown, Montgomery County, will be closed to northbound traffic between Main Street and Elm Stre...

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Posted on: December 20, 2019

Councilwoman Sonya Sanders Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities' Committee

Sonya (Fisher) Sanders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 20, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

The Municipality of Norristown

610-270-0429

pio@norristown.org

Councilwoman Sonya Sanders Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities’

Human Development Committee

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Council Sends Condolences upon the Passing of Hank Cisco

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Council Sends Condolences upon the Passing of Hank Cisco

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Norristown Municipal Council wishes to extend their deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of li...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Wolf Administration Announces Start of Construction to Reconstruct Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) i

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PennDOT - District 6 News

King of Prussia, PA – The Wolf Administration announced today that work will begin on Monday, January 13, on a project to reconstruct and improve Markley Street (U.S. 202 South) and its intersections between Main Street ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Di

Valerie Scott Cooper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 11, 2019

Press Contact:

Gabriela Prete

Norristown, PA 

pio@norristown.org

Norristown Councilwoman Valerie Scott Cooper Re-Elected to the National League of Cities Board of Directors

SAN ANTONIO – Norristown Counc...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Norristown has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Montgomery County Courthouse on Swede Street is the GFOA Cover

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16, 2019    For more information, contact:

Technical Services Center Phone: (312) 977-9700

Fax: (312) 977-4806

E-mail: budgetawards@gfoa.org

(Chicago, Illinois)--Government Finance Officers Association...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Norristown Now Accepting Applications for the Seventh Citizens’ Leadership Academy

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For Immediate Release:  August 15, 2019

Norristown Now Accepting Applications for the Seventh Citizens’ Leadership Academy

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown is pleased to offer the seventh Citize...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Norristown Codes Department Becomes 1st Nationally Accredited Program in Pennsylvania

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Norristown Codes Department Becomes 1st Nationally Accredited Program in Pennsylvania

 

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Municipality of Norristown is proud to announce that its Department of Buildings & Code Enforcement has attained accreditatio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Norristown Municipality Announces Commitment to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy by 2050

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

Smoke Detector Install

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz 

 

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

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Norristown Officials Debut New Firetruck through Capital Improvement Plan

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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: August 26, 2018

Norristown Council approves $10 million CIP Program

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Rep. Bradford announces over $100K in funding for local first responders

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NORRISTOWN, Jan. 22 – State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery, announced a total of $101,078 in state grants awarded to eight fire and EMS companies across the 70th Legislative District.

“Fire and rescue services are the backbone of any ...

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Public Safety News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz

Smoke Detector Install

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2020

Norristown Fire Department’s 4th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Smoke Detector Blitz 

 

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

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Public Safety News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

The Norristown Fire Department to receive the Award of Valor

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For Further Information:

Debbie Fleischman

Fleischman Public Relations

215-313-1575/fleischmandeb@gmail.com

THE NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM CELEBRATES EXCEPTIONAL POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS AT 14TH ANNUAL AWARDS OF VALOR CEREMONY PRESENTED BY THE PHILADELPH...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Back to School Safety

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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

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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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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Public Works Department uses ingenuity to conduct bridge repair

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The Public Works Department, led by Director Thomas N. Odenigbo, P.E., CFM, CSI took on bridge work repairs at several sites around the Municipality of Norristown.  Their ingenuity provided cost saving solutions to the Municipality by having an i...

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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: April 3, 2019

Norristown Municipality Announces Commitment to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy by 2050

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release                                   &am...

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Recent News

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Norristown Parks

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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 Summer Camps & Basketball Leagues.

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