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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Municipal Council Work Session- Sept. 21, 2021

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The Municipal Council of Norristown will meet at the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit on Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. for its monthly work session meeting.

(SEPT. 22 UPDATE: All voting matters before council were approved.)

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for Norristown

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On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law by Pres. Joe Biden. This $1.9 trillion bill provided funding for municipalities as an infusion of resources to meet COVID-19 pandemic response needs and rebuild a stronger,...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

COVID mortgage/rent and utility assistance program in Norristown

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A program to help over 100 homeowners and renters in Norristown opened Wednesday morning.

 

The Emergency Mortgage, Rent and Utility Assistance Program (EMRUA) will provide $205,446 in relief to those who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Advertisement of proposed ordinances

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Municipal Council on Aug. 4, 2021 authorized the advertisement of Ord. 21-10. A vote by council on this ordinance is expected in September.

Ordinance 21-10: Amend portions of the municipality's Zoning Code (CHAPTER 320) to allow for additional fle...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Norristown Municipal Hall Renovation Project

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(NOtice: norristown municipal hall HAS MOVED TO logan commerce center)

Built in 1972, Norristown Municipal Hall currently houses almost every administrative office to manage municipal operations: Norristown Police Department; Norristown Fire Department; ad...

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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

As of Sept. 22, 2021 officials are reporting 65,883 Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, including 1,356 deaths from the virus, which includes 3,542 cases and 87 deaths in Norristown. Please refer...

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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: 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: September 14, 2021

Federal disaster assistance available to Norristown residents

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An emergency major disaster declaration for communities affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida on Sept. 1 was recently approved by President Joe Biden. Montgomery County, being one of the counties covered in the disaster declaration, became available f...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Municipal permit fees waived for Ida-related cleanup efforts in Norristown

Due to the unprecedented flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Ida, the Municipality of Norristown is waiving permit (building, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, energy, fire, and demolition) fees for the repairing of any damages to buildings caused by ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Norristown PD takes action on use of illegal ATVs, dirt bikes

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NORRISTOWN- The Norristown community has experienced an increase in all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and dirt bike activity on municipal streets. These vehicles are operated illegally on public streets without the required registration and insurance. Some of the...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Norristown Police Chief Mark Talbot accepts new post in Virginia

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NORRISTOWN- Municipal officials congratulate outgoing Norristown Police Chief Mark Talbot Sr. as he accepts the chief position of the Hampton Police Department in Hampton, Va.

Talbot, who has led the Norristown Police Department since Nov. 2013, is expecte...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Norristown Municipal Hall readies move to temporary office space

NORRISTOWN- Government offices in Norristown Municipal Hall will be moving out the first week of May to start the renovations of the municipality’s government building.

Municipal Hall is scheduled to be closed on May 4 as offices pack up and move...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Municipal Building/Codes Manager appointed to state construction code review board

Gov. Tom Wolf in early March appointed Norristown Building Code Official & Code Enforcement Manager Amrinder Singh to the state’s Uniform Construction Code Review and Advisory Council (UCC RAC).

 

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Municipal Council issues resolution opposing evictions, CDC extends moratorium on evictions

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[El Concejo Municipal de Norristown aprobó por unanimidad la Resolución 21-14 que incentiva a legisladores estatales y federales a la aprobación y extención del reglamento que evitará el desalojo por ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Gov. Wolf authorizes $1 million for Main and DeKalb redevelopment project

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NORRISTOWN- A project to redevelop a prominent corner in the heart of Norristown’s downtown received a financial bump from the state.

Governor Tom Wolf’s office announced that he has authorized $1 million from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Norristown Council decries act of racism in town

NORRISTOWN- On the morning of Dec. 3, an item was found on a building in downtown Norristown that was covered in racial epithets and objects. The Norristown Police Department is investigating this matter and the item has since been taken down.

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Juneteenth declared a holiday in Norristown

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(Note: This release was originally published on June 18. It was re-published on July 14.)

Norristown Municipal Council Thursday afternoon announced it has declared Juneteenth (June 19) a holiday in the municipality.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

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

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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: 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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Posted on: August 26, 2018

Norristown Council approves $10 million CIP Program

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