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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Norristown's LERTA receives ICMA Excellence Award


The Municipality of Norristown was honored by The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) with a Strategic Leadership and Governance Award at their 104th Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.  

Norristown received 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.  Learn more bout the Planning and Municipal Development Department and the LERTA program. 


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