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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Advertisement of proposed ordinances

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Municipal Council on Nov. 17, 2020 authorized the advertisement of Ordinances 20-17, 20-18 and 20-19.

Ordinance 20-17: This ordinance proposes to amendment the Zoning Map to rezone 700 Sterigere St. from RE (Recreation) to LIMU (Limited Industrial Mixed Us...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

The approved Municipality of Norristown 2021 budget

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Budget unanimously adopted on Nov. 17, 2020

The 2020 effect on the 2021 budget

There is no denying the toll that the coronavirus pandemic has had on communities throughout the country, and Norristown is no different. In the spring, council approved to remov...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Norristown Municipal Hall Renovation Project

Municipal Hall Rendering (Front)

Built in 1972, Norristown Municipal Hall currently houses almost every administrative office to manage municipal operations: Norristown Police Department; Norristown Fire Department; administration; building and code enforcement; finance; and planning and...

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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 Nov. 23 county officials are reporting 18,832 Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, including 862 deaths from the virus, which includes 1,503 cases and 57 deaths in Norristown. Please refer t...

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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: 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

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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Posted on: November 20, 2020

RFPs go out to redevelop core downtown Norristown site

Corner of Main and DeKalb streets

For immediate release Nov. 20, 2020

The Municipality of Norristown, partnering with the Montgomery County Redevelopment Authority (RDA), is seeking a qualified developer to redevelop a site in downtown Norristown into an impactful, creative mixed-use prope...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

COVID affecting trash/yard waste pickup by Mascaro

(A signed, PDF copy of the letter can be read here)

November 10, 2020

Dear Resident:

As you know, our company has provided consistent and efficient waste removal/recycling services in your community for many years. However, since the presence of COVID-19, ou...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Norristown Fall 2020 Newsletter

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Slipping into residential mailboxes throughout the municipality, the Fall 2020 newsletter has information about economic development, the election, the 2021 budget, and more! Please check out the electronic version here

If you did not receive a hard copy t...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

The Municipality of Norristown to Participate in Regional Effort to Combat Climate Change

(Montgomery County, PA – August 7, 2020) – The Municipality of Norristown is excited to announce that it will be collaborating with several other local communities, the Montgomery County Planning Commission, and the Delaware Valley Reg...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Juneteenth declared a holiday in Norristown

Official 2020 council photo

(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.

Municipal Hall and offices will ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Norristown responds to County Commissioner Joe Gale’s June 1 statement

(Note: This release was originally published on June 2. It was re-published on July 14.

NORRISTOWN- The statement made by Montgomery County Commissioner Joe Gale on June 1 regarding recent protests and riots in Philadelphia was not issued on behal...

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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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Posted on: January 28, 2020

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

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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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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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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: 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: 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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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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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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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: October 15, 2020

Leaf collection 2020

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Starting Oct. 19, Public Works will be picking up leaves once a week throughout the municipality. The pickup schedule and routes will match the same day as street sweeping.

You can view a full list of street routes in this document.

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

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

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For Immediate Release                                   &am...

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