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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Municipal Council Meeting- March 2

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The Municipal Council of Norristown will meet online on March 2 at 7:30 p.m. for its monthly meeting. Public comment is due by 6:30 p.m. on March 2 at PIO@Norristown.org featuring the speaker's name and address for the record.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Mortgage/rent and utility assistance program launches 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 March 2, 2021 authorized the advertisement of Ordinances 21-05.

Ordinance 21-05: This ordinance proposes to allow the municipality to accept the stretch of Lafayette Street between Barbadoes and Ford streets into its street pl...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

EXAMINATION NOTICE - ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER

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EXAMINATION NOTICE 

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF 

THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN 

ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER 

Forms required to be completed and submitted for application for the position of ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER for the Muni...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Repairing the Rec Center, Elmwood Park fields

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In 2020, stormy weather resulted in a tree falling into the Elmwood Park pavilion, and then a major flood destroyed the park's ball fields and  damaged the Norristown Recreation center. Claims were filed with our insurance for these capi...

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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 March 4, officials are reporting 47,320 Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County, including 1,233 deaths from the virus, which includes 2,796 cases and 72 deaths in Norristown. Please refer to th...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Norristown Municipal Hall Renovation Project

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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: 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: 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

Corner of Main and DeKalb streets

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 18, 2020

New fire safety vehicle added to Norristown Fire Department’s fleet

NORRISTOWN- The Norristown Fire Department announces the acquisition of a new fire safety house made possible through the municipality’s first Capital Improvement Plan. The fire safety house is a custom built mobile educational trailer that will...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Quick Ticket program created in Norristown for Code violations

The Municipal Council of Norristown on Dec. 1 approved an ordinance creating a new program to handle certain Code violations in the municipality.

Ordinance 20-19 creates a new chapter in the Municipal Code: Chapter 240- Property Maintenance Quick Ticket Pr...

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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.

Municipal Hall and offices will ...

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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: 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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Posted on: February 22, 2021

EXAMINATION NOTICE - ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER

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EXAMINATION NOTICE 

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION OF 

THE MUNICIPALITY OF NORRISTOWN 

ENTRY LEVEL FIREFIGHTER 

Forms required to be completed and submitted for application for the position of ENTRY-LEVEL FIREFIGHTER for the Muni...

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