County News & Updates
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    Bike Montco Workshops

    Norristown, PA (October 15, 2018) – The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC) is offering a free public workshop on Bike Montco: The Bicycle Plan for Montgomery County. The workshop will take place on three dates at various locations. Additional Info...
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    Montgomery County Announces 2018-2019 Office of Public Health Flu Clinic Schedule

    The 2018-2019 flu season is just around the corner and the Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is prepared to offer this year’s flu vaccine at clinics throughout the county. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County

    The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Monday, September 24, 2018 from approximately 7:45PM to 10:30PM. All areas within the highlighted sections of the attached map will be subjected to the spray. Read on...
  4. PARK(ing) Day 2017

    Montgomery County Celebrates PARK(ing) Day in Norristown

    MontcoPA is celebrating PARK(ing) Day 2018 on Friday, September 21 in front of the county courthouse on Swede Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. The public is invited to see how an ordinary parking spot can be transformed into a great public space. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County

    The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from approximately 7:45PM to 11:30PM. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Sponsors Farmer-Brewer Events

    Montgomery County is hosting two AgBrewCulture events on Sept 28 and Oct 18 from 11am-2pm to connect one of its most long-standing communities—its farmers—with the rapidly growing community of Pennsylvania brewers, distillers and malters in MontcoPA Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Montgomery Township, Montgomery County

    The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from approximately 7:45PM to 11:30PM. Read on...
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    “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read on...
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    Office of Drug & Alcohol Releases Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) Data Highlights

    PAYS is conducted every other year, and it is distributed to students in sixth, eighth, tenth, and twelfth grades to assess knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors towards alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. Read on...
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    “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Horsham and Montgomery townships, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Horsham and Montgomery Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    First 2018 Cases of West Nile Virus Disease in a Montgomery County Resident

    The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is currently investigating two probable cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) in humans. Read on...
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    “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Pottstown Borough officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
  16. Upper Providence

    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Providence Township

    The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from approximately 8:30PM to 11:00PM. The alternate date will be Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Read on...
  17. Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove

    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Pottstown Borough and Lower Pottsgrove Township

    The spray event will occur, weather permitting on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from approximately 8:30PM to 12:00AM. The alternate date will be Wednesday, August 29, 2018. Additional Info...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Upper Merion Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Whitpain Township, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Whitpain Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Springfield Township, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Springfield Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    Free Potassium Iodide Tablets Distributed by Office of Public Health on Aug.9

    Montgomery County Office of Public Health will be participating in the Pennsylvania Department of Health Annual Free Potassium Iodide Distribution on August 9, 2018. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Norristown Municipality, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and Norristown Municipality officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    Montgomery County’s Office of Children & Youth and Juvenile Probation Office to Hold Public Hearing

    Montgomery County’s Office of Children and Youth and Juvenile Probation Office will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 6. The purpose of the hearing is to obtain input for the 2019/2020 Child Welfare Needs Based Plan and Budget. Read on...
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    Montco and Lower Salford Township Work Together to Permanently Preserve Hemsley Farm

    Montgomery County has added another farm to its growing list of farms permanently preserved under the Montgomery County Farmland Preservation Program. Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County

    The Office of Public Health (OPH), after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), Lower Moreland Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    Housing Units, Nonresidential Construction Post Second Highest Construction in Five Years

    The number of housing units built and nonresidential square footage completed in Montgomery County in 2017 show a hot suburban real estate market, according to two new reports issued by the Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC). Read on...
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    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Whitemarsh and Plymouth Townships

    The Office of Public Health, after consulting with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Whitemarsh and Plymouth Township officials, will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
  28. Collegeville - Upper Prov.

    Adult Mosquito Spraying in Selected Areas of Collegeville Borough and Upper Providence Township

    The Office of Public Health (OPH) will be adulticiding (spraying) to control the adult mosquito population in selected areas. Read on...
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    “Code Red” Hot Weather Health Warning

    The Montgomery County Commissioners, on the advice of the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety, have declared a Code Red Hot Weather Health Warning for Montgomery County based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Your Way Home to Host 6th Annual Summit

    Montgomery County elected and public officials will join local philanthropic, nonprofit, business, and community partners on Friday, June 8, 2018 at the 6th Annual Your Way Home Summit: Advancing Equity. Read on...
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    Naloxone Distribution and Education Event Tuesday in Pottstown

    The Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol is sponsoring free quarterly Naloxone distribution and education events, with the next event taking place Tuesday, June 5, in Pottstown. Read on...
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    Montco Event Shares Powerful Message of Suicide Prevention Awareness

    Almost 400 people attended a Suicide Prevention Awareness event at Montgomery County Community College to hear Kevin Hines, a suicide attempt survivor, share his story of survival, resilience, and hope. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Sells Series A and B Notes of 2018 - Transaction to Yield $400,000 Savings

    Montgomery County announced the results of a competitive bond refinancing of $43.97 million in Series A and B notes at Thursday’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Financial institutions were invited to submit offers on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Read on...
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    Fourteen Projects Receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants from Montgomery County

    Montgomery County Commissioners today announced that 14 projects in the county will receive Montco 2040 Implementation Grants. The new grants continue an exciting program aimed at implementing the county comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision. Read on...
  35. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health Announces Rabies Clinic Dates

    The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics for the 27th consecutive year. Read on...
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    Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health Announces Rabies Clinic Dates

    The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) will be conducting its annual Low-Cost Rabies Immunization Clinics for the 27th consecutive year. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Achieves Aaa Bond Rating

    Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Montgomery County’s bond rating to Aaa, noting that “the county’s financial position is the strongest it’s been in at least the last six years, with improvement in 2017 that has well exceeded expectations.” Read on...
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    Portion of Schuylkill River Trail to be Closed Temporarily

    A portion of the Schuylkill River Trail is scheduled to be closed temporarily between Swede and Ford streets in Norristown beginning the evening of Sunday, May 6. Read on...
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    Annual Montgomery County Housing Fair Set for April 28

    The process of buying a home is complicated and the Montgomery County Partners for Home Ownership is here to help. Get all your questions answered at the 21st Annual Montgomery County Housing Fair on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read on...
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    ‘Conversations with the Commissioners’ Start Monday in Pottstown--Pennsburg Date Rescheduled

    For the sixth year in a row, the Montgomery County Commissioners are taking their message on the road. Constituents are encouraged to attend a “Conversations with the Commissioners” event to discuss the issues important in their communities. Read on...
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    Recommendations from the Office of Public Health: Start of the 2018 Mosquito Season

    Mosquito season is starting! The Montgomery County Office of Public Health (OPH) is recommending some simple steps that residents can take to protect themselves from insect bites and prevent the spread of insect-borne disease. Read on...
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    Montco Housing Market Surges on 2.3 Percent Median Price Increase in 2017

    The latest report on housing prices in Montgomery County provides a strong argument that the housing market in the county has recovered fully and is in a state of growth following the housing bubble that began to burst in 2007. Read on...
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    Your Way Home Montgomery County 2018 Point-In-Time Count

    Homelessness in Montgomery County has decreased by 37 percent since 2013, as measured by the annual Point-in-Time Count. Read on...
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    Office of Drug and Alcohol Showcases Unintentional Injury Prevention Program

    The Office of Drug and Alcohol in partnership with Aldergate Youth Service Bureau and Abington School District showcased an unintentional injury prevention program called Second Step. Read on...
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    Confirmed Case of Mumps in Montgomery County Child

    The Office of Public Health (OPH) is currently investigating a confirmed case of mumps in an eight-year-old resident. Read on...
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    Montco Organizations Awarded Apprenticeship Grants

    The Commerce Department and MontcoWorks are pleased to announce that four Montco organizations have received grant funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to support pre-apprenticeship and registered apprenticeship programs. Read on...
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    ‘Conversations with the Commissioners’ 2018 Series Dates Announced

    For the sixth year in a row, the Montgomery County Commissioners are taking their message on the road. Constituents are encouraged to attend a “Conversations with the Commissioners” event to discuss the issues important in their communities. Read on...
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    Mumps cases reported in Montgomery County associated with a Delaware Outbreak

    Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Office of Public Health (OPH) is investigating several cases of mumps linked to an outbreak among attendees of a social dance event in Wilmington, DE. Read on...
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    Portion of Germantown Pike to be Closed March 31

    A portion of West Germantown Pike will be closed from 7 a.m. Saturday, March 31 to 7 a.m. Sunday, April 1. The road will be closed between Swede Road and North Whitehall Road for CSX to make necessary repairs to its railroad tracks. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Tuesday, March 20 at 9 p.m. and ending on Thursday, March 22 at 9 a.m. During this time, the temperature and/or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Additional Info...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Tuesday, March 13 at 9 pm and ending on Thursday, March 15 at 9 am. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Naloxone Distribution and Education Event Tuesday in Pennsburg

    The Montgomery County Office of Drug and Alcohol is sponsoring free quarterly Naloxone distribution and education events, with the next event taking place Tuesday, March 13, in Pennsburg. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Declares Emergency in Preparation of Storm

    Montgomery County is declaring a Disaster Emergency and asking residents to prepare for the possibility of significant snow and high winds beginning Tuesday night. All county offices and the Montgomery County Courthouse will be closed Wednesday, March 7. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Tuesday, 3/6 at 9 pm and ending on Thursday, 3/8 at 9 am During this time period, the combination of wind and snow will make for conditions that can threaten life safety. Read on...
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    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of disability and death in children and adolescents in the U.S. According to the CDC, the two age groups at greatest risk for brain injury are ages 0-4 and 15-19. Read on...
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    Your Way Home Launches 2-1-1 Hotline

    The new partnership creates 2-1-1 as a free, 24-hour helpline that connects individuals to the help, support, and information they need. The new 2-1-1 SEPA hotline is part of the national 2-1-1. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Planning Commission Seeks Nominations for 2018 Montgomery Awards

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission is looking for projects and people that represent the best in site design and planning advocacy in MontcoPA and invites the public to submit nominations for the 2018 Montgomery Awards Program by May 1, 2018. Read on...
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    "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

    Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 pm and ending on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 8 am During this time period, the temperature and/or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners Deliver State of the County Report

    Montgomery County Commissioners Dr. Val Arkoosh, Chair; Ken Lawrence, Jr., Vice Chair; and Joe Gale delivered the 2017 reporter on the State of the County at today’s Board of Commissioners meeting. Read on...
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    Third Annual Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Competition Open for Voting

    – The Montgomery County Overdose Task Force and the Office of Drug & Alcohol have teamed up for the third year to host the Prescription Overdose Awareness Billboard Contest, and the winner will be decided by county residents. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Invitation - Montgomery County Voting Machine Open House

    This year, Montgomery County will be purchasing new voting machines and we are inviting all county residents to our Voting Machine Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for MontcoPA through 9 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    "Code Blue" Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. and ending on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m. During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Influenza Activity Increases in Montgomery County

    The Montgomery County Health Department (MCHD) is continuing to see an increase of influenza (flu) cases in Montgomery County and is informing its residents that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine. Read on...
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    Two Trail Projects in Montco Awarded DVRPC Funding

    The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) has awarded funding for two trail projects in Montgomery County through its Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Program. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 9 p.m. and ending on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 9 a.m. Read on...
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    Open House to Kick off Lafayette Street Reconstruction through Norristown

    Montgomery County and Norristown municipal officials will be hosting an open house to discuss the impact and construction plans as the Lafayette Street Expansion Project moves through Norristown. Read on...
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    Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for MontcoPA through 9 am on Friday, 1/19/18. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration

    The Code Blue Declaration has been issued for MontcoPA for the period beginning Saturday, Jan. 13 at 9 a.m. and ending on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 9 am During this time period, the temperature and / or wind chill is expected to be below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    MontcoWorks Awarded Next Generation Industry Partnership Grant

    The Montgomery County Workforce Development Board, MontcoWorks, and the Montgomery County Commerce Department are pleased to announce that MontcoWorks is the recipient of a Next Generation Industry Partnership grant. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

    The Montgomery County Commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Lee Soltysiak as Chief Clerk and Chief Operating Officer of Montgomery County, to replace outgoing Chief Operating Officer Lauren Lambrugo. Read on...
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    “Code Blue” Cold Weather Declaration Extension

    The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County through 12 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. During this time, nighttime temperatures and/or wind chills are expected to be at or below 20 degrees Fahrenheit. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Cannot Accept Prepayment of Real Estate Taxes

    Montgomery County has been receiving numerous inquiries from individuals seeking to prepay real estate taxes for 2018. Under Pennsylvania law, Montgomery County tax collectors are not permitted to accept prepayment for these taxes. Read on...
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