County Commissioners

MEMBERS

OVERVIEW


The legislative and executive arm of the Montgomery County government is the three­ member Board of Commissioners. Elected at ­large for four­ year terms, the three choose one of their members to be chairman. Provisions are made for minority party representation as the electorate votes for two from the four candidates seeking the three positions. If a vacancy occurs, the county judges appoint a replacement.

The commissioners name all department heads, as well as most members of the various boards, authorities, and committees. In addition, the commissioners appoint all county employees and, sitting as the Salary Board with the Controller, establish salaries of all employees.

The management of county property and all phases of financial administration, except final audit, also rests with the commissioners. They are responsible for the preparation, adoption and execution of the annual budget, as well as for the taxing of all property, both real and personal, for county purposes. They have jurisdiction over County ­maintained roads and bridges and supervision of the Court House and other county ­operated facilities, such as the Youth Center in West Norriton Township. 

Meetings

  • 10 a.m.
  • Typically, meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of the month
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom until further notice.

​public comment

Public comment will be accepted by mail, email, and virtually in accordance with CDC social distancing guidelines. No in-person attendance or public comments shall be permitted.

AGENDAS, MINUTES & VIDEO RECORDINGS


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
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Live Stream


All Board of Commissioners Meetings will be streamed to Montgomery County Facebook page and uploaded to the County's YouTube channel.

MEETING VIDEO NOTE


Montgomery County reserves the right to edit the posted version of meeting videos to ensure all comments are germane to Montgomery County business or otherwise comply with the requirements of the  Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, 65 Pa.C.S. §§ 701-716, as determined by the County Solicitor.

Welcome Message


This website is designed to be your gateway to information and resources available to residents, business owners, employees, and visitors to Montgomery County, Pa—one of the most diverse, historic, and economically vibrant counties in America.

As the third largest county in Pennsylvania, Montgomery County is home to more than 820,000 residents. There are scores of major employers and industries that have chosen Montgomery County to locate and expand. Within our 487 square miles, we have award-winning trails and parks, including Valley Forge National Historic Park. There are also countless locations to shop, take in a show, or enjoy a wide range of food.

County officials and employees take pride in serving the people who call Montgomery County home, build a business here or come for a visit. The services provided by our employees cover social needs, business development, employee training, recreational opportunities, public safety, courts, roads, and bridges. 

Whether you are a lifelong resident, a first time visitor, or entrepreneur, welcome to Montgomery County. We hope our website helps you make the best of your time here.

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