Borough Council Vacancies

Jenkintown Borough Council is seeking to fill two vacancies on Borough Council.  Each appointment shall continue until the first Monday in January after the next municipal election (November 2017), when an eligible person shall be elected to each office for the remainder of each term (January 1, 2019 and January 1, 2021, respectively).

Interested persons much be a registered elector having resided in the Fourth Ward for one year continuously from the date of the appointment.  Letters of Interest and resumes should be submitted by 4:00 PM on Thursday December 8th.  Interviews will be scheduled on the evening of Monday December 12th before the regularly scheduled Council Meeting. Continue reading Borough Council Vacancies

Winter Open House on December 8th

All Borough families and friends are invited to join state Rep. Steve McCarter and his staff for a Winter Open House from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. next Thursday, Dec. 8, at their office in Glenside. Stop by 115 E. Glenside Ave., Suite #8 to find out about state government services. Congressman Brendan Boyle’s office, which is in the same complex, will also be participating in the event and will be available to answer any federal government-related questions you may have.

To help Rep. McCarter plan for the open house, please call his office at (215) 572-5210 to RSVP so that he knows you’ll be joining. Continue reading Winter Open House on December 8th

Light Up the Square this Saturday, December 3rd!

The Jenkintown Recreation Board is proud to host our annual “Light up the Square” event this Saturday, December 3rd at 6:00 PM in Town Square.

Please join us as we celebrate the holidays with a tree lighting and a visit by Santa Claus himself!

Refreshments provided by Velvet Sky Bakery & Café and Sweet Escape Cupcakery. Enjoy hot cocoa and mini-cupcakes in the square or free cookies inside Velvet Sky Café.

While snacking, delight in a performance by the Jenkintown High School Brass Ensemble. Continue reading Light Up the Square this Saturday, December 3rd!

Holiday Season Parking

Jenkintown Borough is pleased to announce that the Holiday parking schedule begins November 25, 2016 and will continue through the end of December.  All metered parking is free Wednesday evenings after 4:00 P.M. and all day Saturday & Sunday.  All parking fees are waived on those days/times at any metered spot on the street or in either municipal lot.

Thanksgiving Holiday Information

Borough Hall Hours – November 23, 2016: Jenkintown Borough Hall will have amended hours on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.  Borough Hall will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Borough Hall Closed – November 24, 2016 and November 25, 2016: Jenkintown Borough Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Borough Hall will reopen on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

Trash and recycling collection will remain on its regular schedule and will still be collected on Friday, November 25, 2016.