Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service 2018

Every year, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is honored as a Day of Service for people to improve their communities and assist people in need. Many schools, churches and community groups organize service projects for school students who have the day off. Below you can find a listing of Day of Service work in the area should you like to participate: Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service 2018

Important Borough Public Meeting Schedule Information 2018  

Beginning in 2018, Jenkintown Borough Public Meetings are to be held on Wednesday evenings. This change was authorized in an effort to assist in fostering continued public involvement in Borough Council meetings.  The simplified meeting schedule will mean that the regularly scheduled Committee and Council meetings will fall on Wednesday evenings. Additionally, this revision to the meeting schedule will ensure that Borough Council and JSD School Board meetings will no longer be held on the same evenings, which hopefully enables residents as well as Board & Council members to attend both Jenkintown Borough Council and JSD – School Board meetings if desired.  Continue reading Important Borough Public Meeting Schedule Information 2018  

Important Information Update

The J.P.D. and the Borough Public Works Department have worked throughout the storm and expect to be wrapping up those operations within the next few hours. The forecast is calling for single digit and negative temperatures until Monday, January 8th. The frigid temperatures will cause icing and dangerous conditions. Salting operations will continue to be deployed as needed to make the roadways safe.

Borough wide Trash and Recycling curbside pick up is still scheduled for Saturday, January 6th, 2018. Continue reading Important Information Update

Mayor Dobbs Declares Snow Emergency

Mayor Dobbs has declared a snow emergency in the Borough of Jenkintown beginning tonight, 12:00 AM and expiring 6:00 PM tomorrow, Thursday January 4th, 2018. Residents with a driveway are asked to please park in it.  If you do not have a driveway please park as close to the curb as possible to allow for safe passage of the Borough plow trucks. The snow accumulation forecasts vary greatly (2″ to 6″). The frigid temperatures are expected to make the roads very slippery throughout the night and in to rush hour traffic. If you must travel please take along the recommended safety gear and allow extra time to navigate the expected icy roads. The Jenkintown Police Department and Public Works Department will be fully staffed throughout the storm. Continue reading Mayor Dobbs Declares Snow Emergency

Trash/Recycling & Holiday Tree Collection Schedule

Just a reminder to residents of Jenkintown that trash and recycling will be postponed one day this week and next week due to Christmas Day and New Years Day falling on a Monday. 
Trash and recycling will be collected on Saturday, January 6th due to the New Year holiday. 
Holiday Tree Collection will occur on all Tuesdays in January. Trees must be placed on the curb and this collection will only apply to real trees. All lights, tinsel, beads and ornaments must be removed. Trees should not be placed in a tree bag; since all recycled trees will be ground into wood mulch. If there are any questions about tree collection, please call 215-885-0700. 
Have a wonderful and healthy New Year!