2017 Sweeper Route

From mid-May until mid-October, the Jenkintown Public Works Department works through the Borough to sweep the streets.  The Public Works Department has outlined a 3 route schedule that will travel along the streets on specific days.

See here for the schedule.

Rodman Avenue Closed Today to Thru Traffic

Rodman Avenue between Myrtle Avenue and Florence Avenue will be closed to thru traffic today, Wednesday, May 24th. The road closure will last until approximately 3:30PM. This closure will take place to allow for PECO to continue the trenching for new gas mains.

Please make plans to take an alternate route during the time listed to avoid further disruption to your travels. Thank you for your patience and understanding while these necessary repairs are made.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to get in contact with the Borough at (215) 885-0700.

Summer Music Series Starts Tonight!

The Jenkintown Recreation Board is proud to host a special, early Summer Music Series concert tonight, Tuesday, May 23, at 7PM. Come down to Town Square and support our very own Jenkintown High School Jazz Combo & Friends. While there, pick up a postcard flyer to put on your fridge so you won’t miss any of the fun concerts coming up this summer. As is tradition, refreshments in the form of water and ice pops will be provided by the Rec Board.

This year’s Summer Music Series is sponsored in part by The Drake Tavern. Thanks for the support!

EAC Small Parks Presentation

During the May meeting for the Jenkintown Environmental Advisory Committee, the JEAC devoted their time to preparing a presentation highlighting information regarding small parks and the results of the public survey conducted for the property at 433/435 Cedar Street. The JEAC also invited residents to attend to discuss how to best use green space within the Borough.

Click here to see the slides from the presentation!

 

 

Request for Information

Jenkintown Borough is seeking qualified applicants to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) for the acquisition and unified redevelopment of four Borough-owned parcels located on Summit Avenue with County Tax Parcel Nos. 10-00-03764-006; 10-00-03764-105; 10-00-03768-002; and 10-00-03772-007. The RFI is being sought strictly for the purpose of gaining knowledge of services available with an estimate of their corresponding costs and should not be construed as intent, commitment, or promise to acquire services, supplies, or solutions offered. No contract will result from any response to this RFI. The Request for Information will be available beginning on May 16th 2017, and can be obtained from Borough Hall, 700 Summit Avenue, Jenkintown PA, 19046. The Borough requests that this information, in written form, be submitted to Borough Manager, George Locke at 700 Summit Avenue, Jenkintown, PA 19046, no later than July 11th, 2017.

The Request for Information can be found here. Attachment A here and Attachment B here.