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.

  • Contact Information: If you have a Non-Emergency please call (215) 884-1202/03 and use prompt number 2.  If you have an Emergency please call 911 or (215) 884-1200.
  • Borough Hall will open late for business tomorrow:  Borough Hall will be open for business, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, January 4th, 2018.
  • Public Works: The Jenkintown Borough Public Works Department began preparing the equipment and roads in the Borough today in preparation for the storm and will continue to work through the duration of the storm salting and plowing when needed in order to keep the roads clear for emergency vehicles.
  • PECO: Customers experiencing any gas or electrical issues should contact PECO at 1-800-841-4141, or PECO Smart Mobile On-the-Go, the company’s mobile enhanced website.

If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to call, email or stop in to Borough Hall – (215) 885-0700