The average cost to Montgomery County home owners to afford its proposed nearly $531 million 2023 budget will average about $53 a year. Two budget hearings, at which public comments will be accepted, are planned for Thursday.
Montgomery County commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend an additional $1.2 million to provide emergency hoteling services and additional street outreach for its growing homeless population.
Pottstown, West Pottsgrove, East Greenville, Royersford, and The Salvation Army in Pottstown are among 19 winners named Thursday by Montgomery County to receive federal Community Development Block Grants.
More than $48,000 in back taxes, owed to Montgomery County on the former Pottstown Plating Works property on South Washington Street, were exonerated Thursday by county commissioners. The parcel is being redeveloped.
Projects in Pottstown and Trappe boroughs, and Douglass (Montgomery), Perkiomen, Upper Salford, and West Pottsgrove townships are among 18 awarded funding Monday by Montgomery County commissioners for local improvements.
Montgomery County postponed the kick-off for its seventh annual trail challenge from today (Saturday) to June 4 because of rain. Registration remains open online, though, and participants have until Dec. 4 to complete their trail visits.
Montgomery County expects to receive $161 million from the American Rescue Plan Act to spend on specific projects. County commissioners hope the public can suggest how to best use the cash.
During a meeting Thursday, Montgomery County commissioners approved contracts that include monetary help for bridge emergency repairs or engineering work in Upper Providence and Skippack townships.